KZN honours exporters

2019-10-20 14:58

Transnet Port Terminals and the Durban Chamber of Commerce recently announced the winners of the 2019 KZN Exporter of the Year Awards.

How to get a licence to grow dagga for the export market

2019-04-22 14:20

This month, four SA companies have obtained licences to export medical dagga.

SA divers risk all to poach marine delicacies for China diners

2018-10-22 09:26

One Saturday night in August, Deurick van Blerk, 26, climbed into his small boat off the coast of Cape Town on another of his illegal fishing expeditions. He never returned.

Egypt just banned South African imports because of listeriosis

2018-05-11 18:16

Meat, processed meat, and agricultural products already in Egypt are being held for testing, and new import permits have reportedly been frozen.

Standard Bank to the rescue as Zim exporters struggle

2018-05-03 06:05

The Zimbabwean unit of Standard Bank has come to the rescue of the country's foreign currency-starved export market producers by availing a facility to cover up to 60% of their working capital needs.

Cape Chamber honours top exporters

2017-11-03 20:23

Technical Systems was named the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Exporter of the Year for the third time.

SA suspends imports after Brazilian ‘weak flesh’ scandal

2017-03-26 08:37

The two largest Brazilian meat companies implicated in the country’s so-called weak flesh scandal both export chicken meat to South Africa.

Trade: Beware mercantilist sentiments

2016-07-18 14:13

South Africa’s exporters need imports to be competitive, writes Johan Fourie, associate professor in Economics at Stellenbosch University.

Is it the right time for SMEs to start exporting?

2016-05-31 12:28

Is now the perfect time for SMEs to expand their offerings to foreign markets? Bobby Madhav, of FNB Business, explains why SMEs should consider exporting.

Exporters run as China growth story unravels

2015-08-28 09:31

The alarming scale of China' s economic slowdown is pushing European exporters to accelerate a move into premium goods and services.


UK chose Brexit to build ties with Africa - official

2019-10-16 15:57

The United Kingdom chose Brexit not because it does not like the Europeans, but because the UK believes the future of trade lies in a broader relationship with the fastest-growing regions in the world – Asia and Africa.

SA vehicle sales: Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Transnet keep the East London Port bustling

2019-01-31 08:31

South Africa saw a record-breaking 56% leap in vehicles which were exported in December 2018 compared to the same month the prior year, with Mercedes-Benz car the most in demand exporting 9 276 units, according to data from Naamsa.

Local carmakers hitting big numbers: Here's a look at the top 5 SA vehicle exporters

2018-07-06 07:45

Mercedes-Benz tops the list with the most exported cars in May, while Volkswagen and Ford follow suit.

'SA builds some of the best cars in the world' - first locally-built BMW X3 SUV shipped off

2018-05-09 08:24

'After committing an enormous R6.1-billion investment to its Rosslyn production facility, BMW South Africa is now building X3s for local consumption and export,' writes Lance Branquinho.

Investors crowdfund for shares in Cape craft beer brewer

2018-03-30 15:47

The Drifter Brewing Company of Woodstock has already crowdfunded R1m for shares in its business - and the drive is getting off to a flying start.

Exports down more than 9% in April - data

2017-05-31 19:26

The trade surplus of R5.08bn for April is down from R11.28bn reported in March due to a contraction in exports by more than 9%.

Agoa: Many can still benefit

2016-10-27 12:42

The African Growth and Opportunity Act has not led to the roaring trade participants expected. Certain industries and certain countries have benefitted more than others, and this needs to change.

A scientific solution to optimise trade decision-making

2016-06-14 10:00

A scientific model can now help government and the private sector identify potential export opportunities in different markets across the world, in a matter of minutes.

SA has potential for export-led growth - expert

2016-04-14 07:14

Improving SA's competitiveness in the international trade arena by using our weaker currency as an advantage, is a good first step, says Dumile Sibindana.

Namibian activists condemn land given to Chinese

2015-03-10 10:30

A group of Namibian youth activists have condemned the government's intention to approve the lease of 10 000 hectares of fertile land to a Chinese company.

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