Population: 56,5 million (June 2017 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.44ZAR (15 Aug 2017).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 56,5 million (June 2017 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.44ZAR (15 Aug 2017).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).

Trade and Investment

As an active member of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and the G20, South Africa is an emerging market that can serve as a gateway to Africa’s vibrant market of over 1 billion.

Opportunities for trade and investment are plentiful.
















South African High Commission – Ottawa South African Consulate-General – Toronto:
15 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1M 1M8

Tel: (613) 744 0330
Fax: (613) 741 1639


Mon to Thu: 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
110 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 600
Toronto, ON
M2N 6Y8

Tel: (416) 944 8825
Office faxline: (416) 944 0925
Direct Office Faxline: (416) 944 0419

Mon to Thu: 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM