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Exporting and Importing for a Developing Country

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DR. Donna Falloon, MBA, PhD

ITB-320 International marketing

05-14-2014

South Africa is a country I chose for this assignment and the product to market would be the Aluminum. South Africa is one of the developing countries in the continent of Africa. The country is located in the south bottom of the continent and is borders by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, the Indian Ocean to the East side, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe are on the north side of South Africa. The developing country has an estimated population of 52 million with 3 different capitals (Pretoria, Cap town, and Bloemfontein). The officials’ languages are Afrikaans and English and the country has many different tribes and dilates. As mentioned above, the product chose Aluminium, which is a recyclable metal very know for it lightweight, strong, formability, and easy to weld also a good conductive element. Aluminium is part of the periodic metallic element found in chemistry. It is also an electricity conductor that can be used in many decorative applications by making use of its high reflectivity. South Africa is a constitutional and parliamentary republic and has like most of countries three government systems. The executive power where the president is the commandant in chief, appoint the state in accordance with the legislative authority and the legal authority, also include the Deputy president and Ministers. The legislative power consists of 350 to 400 members depending on the number of elected during that year of election and 90 delegates’ members from the national council of provinces. The third power which is the judicial authority consist of the constitutional court, the Supreme Court, high court and the magistrate courts. The challenges in the South African market products are clearly the insufficient of the development of the rural areas which have a huge impact on the country market products because it slow the movement of the products from one zone to the other. South Africa benefited from many surrounded countries and in the other hand help those that do not have a port authority as Botswana for their success. The Southern African Development Community could soon become South Africa’s biggest market for manufactured goods. Besides that, South Africa is expanding its role as a regional transport hub. A significant number of the section of the corporate community is involved, and South African banks appear well positioned to take advantage of growing financial services throughout Africa. In South Africa, Agricultural economists are in a good place to meet these challenges and to work hand in hand with the country governments to develop the policies for the agriculture sector and to be able to promote income growth in some poor areas. Only not just to provide the basic products and available resources to feed and clothe it people, it contributes about 15% of the South African GDP and assist in the growing of employment for about 1, 2 million workers. Primary mankind will still remain food and clothes and by this the ones that have an excellent training in, or studies agriculture, fibre or food disciplines will always have a chance to benefit certain job opportunities. The local infrastructure in South Africa is totally independent and the metropolitan and district municipalities utilise their revenues to finance road infrastructure, and the government assists only in few occasions because each municipality and district are allowed to generate its own revenues. The country has 283 municipalities that rely on couple major assistance programmes, which include the public transport infrastructure and systems grant, (PTIS), the Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG), and the expanded public works programme (EPWP). In addition, South Africa infrastructure data mentioned that the municipalities used less…