Radical transformation a marathon, not a sprint - Davies

2017-06-20 20:12

Radical economic transformation is about going to the roots to bring change in the structure of the economy and it is a marathon, not a sprint, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

New threshold for BEE transactions positive, but stakes higher - expert

2017-06-13 05:00

The stakes for new broad-based black economic empowerment transactions are now higher and will have a meaningful impact on corporate companies, says an analyst.

Davies denies treating steel giant with 'kid gloves'

2017-06-08 15:37

Government is trying to find a balancing act by protecting the downstream steel manufacturers while also ensuring the existence of a primary steel manufacturer, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Online gamblers lose big time over illegal winnings

2017-05-28 16:00

Online gamblers have had over R1m confiscated by the state after a court ordered several gamblers to forfeit their illegal winnings to the state.

Ministers meet S&P as SA seeks to avert downgrade

2017-05-22 23:01

Four South African ministers have met with S&P Global Ratings after discussions with Moody’s Investors Service last week as the nation seeks to avoid another downgrade.

Cape Town's bid for special economic zone has weaknesses - board

2017-05-08 08:51

The Western Cape’s bid to designate Atlantis a Special Economic Zone has not been approved as there are technical weaknesses and legal compliance challenges that need to be addressed.

Brexit won’t interrupt SA-UK trade, says Davies

2017-04-24 11:55

The South African government plans to continue the trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom, following Brexit.

Davies: We pulled out all stops for R4bn titanium project

2017-03-26 17:30

Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies says his department has been hard at work for the upcoming launch of a R4bn titanium beneficiation project.

DTI sweetens procurement transformation pill - Davies

2017-03-07 13:36

A new cost sharing grant relating to procurement and supply has been announced by Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.

DTI responds to Malema's poultry tariff hike demand

2017-01-13 09:09

In response to Julius Malema's urging for a 50% tariff on poultry imports, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies says a committee is examining the industry's challenges.


Ramaphosa slams GM's short notice SA exit

2017-06-14 20:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says General Motors' sudden decision to leave South Africa does not sit well with government.

Candidate for National Lotteries Commission chair shortlisted for 'experience, qualifications' - Davies

2017-06-12 20:23

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies defended his shortlisting of the incumbent Lotteries Commission chairperson Alfred Nevhutanda to serve at the helm of the institution.

Davies unapologetic about Black Business Council funding

2017-06-07 16:18

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said in Parliament on Wednesday that he would not apologise for providing funding to the Black Business Council.

GM exit was fait accompli - Davies

2017-05-24 05:00

General Motors’ decision to exit South Africa was a fait accompli and there was nothing government could do to reverse the decision, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Astral profits dive more than 50%

2017-05-17 21:32

Astral's profits dwindle on the back of imports, drought and lower sales.

Davies: New global deal needed to rid world of social ills

2017-05-03 12:13

There needs to be a 'new global deal' where economies start adopting new technologies which can liberate the world from many of its social ills, says Rob Davies.

Transformation in automotive industry non-negotiable - Davies

2017-04-05 17:44

Trade and industry minister Rob Davies expressed concern over the surge in imports of automotive components and called for urgent transformation of the industry.

Chris Hart: Incentives often a sign of bad policy

2017-03-07 19:52

Government incentives are often there to make up for bad policy, according to economist Chris Hart.

Davies vows to rescue SA's ailing poultry industry

2017-02-15 18:34

South Africa’s poultry industry will be protected against the “surge of imports” otherwise there may be no industry left, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Impose 50% tariff on poultry imports, urges Malema

2017-01-12 19:35

The Economic Freedom Fighters called on Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies to impose a 50% tariff on all chicken importers to protect SA poultry farmers and their workers.

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