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Tag: Industrial policy

tralac Daily News

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24 Jun 22  News
Local news South Africa is making a big localisation push – and has stopped using some international products: Ramaphosa (BusinessTech) Answering a recent parliamentary Q&A...
Special Economic Zones: Ethiopian Case Study

Special Economic Zones: Ethiopian Case Study

31 May 22  Publications
Special Economic Zones (SEZs) represent delimited zones in which industrial development is promoted by establishing export strategies and by attracting foreign direct investment (F...
Global Launch Event: Global Alliance of Special Economic Zones (GASEZ), 17 May 2022

Global Launch Event: Global Alliance of Special Economic Zones (GASEZ), 17 May 2022

24 May 22  Blog
New global alliance of special economic zones to boost development The Global Alliance of Special Economic Zones (GASEZ) was launched on May 17, 2022, with eight founding members:...
Special Economic Zones in Africa: An Overview of Policies and Regulatory Regimes

Special Economic Zones in Africa: An Overview of Policies and Regulatory Regimes

22 Apr 22  Publications
Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are delimited zones in which industrial development is promoted by incentives and support programmes designed to attract foreign direct investment (FD...
South African policy needs to catch up with electric vehicles

South African policy needs to catch up with electric vehicles

23 Feb 22  Blog
South Africa has every reason to be proud of its automotive manufacturing industry. It is a tremendous asset to the country’s balance of trade. Two-thirds of the vehicles it make...
Moving Up the Value Chain – How Can Africa Keep Climbing the Ladder?

Moving Up the Value Chain – How Can Africa Keep Climbing the Ladder?

21 Dec 21  Blog
In the standard model of world trade, which is taught to first year students around the world, the patterns of world trade are fixed and unchangeable. Ricardo’s classic model of ...
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14 Dec 21  News
National Third-quarter Real Economy Bulletin shows auto, iron, platinum export weaknesses (Engineering News) While the sharp downturn in the latest gross domestic product (GDP) d...
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09 Dec 21  News
National Treasury notes IMF concerns (SAnews) The National Treasury says the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) concerns over the South African economy are aligned with govern...
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23 Nov 21  News
National Department of Trade, Industry and Competition zooms in on manufacturing at Indaba (IOL) The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) Minister Ebrahim Patel i...
South Africa bans the use of imported cement on government-funded projects

South Africa bans the use of imported cement on government-funded projects

01 Nov 21  Blog
The South African Government has banned the use of imported cement in state-awarded contracts. Bidders for state projects will only have their offers considered if they agree to so...
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13 Aug 21  News
National 20 products identified as key drivers for KZN economy (IOL) The KwaZulu-Natal government has identified 20 products with “huge export potential” as part of a new str...
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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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