Tag: Logistics

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27 Jul 21  News
National Transnet cyber attack confirmed: Port terminals division declares force majeure (Moneyweb) In an unprecedented move, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) declared force majeure...
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21 Jul 21  News
National Cost of containers, freight have increased on the back of Covid-19 (Engineering News) The cost of freight containers, rental costs and shipping freight rates have increa...
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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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14 Jul 21  News
National Preserving Macroeconomic Stability, Revitalizing Jobs and Improving Investment Climate Critical for South Africa’s Post-COVID-19 Recovery (World Bank) South Africa is ...
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12 Jul 21  News
National South Africa has lost its status as gateway to Africa as trucks burn – RFA (Engineering News) President Cyril Ramaphosa must ensure that the violent scenes currently p...
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05 Jul 21  News
National Rebuilding The South African Industrial Base – Progress with Sugar and Poultry Masterplans (the dtic) Solid progress is being made with implementation of partnership a...
The impact of Covid-19 restrictions on intra-Africa transit traffic through South Africa

The impact of Covid-19 restrictions on intra-Africa transit traffic through South Africa

03 Jul 21  Publications
From the end of 2019, as the Covid-19 virus began to spread, countries have implemented various mitigating measures. These vary across countries and include short-term shutting-dow...
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30 Jun 21  News
National SA’s trade partners embroiled in nasty spat over alleged abuse of UN resources (Independent Online) South Africa’s trade partners, the UK and the Democratic Republic...
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29 Jun 21  News
National 6 in 10 small business owners proactively planning for growth (IOL) As the lockdown regulations, tightened by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday, continue to put pressu...
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28 Jun 21  News
National Poultry and Automotive Masterplan to Achieve Necessary Reform Parliament Hears (the dtic) Government is implementing necessary reforms to transform and revive the poultr...
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25 Jun 21  News
National Attaining port efficiency requires purpose rethink, says law firm (Engineering News) South Africa’s maritime ports, known to be highly inefficient, need to be repurpos...
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22 Jun 21  News
National Lemon export protocol to boost investment, create jobs (Engineering News) The recent signing of a revised citrus protocol between South Africa and China by Agriculture, ...
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21 Jun 21  News
National More Young People Need to Take Advantage of Opportunities in the Agriculture and Agroprocessing Sectors (the dtic) There is a great need to get more young people partici...
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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...
Enhancing Corridor Institutional Arrangements for Improved Cross-Border Transport and Trade Facilitation

Enhancing Corridor Institutional Arrangements for Improved Cross-Border Transport and Trade Facilitation

11 Jun 21  Publications
In Africa, cross-border road transport carries over 80% of intra-regional and inter-regional trade. It provides a critical link between landlocked countries and international marke...
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10 Jun 21  News
National SA making efforts to improve ease of doing business (SAnews) South African cities are making efforts to improve the ease of doing business, although the pace of reforms ...
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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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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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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...
Services Trade Restrictiveness and Services Trade: Making Sense of Inter-Decade Movements

Services Trade Restrictiveness and Services Trade: Making Sense of Inter-Decade Movements

28 May 21  Publications
This paper investigates movements in services trade restrictions and their impacts on services trade over an eight-year period (2008-2016). It utilises the latest, most globally in...