Tag: COVID-19

tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

07 Oct 20  News
National South Africa’s exports to China were surprisingly better in the ‘pandemic quarter’ (Engineering News) While South Africa had seen on overall decline in exports dur...
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tralac Daily News

06 Oct 20  News
National ITAC Completes Investigation Into the Supply of Scrap to the Metals Industry (the dtic) The International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) has completed an initial...
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tralac Daily News

05 Oct 20  News
National South Africa: Update on partial re-opening of borders (SAnews) Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has convened an inclusive meeting involving senior immigration...
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tralac Daily News

02 Oct 20  News
National Tax breaks, grey import probe needed to grow local car market, says Naamsa (Engineering News) As many European countries reintroduce lockdown measures to deal with a sec...
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tralac Daily News

01 Oct 20  News
National SA’s trade surplus widens, but it could be thwarted by renewed lockdown restrictions (Fin24) While South Africa’s trade surplus increased in August, concerns of...
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tralac Daily News

30 Sep 20  News
National news Commitment made to reduce food waste (TimesLIVE) “Ultimately, the CGCSA is advocating for legislation to make it possible for surplus food, which is still safe fo...
G20 debt service suspension initiative applications rose to 46 countries to date

G20 debt service suspension initiative applications rose to 46 countries to date

29 Sep 20  News
G20 IFA WG advances its agenda on Financial Resilience and Supporting the Recovery The G20 International Financial Architecture Working Group (IFA WG) concluded today its Septembe...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

28 Sep 20  News
National news the dtic and CDE to Host Webinar on SEZS as Drivers of Economic Growth and Industrialisation The role of the Special Economic Zones (SEZS) as drivers of economic gr...
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tralac Daily News

24 Sep 20  News
National news Manufacturing tipping point could be pushed back by innovation and tech – De Ruyter (Engineering News) Addressing the Manufacturing Circle annual general meeting ...
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tralac Daily News

23 Sep 20  News
National news Retail trade confidence edged up in Q3 – Bureau for Economic Research (Business Report) The Bureau for Economic Research (BER) on Monday said that retail trade co...
SACU Secretariat hosts 4th Ministerial Retreat

SACU Secretariat hosts 4th Ministerial Retreat

23 Sep 20  News
South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Mr Tito Mboweni, chaired the 4th joint Finance and Trade Ministers’ virtual Ministerial Retreat meeting on 21 September 2020. The Ministers ...
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tralac Daily News

22 Sep 20  News
National news Corruption an ‘added burden’ in fight against Covid-19, says Mkhize (The Citizen) Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has decried how corruption, particularly in prici...
Key Note Address by Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga delivered at the  2020 tralac Annual Conference

Key Note Address by Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga delivered at the 2020 tralac Annual Conference

21 Sep 20  News
I greet each and every one of you. I would like to begin by thanking tralac for the opportunity accorded to me to deliver the keynote address at your 2020 Annual Conference which ...
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tralac Daily News

15 Sep 20  News
National news Master plan starts to encourage poultry sector expansion (Engineering News) South African poultry producers have pledged to invest R1.7-billion towards expansi...
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tralac Daily News

14 Sep 20  News
National news Namibia records N$3.5 billion deficit for July (New Era) In July 2020, Namibia recorded a trade deficit of N$3.5 billion, after the country’s exports stood at N$5...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

11 Sep 20  News
National news A Strengthened Partnership for Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery (US Embassy in South Africa) The Department of International Relations and Cooperation hosted the 11t...
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tralac Daily News

10 Sep 20  News
City of Cape Town eyes air cargo as new revenue stream (IOL) The tourism industry requires innovative ways to ensure revenue is being generated by the sector, so air cargo will be...
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tralac Daily News

09 Sep 20  News
National news South Africa’s GDP tanks 51% in the second quarter (BusinessTech) South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) dropped by a massive 51% in the second quarter of ...
Unconventional monetary policies necessary to address the impact of COVID-19

Unconventional monetary policies necessary to address the impact of COVID-19

09 Sep 20  News
Central Banks in the COMESA region has been implementing new policy instruments and made changes to their monetary policy frameworks in order to address low growth and increase in ...
DDG Wolff: Trade, global cooperation can best deliver adequate medical supplies

DDG Wolff: Trade, global cooperation can best deliver adequate medical supplies

09 Sep 20  News
International trade and cooperation among WTO members are vital to ensure sufficient supplies of medical devices during the COVID-19 crisis, Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff said...