List of companies of Swaziland

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Location of Swaziland

Swaziland is a sovereign state in Southern Africa. It is neighbored by Mozambique to its east and by South Africa to its north, west and south. The country and its people take their names from Mswati II, the 19th-century king under whose rule Swazi territory was expanded and unified.[1]

Swaziland is a developing country with a small economy. Its GDP per capita of $9,714 means it is classified as a country with a lower-middle income.[2] As a member of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), its main local trading partner is South Africa. Swaziland's currency, the lilangeni, is pegged to the South African rand. Swaziland's major overseas trading partners are the United States[3] and the European Union.[4] The majority of the country's employment is provided by its agricultural and manufacturing sectors. Swaziland is a member of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Union, the Commonwealth of Nations and the United Nations.

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Aero Africa Consumer services Travel & leisure Manzini 2003 Charter airline, defunct 2009
Central Bank of Swaziland Financials Banks Mbabane 1974 Central bank
Royal Swazi National Airways Consumer services Travel & leisure Manzini 1978 Airline, defunct 1999
Swazi Express Airways Consumer services Travel & leisure Matsapha 1995 Airline, defunct 2008
Swazi Rail Industrials Industrial transportation Mbabane 1963 Railway
Swaziland Airlink Consumer services Travel & leisure Matsapha 1999 Airline
Swaziland Posts and Telecommunications Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Mbabane 1986
Swaziland Stock Exchange Financials Financial services Mbabane 1990 Primary exchange
Tibiyo TakaNgwane Conglomerate Kwaluseni 1968 Media, sugar, real estate

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kuper, Hilda (1986). The Swazi: A South African Kingdom. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. pp. 9–10. 
  2. ^ "Swaziland". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Swaziland | Office of the United States Trade Representative". Ustr.gov. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  4. ^ "Swaziland". Comesaria.org. Retrieved 2014-08-16.