Tag: COVID-19

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17 Mar 21  News
Country focus South African logistics industry battles to regain momentum (Sea News) While there has been a slight uptick in domestic and international cargo traffic in recent we...
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16 Mar 21  News
Country focus Consumer protection bodies reminded of mandate (SAnews) Trade, Industry and Competition Deputy Minister Nomalungelo Gina has reminded regulators with consumer prote...
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15 Mar 21  News
Country focus Imports pick up as trade recovers in fourth quarter, according to Reserve Bank data (News24) South Africa’s current account balance remained in surplus territory ...
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02 Feb 21  News
Country focus Ports upgrade and expand to support manufacturing and exports (Global Africa Network) Almost a third of South Africa’s manufactured exports are produced in KwaZul...
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01 Feb 21  News
Country focus Short-term low growth is ‘new normal’ (Moneyweb.co.za) As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ripple through 2021 and South Africa faces economic c...
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29 Jan 21  News
Country focus SARS releases trade statistics for December 2020 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for December 2020 recording a trade surplu...
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28 Jan 21  News
Country focus Treasury is confident its strategy on Covid-19 vaccine acquisition is foolproof against PPE-like corruption National Treasury is convinced that SA’s Covid-19 vacc...
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27 Jan 21  News
Country focus Government launches R1.2bn Tourism Equity Fund (SAnews) Government on Tuesday launched the Tourism Equity Fund aimed at creating an inclusive and growing tourism se...
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26 Jan 21  News
Country focus South Africa’s alcohol industry faces ‘economic abyss’ as alcohol ban continues (BeverageDaily.com) With the third ban now having lasted a month with no date ...
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21 Jan 21  News
Country focus Business, civil society weigh in on COVID-19 vaccine funding (Eyewitness News) The South African Chamber of Commerce said the failed R200 billion and COVID-19 loan ...
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20 Jan 21  News
Country focus Supply Chains Latest: Covid Curbs Shut Busy African Border (Bloomberg) South Africa’s decision to shut its land borders to most travel to curb the spread of the C...
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19 Jan 21  News
Country focus SA must embrace innovation to rebuild economy: President Ramaphosa (SAnews) With the COVID-19 pandemic having battered the South African fiscus in 2020, President C...
Trade and development finance in Africa in the shadow of COVID-19

Trade and development finance in Africa in the shadow of COVID-19

21 Dec 20  Publications
Even under the immense challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent, great opportunities exist for the expansion of trade through trade and development financ...
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21 Dec 20  News
National Aviation industry anxious as COVID-19 resurgences force new travel bans (The South African) With a host of countries – mainly across Europe – announcing over the wee...
2020: Review of ITAC Investigations and COVID-19 Related Measures

2020: Review of ITAC Investigations and COVID-19 Related Measures

21 Dec 20  Publications
The International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) was established through an Act of Parliament, the International Trade Administration Act, 2002 (Act No. 71 of 2002), which ...
South Africa: Trade update, January-October 2020

South Africa: Trade update, January-October 2020

17 Dec 20  Infographics
2020 has been challenging for most countries. The same holds for South Africa. At the beginning of the year, South Africa's exports were set to outperform 2019. Between March and A...
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17 Dec 20  News
National South Africa misses Covax deadline to secure vaccines (Engineering News) South Africa, the country hardest hit in Africa by the coronavirus, missed a December 15 deadlin...
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15 Dec 20  News
National Full Quarterly Bulletin - No 298 - December 2020 (South African Reserve Bank) Following a fourth successive quarterly contraction in the second quarter of 2020, the real...
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14 Dec 20  News
National Second wave of Covid-19 threatens economy (IOL) South Africa is on tenterhooks over the second wave of Covid-19 infections with experts warning the newest outbreak could...
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10 Dec 20  News
National Agricultural sector contribution to South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (NAMC) South Africa’s economy bounced back in the third quarter (July to September) ...