Consumer watchdog's irregular expenditure jumps more than 10%

2019-10-22 20:53

The National Consumer Commission received an unqualified audit opinion for the 2018/19 financial year.

Davies: Many times, I thought I would be shuffled out

2019-03-26 21:00

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says any scent of corruption in his department was fought, and even though he considered resigning, he stayed on to leave the department in a better position.

'Growing trend' of clean audits in Trade and Industry - Auditor General

2018-09-14 07:31

The Department of Trade and Industry has thanked Parliament's portfolio committee for giving it a "hard time", helping it reduce irregular expenditure by R3.8m.

DTI to launch R500m incentive scheme for metal and engineering industry

2018-05-15 20:08

The department of trade and industry is dealing with the steel glut by providing a R500m incentive scheme for metal and engineering, Parliament has heard.

Consumers have a right to safe products - Davies

2018-03-06 13:34

Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies says owners of food facilities where listeriosis has been detected must “clean up their act”.

Bribery is bad, but not in the way you think

2016-11-23 10:36

It’s not just poor infrastructure and high tariffs that have a negative impact on trade between African countries. In fact, lowering trade tariffs actually lead to an increase in revenue for governments. Why is this?

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.

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.

Salmonella stands between SA and a renewed Agoa deal

2015-11-22 17:00

dti Minister Rob Davies says the department has formulated a proposal on the issue of salmonella and was awaiting a response from the US.

Davies confident of Agoa renewal

2015-08-04 18:00

SA will present a strong case for its continued participation in Agoa at a public hearing in Washington, says Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.


Tough economy dries up Industrial Development Corporation funding

2019-08-13 21:03

Though the IDC - a national development finance institution - expects to "create and save" over 19 000 jobs, this is some 10 000 fewer than projected in 2018.

SA granted US tariff exemptions on some steel and aluminium products

2018-10-25 10:51

The US has granted SA tariff exemptions on 161 aluminium and 36 steel products, the trade and industry department said.

Parliament welcomes sugar tariff increase

2018-08-17 16:14

Minister Rob Davies said on Wednesday that he endorsed the recommendation that import duties on sugar should be increased to $680/ton.

Fronting must be investigated without fear or favour - Rob Davies

2018-03-06 14:52

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says that the B-BBEE Commission should be able to investigate the issues of fronting without fear or favour.

Private sector key to govt economic programme - deputy minister

2017-11-07 11:04

Government has never claimed to be able to exclusively deliver on its economic programme, says Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Bulelani Magwanishe.

Why drinking age of 21 will be bad for SA

2016-11-07 21:22

Raising the legal drinking age to 21 will not be an effective deterrent for alcohol consumption among young people, says the DA.

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'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.

SA must stop exporting raw materials - KZN ANC

2015-09-08 19:48

Raw materials mined in South Africa should remain in the country, the KwaZulu-Natal ANC says.

'Dumped' poultry will impact jobs - Fawu

2015-06-03 20:00

Increased poultry tonnages shipped from the US under the Agoa agreement will negatively affect job retention, according to the Food and Allied Workers Union.

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