6Group Performance Store growth – 14 planned Store performance - 26% Turnover growth – 33%
7Store & DC Network 3 DC + 5 DC + 23 Copyright 2009: Fernridge ConsultingStore & DC Network3DC + 5DC + 23
8Medium Term Strategy National Growth Business Diversification Organic Existing storesNew StoresAcquisitiveBusiness DiversificationVertical integrationBackward - ManufactureForward - Retail and Wholesale
9Proposed Store Network Copyright 2009: Fernridge ConsultingProposed Store Network3 + 3Total = 495 + 70 + 523 + 3
10Current Thai Imported Product Range Food & RelatedFrozenAmbientDry GoodsHerbs and SpicesKitchen Equipment & MachineryLiquorExclusive distributor of Singha beer
12Economic powerhouse of the African continent, with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of R1,9 trillion (US$283bn) - four times that of its Southern African neighbours, and comprising 30% of the entire GDP of Africa.Highly developed first-world economic infrastructure and a huge emergent market economy has given rise to a strong entrepreneurial and dynamic investment environment.Amongst the highest ranking developing economies and surpasses countries such as Hungary, Italy, Brazil.
13Transport and Logistics Infrastructure Boasts one of the most modern and extensive transport infrastructures in Africa.Infrastructure plays a crucial role in the country's economy and is depended on by many neighbouring states.Recent large-scale upgrading of the country's infrastructure, as well as investment in new infrastructure.Costs of doing BusinessCompares favourably to other emerging world markets.Lowest electricity prices in the world and despite looming challenges in this sectorLabour costs are significantly lower than those of other key emerging markets.Favourable corporate tax rate compared to other emerging markets.Macro-economic stabilityLevel of macro-economic stability not seen in many years. Solid foundation for increased investment and growthFinancial InfrastructureOne of the world's favourite emerging markets, offering investors sophisticated financial infrastructures and exceptional investment opportunities.
14Key Financial Indicators - SA Prime9.00%Repo5.50%CPIFeb %PPIJan %GDPDec 11 -3,20%OutlookForeign investment – encouragedForeign Trade – Exchange control relaxation
15Outlook 2012 Global recession compounds challenges Economic slowdown Weaker commodity pricesWeaker external demandGlobal trade – shrink by 2%
16SA Imports/Exports from Thailand – All Products Ranked – 13/204Proportion: 2.3%R000’sSOURCE : DTI
17PREPARED FOODSTUFFS; BEVERAGES, SPIRITS, &VINEGAR; TOBACCO & MANUFACTURED TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES CountryIMPORT (R 000) R a n kProportion 2012Annual Growth20112010200920082012%TotalCum. ARGENTINA3,073,5642,720,5002,809,0462,979,440113.60%-19.30% UNITED KINGDOM2,216,4041,907,5391,641,6141,849,259210.00%23.60%-17.30% CHINA980,223840,148796,559614,971349.20%32.80%70.90% THAILAND831,786851,3001,138,527907,80766.60%39.50%45.80% BRAZIL1,222,244825,1571,452,3271,060,366546.00%-1.60% UNITED STATES940,025797,853730,010794,5505.30%51.40%3.20% ITALY622,313471,119477,976487,1077104.80%56.20%41.50%
18SA Imports from Thailand – Food & Related SOURCE : DTI
24Objectives :To leverage the existing internal and external relationships and infrastructure to improve Thai/SA tradeProvide access to the SA market for large , medium and small Thai companiesEstablish a gateway to Africa for Thai suppliers
41Guidelines – Contribution in ZAR DEPSuppliersTTDCPre inception and establishment costsxSet up and Development CostsRental per month - total aggregate contribution for all suppliersMarketingXDemo and display productsStockShowroom rental (based on sqm)Supply Chain costsUtilitiesOpening Ceremony
42Contact DetailsWeb:Physical:Unit 27bThe Waverly Business ParkKoetzee Rd, Observatory, 7700, Cape Town, south AfricaPh:Fax