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President to engage with Nissan Global

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President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday, 28 August 2019, participate in a Japan-South Africa Business Forum at the Nissan Global Headquarters in Yokohama in Japan.

This engagement by the President forms part of his Working Visit to the State of Japan where he arrived today, Tuesday 27 August 2019, to participate in the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development. 

President Ramaphosa will utilize the business engagement to invite global partners to experience South Africa as an investment destination and trade partner, and to participate in the country’s efforts to secure faster, sustainable and inclusive economic growth and reduce unemployment. 

More than 140 Japanese companies have an investment footprint in South Africa totalling more than R90 billion. 

The government of Japan as well as the country’s corporate sector view South Africa as a strategic partner on the African continent and within the context of the 
programmes and activities of TICAD

Media are invited to the South Africa-Japan Business Engagement as follows:

Time: 10:00 
Date: 28 August 2019
Venue: Nissan Hall, Nissan Global Headquarters, Yokohama 

Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President on 072 854 5707 

Issued by: The Presidency
Pretoria