2019

Open for business? A review of the SMME landscape in South Africa

Open for business? A review of the SMME landscape in South Africa

This report is a collaboration between the Centre For Risk Analysis (CRA) and Agis, a strategy and economic-development consulting firm active throughout Africa and an investor in three SMMEs. The report is presented in three sections. In the first section, the CRA presents high level data on SMMEs in South Africa. In the second section, Rolf Endres and Boikanyo Mothibatsela of Agis share their insights into the opportunities and challenges facing small businesses operating in SA. The final section of the report showcases the joint policy recommendations of the CRA and Agis.