Swaziland

Swaziland is experiencing a low-growth environment with GDP growth remaining within the 1 to 3% band since 2008. However, the economy is relatively diversified with manufacturing and services taking up a larger share of output than most of Swaziland’s peers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Swaziland at a glance

There are some expenditure and revenue concerns; the country will require discipline in spending to secure future streams of foreign direct investment.

Quick view:

  • Population: 1 268 000*
  • Current GDP: USD 3.4 billion*
  • Real GDP growth: 2.5%*
  • Consumer inflation: 5.6%#

* 2014 World Bank data; # 2013 World Bank data

Sector expertise in Swaziland

In Swaziland, we have realised significant value for our clients in Swaziland’s manufacturing and agriculture sectors. Supported by the sector experts at Standard Bank in Johannesburg, we also work with key players in Swaziland across the key sectors of the economy.

Our sector specialists provide insights into the conditions and challenges faced on-the-ground by our clients. We develop working solutions by understanding all players in the sector value chain, and coordinate and execute our clients’ financing and banking requirements within and across continents.

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Products and services in Swaziland

Our Transactional Products and Services team provides a key offering, from transaction accounts to loans. Our Global Markets team provides foreign exchange and hedging instruments, and is focused on educating clients about the possibilities of our full range of services. Our Investment Banking team focuses on advisory services for a variety of funding needs and corporate finance services.

Our range of products includes:

  • Transactional accounts
  • Electronic banking
  • Foreign exchange
  • Cash management
  • Lending products
  • Advisory services
  • Treasury products
  • Investor services
  • Specialised finance
  • Vehicle and asset finance
  • Trade and commodity finance

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Standard Bank Swaziland Limited

Corporate Place Building
Swazi Plaza
Mbabane

 +268 2405 3456

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