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Rob Davies unveils regulations on governance of special economic zones

JOHANNESBURG, August 8 – South Africa’s trade and industry minister Rob Davies is inviting public comment on draft regulations on the governance and composition of special economic zones (SEZs), his department said on Wednesday. The South African government implemented a new SEZ policy after identifying weaknesses in its Industrial Development Zones (IDZ) programme whose main […]

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Companies happy with steady progress at Ghana international trade fair, says dti

PRETORIA, March 5 – South African business people showcasing their products and services at the Ghana international trade fair currently underway in Accra are pleased with the steady progress they are making in their efforts to access the market in Ghana, the trade and industry department (dti) said. The business people, whose participation in the […]

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South Africa and DRC agree to remove trade obstacles

PRETORIA, November 11 – South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have committed to remove hurdles that hinder business interactions between business people of the two countries, the trade and industry department (dti) said on Saturday. The agreement and commitment emanated from discussions held during this week’s Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) seminar, […]

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Seifsa calls for stakeholder collaboration to reverse contraction in SA’s metals sector

JOHANNESBURG, September 14 – The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) said on Thursday that the contraction in the metals and engineering sector was a concern not only for the manufacturing industry, but for the whole of South African economy. Seifsa chief executive Kaizer Nyatsumba called on government, business and labour to […]