ARTICLES RELATING TO EBRAHIM PATEL

Solidarity asks Minister Patel to intervene in ArcelorMittal retrenchments

2019-08-07 21:54

Union Solidarity has asked Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel to sit in on an ArcelorMittal meeting aimed at discussing the company's restructuring plans, which could see as many as 2 000 employees retrenched.

Poultry import tariff a delicate balance, Patel admits

2019-07-12 18:49

Minister of Trade Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel acknowledged that striking the balance between preserving the local industry and keeping poultry affordable could prove challenging.

Ferial Haffajee: Ramaphosa set to merge two economic ministries

2019-05-22 10:45

The Economic Development Ministry, currently headed by Minister Ebrahim Patel, is set to be incorporated into the Department of Trade and Industry, according to sources with knowledge of Cabinet plans.

Private Healthcare Market Inquiry has cost R196m – Patel

2019-01-02 10:22

The Private Healthcare market inquiry conducted over four years cost R196m, according to Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

10 ways the new Competition Bill will change the business landscape

2018-12-09 16:02

The National Council of Provinces this week passed the Competition Amendment Bill, which will now go to the president for his assent, here's what it means for businesses.

Patel: I declined several invites from the Guptas

2018-11-19 15:11

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says he declined several invitations from the Guptas, including one to attend the now-infamous wedding at Sun City in 2013.

Patel says SA must manufacture own trains, not buy them abroad

2018-10-26 15:39

There is no reason for South Africa to buy trains from Asia or Europe, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has told the South Africa Investment Conference.

We could have done better, government admits on SA economy

2018-10-18 20:00

Quarterly economic and employment data paint a bleak picture of South Africa’s economic health. Aside from entering a technical recession in September, South Africa lost 69 000 jobs in the second quarter of the year.

Competition Commission spends R14.9m on VIP security, says Ebrahim Patel

2018-10-08 19:27

Over the past year, the Competition Commission saw a "spate" of unsolved crimes, including executives being robbed at gun point and a security breach at the commission's premises.

AG slams Competition Commission over R128m in irregular expenditure

2018-09-25 21:24

Auditor General Kimi Makwetu has said the commission not only incurred millions in irregular expenditure but also exceeded its approved budget.

 

Competition Tribunal announces first woman head

2019-08-03 14:58

According to a statement from the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mazwai previously served as National Head of Competition at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyer before joining the Tribunal in 2013.

An election and a resignation later: How does Brexit affect SA now?

2019-05-31 14:24

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that departments would be merged in a bid to improve government efficiency. This means that Minister Ebrahim Patel will most likely lead the remaining engagements.

Ramaphosa to sign Competition Amendment Bill into law

2019-02-12 19:04

President Cyril Ramaphosa will sign the Competition Amendment Bill into law on Wednesday afternoon at the Tuynhuys Chambers in Parliament.

12 dawn raids cost Competition Commission R57m in payments to service providers

2019-01-01 12:34

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has said in reply to a Parliamentary question that search and enter raids constitute a 'highly specialised activity' and payments to service providers are essential.

Land Bank boss Tshokolo Nchocho to head up IDC

2018-12-06 13:18

The appointment of Land Bank boss Tshokolo Nchocho as the next CEO of the Industrial Development Corporation has been approved by Cabinet.

Panel looking into ways to improve effectiveness of competition authorities – Patel

2018-10-31 21:50

Even strong institutions like the Competition Commission face challenges which are being addressed, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has said.

National Assembly passes Competition Amendment Bill and this is what it means for your business

2018-10-24 12:14

The National Assembly has passed the Competition Amendment Bill, allowing it to be referred to the National Council of Provinces for concurrence. The bill seeks to close loopholes in the current Competition Act, and define contraventions and uncompetitive conduct by companies more explicitly.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma to give keynote address at Ramaphosa's Investment Summit

2018-10-18 14:27

Alibaba founder and tech billionaire Jack Ma will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming Investment Summit in Johannesburg next week, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to attract billions in new investments to kickstart SA's lagging economy.

Industrial Development Corp increases disbursements by 40% to R15.4bn

2018-09-26 07:31

Total disbursements from the Industrial Development Corporation increased by 40% to R15.4bn during the 2018 financial year, but more work needs to be done to ensure economic inclusivity said Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Gordhan: Stimulus plan all about implementation

2018-09-21 15:00

The newly-announced economic stimulus package stands out in that there is a focus on implementation, says the minister of public enterprises.

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