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July 16, 2019

South Africa’s 10 strongest and most valuable brands

Brand valuation and research group Brand Finance has published its latest annual review of the strongest and most valuable brands in South Africa – with mobile operators again emerging as the top dogs.

As defined by the report, brand value is equal to a net economic benefit that a brand owner would achieve by licensing the brand. Brand strength is used to determine what proportion of a business’ revenue is contributed by the brand.

In calculating this value, Brand Finance uses the royalty relief approach, which it says “involves estimating the likely future revenues that are attributable to a brand by calculating a royalty rate that would be charged for its use, to [...]

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July 16, 2019

Investor confidence in Africa is returning

FDI inflows have risen due to advances in regional integration, the digital economy, infrastructure development and agribusiness

Africa appears to have made its way back onto a growth trajectory with foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to the continent expected to increase by 15% in 2019, after a rise of 11% to $46bn in 2018.

As encouraging as the signs are, inflows are still below the annual average of the past 10 years of about $50m, but confidence is returning and that level could be regained by year end.

This is partly thanks to advances in regional integration and progress towards the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement [...]

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