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Tag: COVID-19

tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

26 Aug 21  News
National Infrastructure remains biggest source of concern for many citizens – Hlahla (Engineering News) While South Africa has made significant progress in improving the living...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Aug 21  News
National New transport initiative aims to empower almost a thousand women (Engineering News) A new initiative championed by the Commercial Transport Academy (CTA) will aim to emp...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

18 Aug 21  News
National South Africa wants to introduce a vaccine passport – but there’s a catch (BusinesTech) The Department of Tourism says that it wants to introduce a vaccine passport f...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

16 Aug 21  News
National SA needs to up its export game, if it’s going to grow - economist | Fin24 As SA focuses on localisation strategies, it should make sure protection measures do not hamp...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

13 Aug 21  News
National 20 products identified as key drivers for KZN economy (IOL) The KwaZulu-Natal government has identified 20 products with “huge export potential” as part of a new str...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

12 Aug 21  News
National SA records agricultural trade surplus of R22bn (IOL) South Africa recorded an agricultural trade surplus of $1.5 billion (about R22bn) in the second quarter of this year...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

11 Aug 21  News
National dtic announces economic recovery support interventions (SAnews) The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) has announced that the economic recovery support...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

04 Aug 21  News
National Here are some of the major developments planned for South Africa – including car factories and new borders (BusinessTech) Nedbank has published its fixed investment re...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

30 Jul 21  News
National SA should reform fragmented financial services ombuds, World Bank recommends (SAnews) A World Bank diagnostic study has recommended that South Africa restructure its fra...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

29 Jul 21  News
National SA economy to recover to pre-COVID levels in 2023 (SAnews) Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the National Treasury now predicts that the South African economy will retu...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

27 Jul 21  News
National Transnet cyber attack confirmed: Port terminals division declares force majeure (Moneyweb) In an unprecedented move, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) declared force majeure...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

26 Jul 21  News
National Strengthening economic co-operation between South Africa and China (IOL) China’s economy, which accounts for 18% of global GDP, is characterised by near-frantic planni...
The role of profit in vaccine development

The role of profit in vaccine development

23 Jul 21  Blog
There has been much comment on the role of big pharmaceutical companies in developing a vaccine against Covid-19. Opinions generally fall into one of two camps: either that it is w...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

21 Jul 21  News
National Cost of containers, freight have increased on the back of Covid-19 (Engineering News) The cost of freight containers, rental costs and shipping freight rates have increa...
Resilience in African Economies: What Governments could do and the AfCFTA could contribute

Resilience in African Economies: What Governments could do and the AfCFTA could contribute

20 Jul 21  Publications
Afreximbank recently published a paper in the Bank’s Policy Journal under the title of Building a Better Future of Work for Resilience and Growth in Post-COVID-19 Africa. It make...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

15 Jul 21  News
National Updates on looting and protests in South Africa Supply China Latest: Mass Looting Blocks a Key African Trade Gateway (Bloomberg) Widespread social unrest gripping South...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

14 Jul 21  News
National Preserving Macroeconomic Stability, Revitalizing Jobs and Improving Investment Climate Critical for South Africa’s Post-COVID-19 Recovery (World Bank) South Africa is ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

12 Jul 21  News
National South Africa has lost its status as gateway to Africa as trucks burn – RFA (Engineering News) President Cyril Ramaphosa must ensure that the violent scenes currently p...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

11 Jul 21  News
National Sars, Busa form economic operator stakeholder group to improve border management (Engineering News) The South African Revenue Service (Sars) and business advocacy organi...
tralac Annual Conference 2021

tralac Annual Conference 2021

09 Jul 21  Event
This year’s tralac Annual Conference was, for the second year, a virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At this year’s conference we considered some lessons from COVID-19....

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