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.

Definition of black industrialists to be 'tight'

2015-12-10 20:30

The black industrialists policy is a game changer in the way that black economic empowerment has unfolded in the country, Trade and Industry minister Rob Davies says.

Davies tables investment bill, says it won’t dent SA

2015-11-17 16:15

Amid criticism from opposition parties, the Promotion and Protection of Investments Bill has been tabled in Parliament.

South Africa 'on track' to stay in US trade pact

2015-11-08 10:03

South Africa is on track to meet a deadline to resume imports of US poultry into the country, says the trade and industry department.

Davies, govt urged to avert 60-day US ultimatum

2015-11-06 11:50

SA has only 60 days to avoid a profoundly negative impact on its economy after the US has threatened to suspend its duty-free farm trade status, industry role players warn.

Tens of millions squandered on DTI aerospace project - DA

2015-09-17 20:00

Tens of millions of rands have been squandered on the Centurion Aerospace Village , initiated by the department of trade and industry, the Democratic Alliance says.

Rob Davies warns reckless lenders

2015-09-07 16:31

With an economy on shaky ground and consumers with less disposable income, lenders will look to expand their business, warns trade minister Rob Davies.


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.

Consumers to bear brunt of dumped US chicken - Shoprite

2015-12-22 17:25

The true price benefit of chicken imports from the US will not reach hard-pressed consumers, who need it most in trying economic times, says retailer Shoprite.

I am still trade and industry minister - Davies

2015-12-10 15:56

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies would not be drawn into speculating whether he would be one of the next ministers to lose their job.

SA, US ink poultry deal

2015-11-17 15:00

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies expects key negotiations over agricultural exports with the US to be completed "well before" the expiry deadline.

SA confident it will meet 60-day US ultimatum

2015-11-06 14:48

The South African government is confident that it can resolve outstanding issues and avoid an AGOA suspension, the dti says.

DA claims on aerospace village baseless - DTI

2015-09-22 22:02

Democratic Alliance claims regarding the use of public money at the Centurion Aerospace Village are baseless, the department of trade and industry says.

Consumers lie to get credit - debt collector

2015-09-08 18:01

A Fin24 reader, who is a debt collector, responds to Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies' warning of affordability tests coming regarding the grant of credit.

Steel penny drops – ANC refuses to sacrifice local industry for Chinese friendship

2015-08-26 15:33

Alec Hogg says contrary to popular opinion, the ANC is showing it is not prepared to sacrifice local industry on the altar of Chinese friendship.

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