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.

US-SA trade war looms

2015-11-08 16:52

Obama gives us 60 days to allow US chicken, pork and beef imports again.

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.

Davies confident of Agoa renewal

2015-08-04 18:00

SA will present a strong case for its continued participation in Agoa at a public hearing in Washington, says Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.

Putting Lotto on hold would be 'irrational' - deputy minister

2015-07-09 14:01

It is unlikely that the Lotto will be halted while bidders Ithuba and Gidani are “fighting in court”, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Mzwandile Masina says.

SA footwear manufacturers to train in China

2015-06-15 14:26

A group of footwear manufacturers has left for China on for a three-month shoe design and manufacturing techniques capacity building programme.

US deal may cost poultry sector 6 500 jobs

2015-06-10 10:29

The poultry industry could lose up to to R900m in turnover as a result of an agreement to allow duty-free imported chicken from the US, says an industry body.


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.

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.

Zuma arrives in Botswana for SADC summit

2015-08-16 18:16

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Gaborone, Botswana ahead of the 35th Ordinary Southern African Development Community (SADC) heads of state summit, the presidency says.

Investment bill adds uncertainty - DA

2015-07-28 19:32

The promotion and protection of the investment bill "says nothing new and adds uncertainty", according to the DA.

Minister's awarding of lottery license irrational - judge

2015-07-08 23:18

A Pretoria high court judge has described Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies's decision to award the national lottery license to Ithuba as irrational and "displaying an excessive appetite for risk".

Anthea Jeffery: New BEE rules = “demographic” quotas for company management

2015-06-10 14:47

The key difference is that, in the past, there were no binding sub-targets for African, coloured, or Indian representation, says Anthea Jeffery.

Poultry deal with US will assure SA access

2015-06-08 11:38

An agreement with the US to allow chicken exports to SA will ensure that products maintain access to the US through the African Growth and Opportunity Act.

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