Creditsafe Adds South Africa

Sep 30, 2019 4:49:00 PM / by Nathan Kolb



Creditsafe USA, the global business intelligence experts, announced today that it has extended its global database to include information on private and public companies in South Africa.

South Africa represents over 18% of the African economy, has the 2nd largest economy in Africa and is 36th largest in the world based on nominal GDP. South Africa is seeing steady growth in production and output contributing to a 1.7% increase in GDP. They have additionally experienced a total gross earnings growth of 6.9% year over year.

"Anyone looking for business clarity in a complex regioncan find solace in knowing that by using Creditsafe's global business intelligence, they'll now have one source of information on the companies that make up 50% of the overall African economy."

Matthew Debbage
CEO of Creditsafe Asia and Americas

In addition to South Africa, Creditsafe already has comprehensive business data for companies in 9 other African countries, including Egypt and Algeria, the 3rd and 4th largest economies in Africa, respectively.

Specifically for South Africa, Creditsafe provides customers with immediate online intelligence for many aspects of a company's key information including company name/address, financial, industry code/description, negative data, payment behavior, shareholder information, and group structure.

"With data now available instantly on companies in South Africa, we provide incredible access to insight on African companies. This allows for greater international trade opportunities for our clients, as they can now access more business and credit data, enabling them to make smarter business decisions."

Matthew Debbage
CEO of Creditsafe Asia and Americas


Topics: international, press release, South Africa

Nathan Kolb

Written by Nathan Kolb

Nathan Kolb handles Brand Engagement and Content Creation for Creditsafe. He has a unique and varied background that was formed through experience with entrepreneurship and business ownership, military service, business advising, and as an instructor at various levels. Nathan loves to stay active in mind and body and consistently finds new challenges to apply himself to both professionally and personally.

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