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18 Nov 2020  News
National President to officially open third SA Investment Conference (SAnews) President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the Opening Address at the third South Africa Investment Conf...
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17 Nov 2020  News
National SA Investment Conference gets underway (SAnews) The first leg of the two-day South Africa Investment Conference will get underway this afternoon at the Sandton Conventio...
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16 Nov 2020  News
National Third chapter of SA investment conference gets underway this week (The South African) President Cyril Ramaphosa will host the third South Africa Investment Conference on...
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13 Nov 2020  News
National Ramaphosa on trade, corruption, and the plan to reduce the gap between black and white South Africans (BusinessTech) President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded on a number ...
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12 Nov 2020  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 ...
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11 Nov 2020  News
National Agri sector predicted to show positive growth (IOL) Although the agriculture sector was expected to show positive growth next year, the Agribusiness Business Chamber (Ag...
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10 Nov 2020  News
National Patel expects sharp decline in foreign direct investment in 2021 (IOL) Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has warned that South Africa’s foreign di...
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09 Nov 2020  News
National Critical shortage of building and construction materials in SA (Moneyweb) Critical shortages of building and construction materials, including cement, steel, bricks and ...
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06 Nov 2020  News
National DTIC reiterates importance of quality standards in South Africa (Engineering News) The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) has reiterated the importance...
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05 Nov 2020  News
National WWF launches plastics report, encourages deeper collaboration to end pollution (Engineering News) All actors in the plastics value chain have a role to play in dealing w...
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04 Nov 2020  News
National Cheap imports sour SA’s sweet silver lining (IOL) When President Cyril Ramaphosa, presenting the government’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan to Parliament...
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03 Nov 2020  News
National Loss of capacity and skills in cotton value chain costs SA R20bn (Cape Business News) Despite the solid growth that the South African cotton industry has experienced in ...
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COVID-19: Trade-related news, analysis and resources

COVID-19: Trade-related news, analysis and resources

02 Nov 2020  News
tralac is closely monitoring trade-related policy measures and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic adopted and implemented by African countries and beyond. Below is a selection of u...
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02 Nov 2020  News
National Trade stats shows domestic recession keeps imports low (Fin24) A recovery in commodity prices and global demand saw SA record a trade surplus of R109.5 billion for the t...
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30 Oct 2020  News
National Technical advisory panel on investment infrastructure being finalised (SAnews) Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille says the department is in the p...
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29 Oct 2020  News
National South Africa’s 2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) (National Treasury) Two weeks ago, President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa laid out the government’s conse...
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African Union Ministers for Trade report progress in AFCFTA negotiations

African Union Ministers for Trade report progress in AFCFTA negotiations

29 Oct 2020  News
Minister Ebrahim Patel on progress in AFCFTA negotiations Just short of one month after assuming Chairship of the African Union Ministers of Trade, South Africa’s Minister of Tr...
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South Africa’s 2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS)

South Africa’s 2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS)

29 Oct 2020  News
Finance Minister Tito Tius Mboweni delivered his Medium-Term Budget Policy Speech in Parliament on 28 October 2020 in Cape Town. Below is his speech. Introduction Twenty-si...
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28 Oct 2020  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...
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Food Security and Human Welfare Critical in Trade Agreements – South African Minister

Food Security and Human Welfare Critical in Trade Agreements – South African Minister

28 Oct 2020  News
The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mr Ebrahim Patel participated in the Informal World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Ministers Meeting on Tuesday, 27 October. The Tr...
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