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.

Davies vows govt will properly police 'buy local' policy

2017-09-15 15:40

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has vowed that the government will step up verification processes where the state buys certain classes of goods only if they are made in SA.

How Rob Davies helped Zwane craft Mining Charter

2017-08-14 16:03

The transformation requirements set out in the revised Mining Charter - among which requires mines to up their black ownership levels to 30% - was done in consultation with Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

We need to radicalise our economy, or risk widening inequality gap - Mkhize

2017-07-01 18:00

If South Africa does not radicalise its economy soon, it will risk widening the gap of inequality, as well as putting the country’s economy at risk, ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has said.

Radical transformation a marathon, not a sprint - Davies

2017-06-20 20:12

Radical economic transformation is about going to the roots to bring change in the structure of the economy and it is a marathon, not a sprint, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

New threshold for BEE transactions positive, but stakes higher - expert

2017-06-13 05:00

The stakes for new broad-based black economic empowerment transactions are now higher and will have a meaningful impact on corporate companies, says an analyst.

Davies denies treating steel giant with 'kid gloves'

2017-06-08 15:37

Government is trying to find a balancing act by protecting the downstream steel manufacturers while also ensuring the existence of a primary steel manufacturer, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Online gamblers lose big time over illegal winnings

2017-05-28 16:00

Online gamblers have had over R1m confiscated by the state after a court ordered several gamblers to forfeit their illegal winnings to the state.

Ministers meet S&P as SA seeks to avert downgrade

2017-05-22 23:01

Four South African ministers have met with S&P Global Ratings after discussions with Moody’s Investors Service last week as the nation seeks to avoid another downgrade.

Cape Town's bid for special economic zone has weaknesses - board

2017-05-08 08:51

The Western Cape’s bid to designate Atlantis a Special Economic Zone has not been approved as there are technical weaknesses and legal compliance challenges that need to be addressed.


Parliament to investigate massive Transnet locomotive tender

2017-09-17 16:11

Parliament’s trade and industry oversight committee has agreed to launch an inquiry into Transnet’s controversial acquisition of 1 064 locomotives at a cost of R50bn.

Another chicken war looms in South Africa

2017-08-28 05:30

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies faces legal action in another battle over chicken.

BRICS ministers adopt new industrial action plan

2017-07-30 15:56

The industry ministers from the BRICS countries adopted a new action plan to deepen industrial cooperation, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

Masterplan for car makers to transform quicker

2017-06-28 17:59

The leadership in the car manufacturing sector have openly embraced radical economic transformation, says ANC Treasury General Zweli Mkhize.

Ramaphosa slams GM's short notice SA exit

2017-06-14 20:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says General Motors' sudden decision to leave South Africa does not sit well with government.

Candidate for National Lotteries Commission chair shortlisted for 'experience, qualifications' - Davies

2017-06-12 20:23

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies defended his shortlisting of the incumbent Lotteries Commission chairperson Alfred Nevhutanda to serve at the helm of the institution.

Davies unapologetic about Black Business Council funding

2017-06-07 16:18

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said in Parliament on Wednesday that he would not apologise for providing funding to the Black Business Council.

GM exit was fait accompli - Davies

2017-05-24 05:00

General Motors’ decision to exit South Africa was a fait accompli and there was nothing government could do to reverse the decision, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Astral profits dive more than 50%

2017-05-17 21:32

Astral's profits dwindle on the back of imports, drought and lower sales.

Davies: New global deal needed to rid world of social ills

2017-05-03 12:13

There needs to be a 'new global deal' where economies start adopting new technologies which can liberate the world from many of its social ills, says Rob Davies.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.