700 000 more managers needed - dti deputy minister

2019-05-05 16:01

Africa needs about a million managers to effectively run the continent's economy, according to Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Bulelani Magwanishe.

Local footwear industry seeking to make a dent in Ghanaian market

2019-03-24 18:00

In a bid to attract more foreign direct investment, about 30 SA business people will be travelling to Ghana this week in search of trade and investment opportunities.

Davies: SA preparing for all Brexit outcomes

2018-12-18 21:37

SA's Department of Trade and Industry is preparing for all eventualities regarding Brexit - with its focus on ensuring trade is not interrupted.

SA entrepreneurs get exposure in China

2018-11-09 15:46

The SA companies and agencies exhibiting at the first China International Import Expo are satisfied with the responses from potential Chinese clients.

Companies Act changes: What corporate SA needs to know

2018-10-14 08:08

The deadline for comments on the SA Companies Amendment Bill has been extended and a legal expert tells Fin24 why Corporate SA should provide feedback now.

Davies: SA will use Brics to counter impact of trade wars

2018-07-25 14:45

South Africa plans to use the Brics platform to find ways to encourage trade among member states, and promote multilateral trade.

New facility aims to boost trade for SA firms in Africa

2018-07-16 12:37

South Africa has launched a $1bn (R13.2bn) trade facility to help local businesses that want to find new markets in the rest of the continent.

Revenue sharing model of regional customs union to be reviewed soon

2018-04-06 20:51

Negotiations on the review of the 2002 Southern African Customs Union (SACU) revenue sharing model are set to take place later this month.

Digital revolution good for small businesses, not so much for job security - Davies

2017-12-17 13:02

The SA economy must brace itself for the radical and disruptive change the digital industrial revolution will bring, says Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.

Govt gets tough on 'non-transformative' sugar industry

2017-11-10 16:12

The Department of Trade and Industry has instructed the South African Sugar Association to immediately stop paying levies to the South African Cane Growers Association until an agreement is reached on how to acknowledge black sugarcane growers in the sector.

 

Lindiwe Zulu suspends 9 officials in alleged network 'designed to defraud government'

2019-04-30 15:29

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu has placed nine officials in her department on suspension for their involvement in alleged corruption and fraudulent activities.

Black industrialists - key players in government’s commitment to grow SA

2019-01-19 07:30

B-BBEE has produced patchy outcomes, at best. Enter the Black Industrialist Policy, writes Soria Hay.

SA 'Automotive Masterplan' - more locally-built cars, more jobs

2018-11-23 11:04

The SA Automotive Masterplan has set out several objectives, including having a localisation rate of 60% and doubling employment in the auto sector by 2035.

Davies: I met with the Guptas, but so did Helen Zille

2018-10-29 15:56

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said he met with members of the Gupta family on several occasions between 2009 and 2013.

Rob Davies ‘must squash’ R10/kg US chicken imports

2018-09-02 06:01

The department of trade and industry is still studying the court aimed at forcing an end to the special quota system allowing 65 000 tons of dirt cheap US chicken into South Africa annually.

UAE may invest in SOEs

2018-07-22 06:05

The UAE ambassador says his country is already in talks with SAA and Eskom, and has pledged $10 billion.

Official designation for Atlantis Special Economic Zone

2018-06-11 18:11

Cabinet has given the go ahead for the designation of the Atlantis Special Economic Zone.

Sassa to explain loans which trap grant recipients in 'vicious cycle'

2018-02-15 12:29

The portfolio committee on trade and industry intends to ask the SA Social Services Agency to explain how grant recipients receive loans without any affordability tests being conducted.

A quick guide to who's probing Steinhoff

2017-12-14 07:47

At least six organisations are investigating global retail giant Steinhoff International following the abrupt resignation of its CEO and the dramatic share price plunge.

No more easy patents

2017-09-10 06:01

The new draft of the intellectual property (IP) policy, released by the department of trade and industry, paves the way to end the country’s “extraordinarily and unjustly high” rate of granting patents. The policy was published in the Government Gaze

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