Tag: Industrial policy

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18 Jun 21  News
National SA exports have the potential to drive growth in post-pandemic boom (Citypress) South Africa is experiencing a record trade surplus in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic ...
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03 Jun 21  News
National Report shows tax shrunk the sugar industry, says association (Engineering News) A report, commissioned by the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) a...
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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 ...
COMESA Ministers of Industry approve frameworks for implementing the Regional Industrial Strategy

COMESA Ministers of Industry approve frameworks for implementing the Regional Industrial Strategy

27 May 21  News
Ministers of Industry from the 21 COMESA Member States have approved the implementation strategy of the regional local content policy framework and the management of the Special Ec...
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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,...
South African government outlines bold steps to grow industrial output and support greater economic inclusion

South African government outlines bold steps to grow industrial output and support greater economic inclusion

19 May 21  News
A bold set of actions to grow industrial output and support greater economic inclusion was announced today by Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Minister Ebrahim Patel in...
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12 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Sugar Masterplan starting to uplift industry – DTIC (Engineering News) The South African sugarcane industry has experienced a sharp declin...
Exploring Southern Africa’s battery mineral potential

Exploring Southern Africa’s battery mineral potential

15 Apr 21  Blog
Almost all of the emerging green economy’s high-demand minerals are found in abundance in Southern Africa. Indeed, the region dominates both current supply and known reserves for...
The Automotive Components Trade in Africa: Its Place and Potential (2021 Update)

The Automotive Components Trade in Africa: Its Place and Potential (2021 Update)

31 Mar 21  Publications
At present, Africa is largely dependent on the rest of the world for automotive component imports, with the exception of the contribution of South Africa. In order to reduce depend...
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17 Mar 21  News
Country focus South African logistics industry battles to regain momentum (Sea News) While there has been a slight uptick in domestic and international cargo traffic in recent we...
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26 Jan 21  News
Country focus South Africa’s alcohol industry faces ‘economic abyss’ as alcohol ban continues (BeverageDaily.com) With the third ban now having lasted a month with no date ...
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07 Dec 20  News
AfCFTA updates Thirteenth extraordinary session on the AfCFTA: The Assembly of the Union adopts decision on the start of trading African Union Heads of State and Government have ...
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30 Nov 20  News
National South African Retailers Turn From China to Source Local Clothes (Bloomberg Quint) South African retailers including The Foschini Group Ltd. and Woolworths Holdings Ltd. ...
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24 Nov 20  News
National South Africa’s refinery woes raise reliance on fuel imports (BusinessTech) South Africa, which buys nearly a third of its fuel requirements from overseas, is undergoin...
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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...
A new take on trade

A new take on trade

27 Oct 20  News
How can trade help the global economy recover sustainably from the pandemic? The COVID-19 pandemic has gravely impacted the global economy. Countries have sought to contain the sp...
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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...
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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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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...
Industrial development – the importance of services, regulation and good governance

Industrial development – the importance of services, regulation and good governance

06 Sep 20  Blog
Services, appropriate regulation and good governance are critical in industrial, and broader economic development. Services play a very significant role in Africa’s economic deve...