Tshwane boasts one of the most sophisticated and competitive industrial and services economies in South Africa.


The unique combination of a highly developed first-world economic infrastructure and a wide skills pool has given rise to a strong entrepreneurial and dynamic investment environment and has enabled the city to firmly established itself in the African and global economy.

4th largest city economy in RSA

R313 billion GVA
(25% of Provincial GDP and 9% of
National GDP)

A global Capital City

Ford, BMW, Nissan, Iveco, Aerosud, Nestle, Telkom, Denel, Datacentrix, MMI Holdings, Sephaku, Octodec, Exxaro, TATA

Well developed public and economic infrastructure

Over 20 industrial parks

Proximity to large markets in SADC and Sub-Saharan Africa

300 million population with high growth

The most innovative square mile in Africa

60% of RSA’s research output (90% for medical, science and technology)
Only Industrial 3D digital printer in Africa
3 internationally recognised universities
10 internationally recognised research institutions

Well developed legal system

High quality of living

The City is the centre of the African aerospace and defence industry

Developed industrial infrastructure with various industrial parks

Automotive Supplier Park
Centurion Aerospace Village (CAV)
The Innovation Hub
Over 20 other industrial parks

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