Country of South Africa

Take the role of a financial analyst who needs to prepare a report to help advise clients on the suitability of investing in the country of South Africa.

Use the following three factors and explain their impact on decision making for investment. (How do each of the factors help make South Africa a good investment opportunity or how do they hurt)

– political environment / ramifications
– major industries, for export and import
– demographics

Connect the information with economic and financial theory and provide good arguments for yes or no.

Use sources like:

– CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
– OECD.ORG
– WORLD DEVELOPMENT INDICATOR
– ST.LOUIS FRED

Suggested sections:

Section 1: overview of the country including data (if any)
Section 2: analysis/synthesis of data and info including the comparative advantage of the country / relation of analysis to theory

Section 3: conclusion, recommendations

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