Tag: Logistics

Road Transport Regulatory Challenges in ESA Region: Progress Review of the Tripartite FTA and the Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme

Road Transport Regulatory Challenges in ESA Region: Progress Review of the Tripartite FTA and the Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme

31 Mar 21  Publications
Cross-border road transport faces numerous barriers which impede seamless and efficient movements and trade flows. Many of the barriers can be directly linked to the fragmentation ...
A brief assessment of the South African Draft One-Stop Border Post Policy

A brief assessment of the South African Draft One-Stop Border Post Policy

28 Mar 21  Publications
On the last day of December 2020, the South African Department of Home Affairs published two draft policies for public comment. The one is a Draft One-stop Border Post Policy, the ...
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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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16 Mar 21  News
Country focus Consumer protection bodies reminded of mandate (SAnews) Trade, Industry and Competition Deputy Minister Nomalungelo Gina has reminded regulators with consumer prote...
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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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28 Jan 21  News
Country focus Treasury is confident its strategy on Covid-19 vaccine acquisition is foolproof against PPE-like corruption National Treasury is convinced that SA’s Covid-19 vacc...
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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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19 Jan 21  News
Country focus SA must embrace innovation to rebuild economy: President Ramaphosa (SAnews) With the COVID-19 pandemic having battered the South African fiscus in 2020, President C...
Customs modernisation in Africa and related challenges

Customs modernisation in Africa and related challenges

22 Dec 20  Blog
Customs administration systems have to adapt to changes in the trading environment. The modernisation of customs administration systems is fundamental to ensure that trade continue...
The South African Border Management Authority – better border management or just another agency?

The South African Border Management Authority – better border management or just another agency?

21 Dec 20  Publications
Borders and border control matter. A starker reminder of this simple truth could hardly be found than the Covid-19 pandemic. It caused worldwide ‘lockdowns’ and border closures...
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17 Dec 20  News
National South Africa misses Covax deadline to secure vaccines (Engineering News) South Africa, the country hardest hit in Africa by the coronavirus, missed a December 15 deadlin...
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10 Dec 20  News
National Agricultural sector contribution to South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (NAMC) South Africa’s economy bounced back in the third quarter (July to September) ...
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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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04 Dec 20  News
National SA has most developed digital economy in Sub-Saharan Africa, says study (BizNews) South Africa has been described as having the most ‘developed digital economy’ in S...
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03 Dec 20  News
National African Nation Worst Hit by Covid Falling Behind on Vaccines (BloombergQunit) The African country with the worst confirmed coronavirus outbreak is yet to provide clarity...
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01 Dec 20  News
National 30 November 2020 - Trade Statistics for October 2020 (SARS) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for October 2020 recording a trade s...
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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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12 Nov 20  News
National Ramaphosa surprises with further easing of Covid-19 restrictions (Moneyweb) President Cyril Ramaphosa, in a surprise move during his latest address to the nation on the ...