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The WTO is getting ready for the 12th Ministerial Conference

The WTO is getting ready for the 12th Ministerial Conference

02 Sep 21  Blog
The World Trading System is back on the agenda. Trade ministers from around the world met in Geneva, Switzerland, in July, to review the progress in fisheries negotiations in prepa...
Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism

Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism

02 Jul 21  News
Economic losses are mounting in developing countries due to the absence of widespread COVID-19 vaccinations. The crash in international tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic cou...
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23 Jun 21  News
National South Africa unearths hidden strengths during pandemic (OMFIF) This October, OMFIF and ABSA launch the fifth edition of the ABSA Africa Financial Markets Index, the regi...
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15 Jun 21  News
National SA on track to harvest record soya bean crop (Farmer’s Weekly) The current spike in soya bean production is good news for South Africa since it will mean that signific...
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11 Jun 21  News
National Masterplan to position South Africa as ‘globally significant’ renewables manufacturer (Engineering News) Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) director-g...
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09 Jun 21  News
National South African Industrial Hub Has Found a Faster Route to the Sea (BloombergQuint) A new inland transit facility between South Africa and Mozambique could slash transport...
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02 Jun 21  News
National Government committed to transforming, developing financial services sector (SAnews) The South African government remains unwaveringly committed to the development and tr...
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31 May 21  News
National Manufacturers struggle to cope with the mixed blessings of strong demand (Daily Maverick) Global supply chain disruptions have been a significant source of concern this ...
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28 May 21  News
Featured news Launch of eTradeHubs to simplify trade processes for woman small business owners in AfCFTA (International Chamber of Commerce) The Women Traders in the African Cont...
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27 May 21  News
National Animal products boost agriculture’s bottom line (IOL) The agricultural sector made significant monetary gains between 2017 and 2019, with income rising by R37.4 billio...
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21 May 21  News
National DTIC trade policy statement addresses green, labour opportunities (Engineering News) The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) on May 20 issued a Trade Po...
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20 May 21  News
National SA’s Industrial Policy gets a shoeshine in financial inclusion (IOL) The government has proposed radical legislative amendments for South Africa’s industrial policy,...
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19 May 21  News
National Government Outlines Bold Steps to Grow Industrial Output and Support Greater Economic Inclusion (the dtic) A bold set of actions to grow industrial output and support gr...
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17 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Covid-19: Only 13% of small-scale farmers recovered (Food for Mzansi) A shocking new survey reveals that while 63% of commercial-scale farme...
The WTO Secretariat under new Leadership

The WTO Secretariat under new Leadership

23 Mar 21  Blog
On 1 March 2021, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala from Nigeria took office as the seventh Director-General (DG) of the World Trade Organization (WTO). She is the first woman and the first Af...
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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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09 Mar 21  News
Country focus  The SA economy shrank by 7% in 2020 (Creamer Media’s Engineering News) The South African economy contracted by 7% during 2020, as expected given the unprece...
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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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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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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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