South Africa has experienced a relatively weak recovery from the great economic crisis compared to other BRIICS countries.
In its first Environmental Performance Review of South Africa, the OECD praises the progress made with environmental reforms. It also urges Africa’s biggest economy to keep focusing on green growth to help it shift towards a low-carbon model that will improve the well-being of all South Africans and preserve its rich natural habitat.
Sound debt management allows African policymakers to develop local-currency bond markets, integrate into a worldwide network of debt managers, and to enhance awareness of advances in Africa among policymakers, investors and others outside the continent.
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This case study is part of the OECD project on Mobilising Private Investment in Low-Carbon, Climate-Resilient Infrastructure. The aim of the project is to assess and promote good practice policies that help countries encourage private sector investment in low-carbon climate-resilient infrastructure.
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Gains in female education attainment have contributed to a worldwide increase in women’s participation in the labour force, but considerable gaps remain in working hours, conditions of employment and earnings. More specific data for South Africa are available in this country note.
The OECD Secretariat has extended its database on regulatory management indicators to the following countries: Brazil, Chile, Estonia, Israel, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa. The results can be downloaded in the form of individual country notes.
How can government policies move towards increasing agricultural innovation and improving productivity? This OECD conference shared case studies and ideas from Europe, China, United States, India, Africa, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand.
This Review of the Gauteng City-Region, South Africa evaluates measures to position economic development policy and to confront economic inequality in the Johannesburg/Pretoria region.
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This report provides Members with an update on the Enhanced Engagement process. Enhanced Engagement is the result of a decision by the Council at Ministerial level in May 2007 “to invite the Secretary-General to strengthen OECD co-operation with Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and South Africa through Enhanced Engagement programmes with a view to possible membership.”
OECD and the South African government have created a centre to encourage co-operation among African debt managers and to support the development of sound practices in public debt and cash management.