Nando's: We serve only South African chicken

2016-05-19 07:47

Fast food chain Nando’s has rejected the government’s assertion that it serves imported American chicken in its restaurants.

How world sees SA: BBC HARDtalk rips into Zuma loyalist Rob Davies

2016-05-06 21:00

In an interview televised locally, BBC HARDtalk anchor Stephen Sackur launched a full-frontal attack on Trade Minister Rob Davies.

Rob Davies declares war on illicit, unsafe goods

2016-03-25 14:30

Those dumping illicit and unsafe products on the South African market will face the full might of the law, warns Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.

Ministers serve at the pleasure of the president – Davies

2016-03-17 20:39

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says he served at the pleasure of the president, downplaying reports that he stood to be removed from his position in a cabinet shuffle.

SA, Saudi Arabia to strengthen trade, investment

2016-03-13 19:30

Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies and his Saudi counterpart, Dr Twafeeq Al Rabeeach will co-chair the SA-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission.

SA's suspension from Agoa to be lifted - minister

2016-03-03 15:22

South Africa's suspension from the African Growth and Opportunity Act will be lifted, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

Ministers upbeat after Zuma’s economy SONA

2016-02-12 07:15

Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas says President Jacob Zuma delivered a “good speech” that focused on ways to grow the economy.

Dti 'working' to get US poultry on shelves

2016-01-12 18:50

The suspension of SA’s agriculture benefits from Agoa on March 15 will be lifted as soon as the first shipment of poultry enters the SA market, according to the dti.

SA faces one more Agoa hurdle

2016-01-08 07:53

South Africa faces one more obstacle over US meat imports before it can make a toast to remaining a part of the US Agoa trade agreement.

Davies: Deal cracked to keep SA in Agoa

2016-01-07 15:26

The salmonella issue has been resolved and the SA market is now open for 65 000 tonnes of US poultry imports, says Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.


Economy needs urgent structural change, says Davies

2016-05-09 19:28

There is a pressing need for South Africa to break away from a commodity dependent economy, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

SA fights to preserve steel-making capacity

2016-04-20 16:51

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says the country faces huge challenges amid the global gut in steel prices, but intends to preserve its primary steel-making capacity.

Clothing workers rally to face challenges head on

2016-03-23 17:43

There is still much to do in the clothing and textile industry to grow decent work and to ensure an equitable sharing of the benefits of industry growth.

Guptas want to remove Rob Davies - SACP

2016-03-17 15:20

The SA Communist Party claims that another "Gupta-inspired" Cabinet reshuffle is imminent and will see Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies removed from his post.

Minister Davies a 'serial non-attender' in Parliament - DA

2016-03-09 18:42

The DA has called Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies a "serial non-attender" in Parliament as it lodged a complaint about him not being present to take questions related to South Africa's economy.

Rob Davies fires opening shots for ANC at SONA debate

2016-02-16 15:22

The African National Congress has sent in an economic heavyweight to kick off the debate on President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address.

Zwane warns mining companies sitting on assets

2016-02-08 16:15

Industries that acquire mining rights with the intention of selling them without being productive must give others a chance, says Mineral Resources Minister Zwane.

New Agoa deadline set as Obama announces SA suspension date

2016-01-12 07:33

South Africa can avoid suspension if it fully complies with the US over its poultry imports, after US President Barack Obama said SA was not meeting the requirements of Agoa.

Agoa reaction: 'Common sense prevailed'

2016-01-07 16:59

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA is pleased that an agreement with the US is paving the way for SA to remain part of the Agoa trade programme.

Davies, Zuma to blame for Agoa ‘disaster’ - DA

2016-01-04 19:10

The DA shadow minister of trade and industry has blamed dti Minister Rob Davies and President Jacob Zuma for missing a deadline which could see SA kicked out of Agoa.

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