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Multi-billion dollar SA, China deals will enable economic growth, educational opportunities – Presidency

JOHANNESBURG, September 3  – Multi-billion dollar agreements entered between South Africa and China will enable economic growth and educational opportunities, among other benefits, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office said on Monday. One agreement alone – on investment and trade promotion between the two countries – carries a monetary value of approximately R14 billion, the Presidency said […]

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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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SA leads AU trade ministers in discussions on WTO issues

PRETORIA, September 19 – South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies and Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe have returned from Ethiopia where they attended the Informal Meeting of African Union Ministers of Trade on World Trade Organisation (WTO). The meeting took place at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, on Monday. The meeting, […]