Tag: COVID-19

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27 Oct 20  News
National How the virus worsened South Africa’s debt woes (Bloomberg / Engineering News) South Africa is faces surging debt as the havoc wrought by the coronavirus pandemic comp...
Global foreign direct investment falls 49%, outlook remains negative

Global foreign direct investment falls 49%, outlook remains negative

27 Oct 20  News
The biggest drops occurred in developed countries, cutting across all major forms of foreign direct investment. Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows fell 49% in the first ...
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26 Oct 20  News
National SA Government Commits to Strengthening Economic Ties with the Middle East (dtic) The South African government is committed to strengthening bilateral economic relations ...
F15 Ministers, Special Envoys for mobilization of international COVID-19 support

F15 Ministers, Special Envoys for mobilization of international COVID-19 support

26 Oct 20  News
Communiqué of the teleconference between the African Union Commission, the F15 Finance Ministers and the AU Special Envoys for the mobilization of international support for Africa...
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23 Oct 20  News
National Tax hikes and changes proposed for South Africa – including digital products and services (BusinessTech) South Africa is facing a significant shortfall in revenue coll...
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22 Oct 20  News
National Parliament urges Trade and Industry to accelerate Coronavirus COVID-19-related price abuse investigations (South African Government) The Portfolio Committee on Trade and...
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21 Oct 20  News
National Taking to the skies (SAnews) Although the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us and requires all to act responsibly, for many the further easing of travel restrictions coul...
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20 Oct 20  News
National South Africa’s track record bodes ill for investment drive (IOL) South Africa will be hard pressed to realise its ambitions of attracting R1 trillion ($61 billion) of ...
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19 Oct 20  News
National Job creation is key to SA’s economic recovery (SAnews) As the country recovers from the devastation of the Coronavirus pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasis...
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16 Oct 20  News
National SA recovery plan to improve economic growth (SAnews) South Africa’s new Reconstruction and Recovery Plan should help unlock greater job creation and faster economic gr...
South Africa’s PPE shortage – what can we learn?

South Africa’s PPE shortage – what can we learn?

14 Oct 20  Blog
Within the first week of South Africa’s lock down in response to the Covid-19 crisis, at the end of March, health care professionals were warning that locally available supplies ...
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14 Oct 20  News
National African trade integration is still a far way off, envoy tells Parly (Fin24) African states are progressing with trade regimes that are past due in a bid to bolster trade...
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13 Oct 20  News
National South Africa won’t meet debt targets, president’s council says (Moneyweb) South Africa won’t be able to meet its finance ministry’s debt targets and it may be un...
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12 Oct 20  News
National Time to implement reforms running out – FirstRand chair (Moneyweb) FirstRand chair Roger Jardine says the “socio-economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic has brough...
National and regional perspectives and responses on the impact of COVID-19 on cross-border trade and Customs border management – what are we learning?

National and regional perspectives and responses on the impact of COVID-19 on cross-border trade and Customs border management – what are we learning?

12 Oct 20  Blog
What began as a worldwide health crisis, turned out to be a global economic shock of unimaginable effects on cross-border trade for travellers, traders, transporters, and policy-ma...
Effects of the COVID-19 Measures on Trade Facilitation in SADC

Effects of the COVID-19 Measures on Trade Facilitation in SADC

12 Oct 20  Blog
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions of people worldwide and to try and contain the spread of the virus governments the world over have imposed various measures which have l...
COVID-19 Control Measures in SADC – Striking a balance between control and Trade Facilitation

COVID-19 Control Measures in SADC – Striking a balance between control and Trade Facilitation

12 Oct 20  Blog
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have not spared the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region and like in all other parts of the world, economies of the member stat...
Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

09 Oct 20  News
The Pulse check report issued by a consortium of multilateral development banks and trade research institutions, recounts the views of sub-Saharan banks on multi-lat...
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09 Oct 20  News
National One SA’s Economic Recovery Plan revealed: 20 key interventions (The South African) One South Africa Movement (One SA) Chief Activist Mmusi Maimane, on Thursday 8 Octob...
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08 Oct 20  News
National Illicit trade hotline to curb illegal activity (IOL) Illegal trading is one of the biggest threats to economic order and growth in the country, according to the Consumer...