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13 Oct 2020  News
National South Africa won’t meet debt targets, president’s council says (Moneyweb) South Africa won’t be able to meet its finance ministry’s debt targets and it may be un...
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12 Oct 2020  News
National Time to implement reforms running out – FirstRand chair (Moneyweb) FirstRand chair Roger Jardine says the “socio-economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic has brough...
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Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

09 Oct 2020  News
The Pulse check report issued by a consortium of multilateral development banks and trade research institutions, recounts the views of sub-Saharan banks on multi-lat...
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09 Oct 2020  News
National One SA’s Economic Recovery Plan revealed: 20 key interventions (The South African) One South Africa Movement (One SA) Chief Activist Mmusi Maimane, on Thursday 8 Octob...
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World Bank confirms economic downturn in sub-Saharan Africa, outlines key polices needed for recovery

World Bank confirms economic downturn in sub-Saharan Africa, outlines key polices needed for recovery

09 Oct 2020  News
As Sub-Saharan African countries continue to face economic uncertainty in the time of COVID-19, the region’s latest macroeconomic analysis says governments can look to policy ref...
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08 Oct 2020  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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07 Oct 2020  News
National South Africa’s exports to China were surprisingly better in the ‘pandemic quarter’ (Engineering News) While South Africa had seen on overall decline in exports dur...
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06 Oct 2020  News
National ITAC Completes Investigation Into the Supply of Scrap to the Metals Industry (the dtic) The International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) has completed an initial...
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05 Oct 2020  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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02 Oct 2020  News
National Tax breaks, grey import probe needed to grow local car market, says Naamsa (Engineering News) As many European countries reintroduce lockdown measures to deal with a sec...
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Trade Policy Review: Zimbabwe

Trade Policy Review: Zimbabwe

01 Oct 2020  News
The third review of the trade policies and practices of Zimbabwe takes place on 30 September and 2 October 2020. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a r...
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01 Oct 2020  News
National SA’s trade surplus widens, but it could be thwarted by renewed lockdown restrictions (Fin24) While South Africa’s trade surplus increased in August, concerns of...
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30 Sep 2020  News
National news Commitment made to reduce food waste (TimesLIVE) “Ultimately, the CGCSA is advocating for legislation to make it possible for surplus food, which is still safe fo...
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29 Sep 2020  News
National news Public comment sought on draft COFI Bill (SAnews) National Treasury is soliciting public comments on the second draft of the Conduct of Financial Institutions (COFI...
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Africa could gain $89 billion annually by curbing illicit financial flows

Africa could gain $89 billion annually by curbing illicit financial flows

29 Sep 2020  News
UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 says stopping illicit capital flight could almost cut in half the annual financing gap of $200 billion that the continent face...
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New WTO working group established to deepen trade and gender discussions

New WTO working group established to deepen trade and gender discussions

29 Sep 2020  News
A group of WTO members agreed to establish an Informal Working Group on Trade and Gender on 23 September, marking the next phase of an initiative kickstarted in 2017 to increase th...
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Structured discussions on investment facilitation for development move into negotiating mode

Structured discussions on investment facilitation for development move into negotiating mode

29 Sep 2020  News
Participants in the structured discussions on investment facilitation for development began on 25 September 2020 formal negotiations on a multilateral agreement on this issue, with...
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G20 debt service suspension initiative applications rose to 46 countries to date

G20 debt service suspension initiative applications rose to 46 countries to date

29 Sep 2020  News
G20 IFA WG advances its agenda on Financial Resilience and Supporting the Recovery The G20 International Financial Architecture Working Group (IFA WG) concluded today its Septembe...
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28 Sep 2020  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...
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24 Sep 2020  News
National news Manufacturing tipping point could be pushed back by innovation and tech – De Ruyter (Engineering News) Addressing the Manufacturing Circle annual general meeting ...
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