Transparency Market Research

South Africa Wire and Cable Market to Be Driven by Infrastructure Investments

Wire and Cable Market - South Africa Industry Analysis and Forecast 2020


Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/10/2016 -- The South Africa wire and cable market is being driven by an infrastructure boom in both residential as well as commercial sectors. This high rate of activity in the two sectors has created major scope for the use of wires and cables in the country. Another driver highlighted by the report is the growth in the nation's telecom industry in terms of the number of connections available.

Full South African Market Descrpition of Wire and Cables at:

Of the various materials used in the South Africa wire and cable market, copper wires and cables outstripped all others and held a share of 38.17% in 2013. The second-largest segment under types of wires and cables was of fiber optics. Both segments are expected to maintain their relative positions over the forecast period, according to the report. The increasing demand for both segments is owed to the high investments, made by South African companies as well as the government, into the South Africa wire and cable market to meet the demands of a rapidly growing economy. The increasing population also plays a major role in the growth of the South Africa wire and cable market.

A large part of the copper wires and cables segment goes into power generation, power distribution, telecoms, and electric and electronic circuits.The South Africa wire and cable market is also segmented by the report according to the types of voltage. This category includes the segments of high voltage, medium voltage, and low voltage. Of these, the South Africa wire and cable market was dominated by low voltage wires and cables in 2013, owing to a large number of applications ranging from buildings and construction, communications, automobiles, electronic appliances, and power transmission and distribution.

In terms of the various applications, the South Africa wire and cable market was led by the buildings segment. This segment comprises both residential and commercial buildings, both of which are showing high rates of development.

Technical Aspects of Wire and Cables used in South Africa:

The key players in the South Africa wire and cable market are General Cable Sub – Sahara Africa, Nexans Trade (Pty) Ltd., South Ocean Holdings Limited, Power Technologies (Pty) Ltd., Kewberg Cables & Braids (Pty) Ltd., ARB Electrical Wholesalers (Pty) Ltd., CCG Cable Terminations Pty Ltd., CBI - electric: African Cables (Pty) Ltd, B & W Instrumentation and Electrical Limited, and Aberdare Cables (Pty) Limited.

About TMR
Transparency Market Research (TMR) is a global market intelligence company, providing global business information reports and services. Our exclusive blend of quantitative forecasting and trends analysis provides forward-looking insight for thousands of decision makers. TMR's experienced team of Analysts, Researchers, and Consultants, use proprietary data sources and various tools and techniques to gather and analyze information.

Our data repository is continuously updated and revised by a team of research experts, so that it always reflects the latest trends and information. With a broad research and analysis capability, Transparency Market Research employs rigorous primary and secondary research techniques in developing distinctive data sets and research material for business reports.