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.

ANC is 'hypocritical' as government officials also visited Taiwan - DA

2017-01-03 19:04

It is "laughable" to suggest that Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga breached foreign policy by going to Taiwan, while government officials undertook the same trip in 2014, says the DA’s Dean Macpherson.

Retailers could face Christmas 'drought' of imported goods

2016-12-04 10:18

South African retailers could face a shortage of imported goods in their stores over the Christmas shopping period, as the authority that permits these goods to hit the shelves has a backlog of over 5 000 authorisations.

Will 21 be the new legal drinking age in SA?

2016-10-03 19:55

The Department of Trade and Industry has published liquor and gambling amendment bills that aim to limit the social ills associated with drinking and gambling.

'Slow grower SA' still has a chance - report

2016-09-18 13:04

Although South Africa was grouped with Arab Spring countries as a "slow grower" the agri-processing and manufacturing sectors present opportunities for growth.

dti's absence on steel price committee questioned

2016-08-16 14:23

Most of the steel industry is regulated by the department of trade and industry, yet the dti has no representation on the recently established steel price committee.

UK post-Brexit won't be more restrictive than EU - Davies

2016-07-04 11:34

There’s no reason to believe Britain will be more restrictive than the EU when it comes to trade agreements with South Africa, says trade and industry minister Rob Davies.

SA's Rooibos Tea gains protection under EU deal

2016-06-17 12:56

South Africa's renowned Rooibos Tea has secured geographic indicator status in a pact with the European Union, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.


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.

SA slaps huge import tax on EU chicken legs

2016-12-15 13:57

The government has slapped a safeguard duty of 13.9% on frozen chicken legs imported from the European Union to help the ailing local industry.

Investors not dwelling on State of Capture report - Davies

2016-11-08 15:14

Foreign direct investors have not bolted due to allegations in the Public Protector's State of Capture report, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

Davies denies interfering at regulatory body

2016-09-19 19:24

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has denied interfering at the National Regulator for Compulsory Specification that allegedly led to its CEO's resignation.

dti confident about steel price protection measures

2016-09-15 13:30

The department of trade and industry has done enough to save primary and downstream steel producers in South Africa, says a departmental official.

Zim's economic health impacts SA - Davies

2016-08-04 19:31

Zimbabwe has failed to meet its commitments under the SADC trade protocol, which may impact regional trade deals, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Brexit: British can set up shop in SA, says Davies

2016-06-17 18:03

The British can set up shop in South Africa to access the European market if they exit the European Union, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Prime time ad ban for alcohol could be on the cards

2016-06-06 16:55

Prime time advertising of alcoholic beverages could soon be a thing of the past if cabinet approves a regulation contained in the draft liquor policy paper.

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