Welcome to Cross-Business
Market research and analysis, Regulatory survey, Market test, Buyers meetings, Trade events & Exhibitions promotion and everything you need to enable your company to quickly enter onto the targeted market.
Welcome to Cross-Business
Founded in 2012, in South Africa, Cross-Business is an International Trade Consulting firm specialized in the operational support of exporting companies wishing to develop or establish themselves in South Africa.
Market research and analysis, Regulatory survey, Market test, Buyers meetings, Trade events & Exhibitions promotion and everything you need to enable your company to quickly enter onto the South African market.
At Cross-Business, we have an extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in a variety of sectors including agriculture, food processing, healthcare, fashion and cosmetics, home living, decor and design, luxury, tourism, building, new technologies, industries, and many more.
We are a Euro South African team, based in Sandton, near Johannesburg for the last 20 years so we have an intimate insight into the cultures and business opportunities in Europe and South Africa.
Years of experience, and a large network of contacts makes us ideally placed to help you enter new markets rapidly and knowledgeably saving you both time and money that would be required to explore the market yourself !
Market Intelligence …to help you make an informed decision
How well do you know the business environment? We offer up-to-date macro-economic indicators, trade conditions, and opportunities in your particular market.
Marketability, key competitors, comparative prices, distribution networks, market access, and trade barriers, etc…
We provide quantitative and qualitative market information in order to assist your organisation to market its products or services more effectively.
Get feedback on your product
We arrange a market test according to your specifications prior to the introduction of your product or service onto the South African market. This will help you identify prospective partners in your new venture!
Meet your potential buyers
Once prospective partners have been identified, we organise your B2B meetings and assist you with all the logistic aspects of your business trip (accommodation, taxi, translator, etc.) to ease
Participate in our trade events to meet potential buyers and rapidly develop your contact network
We arrange delegations of exporters, investors or companies who are seeking new business opportunities or exploring the market…
Turn leads into business
As follow-up is just as crucial as the meeting itself, we will assist you to effectively take action after a networking event and turn your leads into business.
Get ready for your Exhibitions & Trade Shows
We plan and coordinate every single aspect of the set-up of your stand with professional exhibition platforms.
Should you wish to save on time and resources and cannot travel to attend a conference or trade show, we do it on your behalf, representing you and reporting the results back to you.
Are you looking for sourcing new products? We connect you with new suppliers in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Set up and run your company
Looking for starting your own business in South Africa? We will accompany you every step of the way through this adventure, and reduce the administrative burden.
You are not yet set in South Africa but need a virtual office? We offer you a physical and postal address in a prestigious location in Johannesburg that can be used on you company documentation.
Looking for an office in Johannesburg? We have office space available!
Kyalami Business Park is an ideal location, conveniently located between Johannesburg, Pretoria and the East and West Rand, on the doorstep of restaurants, supermarkets, medical, sports and shopping facilities… not forgetting the renown Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Center.
LAUNCH OF THE NANTSA VACCINE MANUFACTURING CAMPUS
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8.5 billion USD is the amount mobilized by the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union to enable South Africa to accelerate its energy transition towards a low-carbon economy, and reduce its dependence on coal.
ELON MUSK, CEO OF TESLA AND SPACEX RECENTLY ELECTED PERSON OF THE YEAR IS SOUTH AFRICAN!
"Person of the Year"
Elon Musk, the richest man on the planet, recently elected "Person of the Year" by Time Magazine is South African!
16TH DECEMBER: SOUTH AFRICA CELEBRATES RECONCILIATION DAY
This public holiday is celebrated since 1995, a year after the end of apartheid, wants highlight a sense of unity national and fostering harmony racial between the different populations of South Africa.
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 1ST NOVEMBER 2021
The municipal elections on 1 November 2021 marked a turning point in the political history of South Africa since the advent of democracy.
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN THE BEVERAGE SECTOR
While the alcoholic beverage sector has suffered from sales restrictions during the pandemic, it has remained very attractive.
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1. South Africa has the most modern and most modern economy diversified continent.
COVID SITUATION 1ST DECEMBER 2021
As of December 1, 2021, the country has more than 25.7 million people who have received at least one dose...
WE SHARE OUR WORKING SPACES!
We rent co-working spaces at Kyalami Business Park, Johannesburg, overlooking the famous "Kyalami Grand Prix" circuit!
Are you looking for a friendly workplace, in a quality environment, while optimizing your budget? Our shared workspace offers an ideal solution: equipped offices, connected meeting room, prestigious address, and many services on demand!
Interested? email firstname.lastname@example.org
IMF ECONOMIC FORECASTS: A BIGGER THAN EXPECTED ECONOMIC REBOUND
The IMF presented its new economic forecasts on October 14, 2021.
SPECIAL FOCUS ON THE DYNAMISM OF THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR
While the Covid crisis has led to a general slowdown in the South African economy, certain sectors, such as agriculture, continue to show their resilience!
COVID SITUATION 2ND NOVEMBER 2021
The vaccination campaign starts late in South Africa, due to delays in supplies. As of November 2, more than 22.62 million people have received at least one dose.
SOUTH AFRICA: A MAJOR, MODERN AND DIVERSIFIED ECONOMY!
Abundant natural resources, an emerging middle class consumers in constant search of new goods and services, an unprecedented integration into the world trade make South Africa a major economy, the most modern and diversified on the African continent!
It is precisely the diversity of its sectors that has allowed South Africa to do well in recent months, they are definitely making and consolidating the country's economic resilience!
Northern America: USA, Canada
Europe: Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, UK
Eastern Europe: Estonia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria
Asia: Russian Federation, Azerbaïdjan, Kazakhstan, Ouzbekistan, Turkmenistan
Middle East: Dubaï
South Asia: Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Vietnam