Informal sector cross border trade spending in Gauteng
Dr Sally Peberdy
Date of publication: 1 October 2015
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In 2014 GCRO conducted an in-depth survey with 1,270 informal sector cross border traders who travel to Gauteng to buy goods for their businesses in their home countries. SA Tourism counted nearly 7 million arrivals from Africa through South Africa’s land-borders in 2014. Over 7.5% were for shopping for businesses in their home countries.