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Unrest in South Africa: food security and supply chain responses

Unrest in South Africa: food security and supply chain responses

05 Aug 21  Blog
When South Africa’s most recent spate of civil unrest, triggered when former President Jacob Zuma handed himself over to the Correctional Services facility in Estcourt in KwaZulu...
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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...
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08 Jun 21  News
National South Africa Parliament Calls for Comments on Fair Use (infojustice) South Africa Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry has invited a further round of...
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03 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news South Africa’s trade surplus grows to $3.67 billion in March (Reuters) South Africa recorded its largest trade surplus on record in March,...
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30 Apr 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Intellectual property rights can help combat illicit trade (News24) The protection of intellectual property rights can go a long way to help...
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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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05 Mar 21  News
Country focus MPs talk value addition before ratifying SADC protocol (New Era) After the tabling of the ratification of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) protocol...
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03 Mar 21  News
Country focus  South Africa's factory activity slows in February - PMI (Creamer Media’s Engineering News) South African private sector activity expanded again in February ...
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01 Mar 21  News
Country focus  South Africa seeks to lift infrastructure investment with change to pension fund rules (Engineering News) South Africa's National Treasury is proposing changi...
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27 Nov 20  News
National ‘80% of truck drivers are South African’ (IOL) The National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry has said by far the majority of truck driv...
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19 Nov 20  News
National Closing address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the third South Africa Investment Conference (The Presidency) It has been a gathering filled with promise and optimism. I...
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29 Oct 20  News
National South Africa’s 2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) (National Treasury) Two weeks ago, President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa laid out the government’s conse...
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28 Oct 20  News
National SACUM-UK EPA and SA-US Trade Relations, including AGOA (the dtic) The United Kingdom (UK) is South Africa’s 5th largest trading partner with total trade amounting to R...
Food Security and Human Welfare Critical in Trade Agreements – South African Minister

Food Security and Human Welfare Critical in Trade Agreements – South African Minister

28 Oct 20  News
The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mr Ebrahim Patel participated in the Informal World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Ministers Meeting on Tuesday, 27 October. The Tr...
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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...
COMESA COVID-19 Food Security and Nutrition Plan adopted

COMESA COVID-19 Food Security and Nutrition Plan adopted

05 Aug 20  News
Ministers responsible for agriculture, environment and natural resources have adopted the COMESA COVID-19 Food Security Response Plan to help the region deal with the impacts of Co...
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29 Jul 20  News
Diarise: This event (30 July) will introduce Women and Trade: The Role of Trade in Promoting Women’s Equality – a joint report by the World Bank Group and the WTO. The report m...
COMESA COVID-19 Food Security Response Plan underway

COMESA COVID-19 Food Security Response Plan underway

29 Jul 20  News
The COMESA Secretariat has developed a draft COVID-19 Regional Food and Nutrition Security Response Plan to improve agricultural productivity, enhance access to competitive markets...
SADC member states urged to strengthen mechanisms to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, as 45 million people across the region face increasing food insecurity

SADC member states urged to strengthen mechanisms to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, as 45 million people across the region face increasing food insecurity

29 Jul 20  News
A new report released by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has revealed that close to 44.8 million people in urban and rural areas across 13 Members States of South...
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15 Jul 20  News
Diarise: EAC experts meeting on outstanding issues under Phase 1 of the AFCFTA negotiations (22-24 July) The selection process for the next WTO Director General began today, and w...

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