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13 Apr 2021  News
National trade and trade-related news Five retail categories that will lead the sector’s recovery in 2021 (IOL) StatsSA’s latest figures show retail trade falling 3.5 percent...
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12 Apr 2021  News
National trade and trade-related news Government encourages SA businesses to market to Africa’s population (IOL) Deputy trade, industry and economic development minister Fikile...
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09 Apr 2021  News
National trade and trade-related news SA ranked top global business services sector location (SAnews) South Africa has been ranked as the top global business services sector loca...
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08 Apr 2021  News
National trade and trade-related news Government welcomes IMF’s update on SA economy (SAnews) Government has welcomed the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) revised upward g...
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07 Apr 2021  News
National trade and trade-related news IMF forecasts South Africa’s GDP will grow 3.1% in 2021 (BusinessTech) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published its latest Worl...
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06 Apr 2021  News
National trade and trade-related news South Africa: Small businesses want more help from dept, Sefa amid COVID storm (Eyewitness News) The COVID-19 SMME Debt Relief Fund is regar...
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01 Apr 2021  News
National trade and trade-related news Trade surplus increases as export growth outpaces imports (News24) The South African Revenue Services (SARS) on Wednesday issued the latest ...
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31 Mar 2021  News
National trade and trade-related news South Africa records FDI inflows in 2020; sales of bonds and equities soar (Engineering News) South Africa recorded foreign direct investmen...
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30 Mar 2021  News
National trade and trade-related news South African President Ramaphosa calls on WTO to allow countries manufacture vaccines locally (CGTN Africa) South Africa’s President Cyri...
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29 Mar 2021  News
Country focus Minister Patel calls for partnerships at BRICS South African Manufacturing Conference (the dtic) South Africa must rebuild its manufacturing strength to be able to ...
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26 Mar 2021  News
Country focus South Africa's R1 trillion infrastructure drive gathers pace (TechCentral) South Africa’s Infrastructure Fund, which is spearheading government efforts to se...
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25 Mar 2021  News
Country focus Countdown for compliance with Protection of Personal Information Act (SAnews) With less than 100 days for public and private bodies to be compliant with the Pr...
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23 Mar 2021  News
Country focus Saving SA’s poultry industry (SAnews) For the last decade, poultry production in South Africa has been static - despite the fact that consumption has continued to...
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22 Mar 2021  News
Country focus Business Unity South Africa calls for increased engagement with WTO Industry organisation Business Unity South Africa and other business associations, representing ...
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19 Mar 2021  News
Country focus Intra-african Trade in the Spotlight at Joint Meeting of Trade and Industry and International Relations - Parliament of South Africa A joint meeting of the portfoli...
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17 Mar 2021  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 2021  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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15 Mar 2021  News
Country focus Imports pick up as trade recovers in fourth quarter, according to Reserve Bank data (News24) South Africa’s current account balance remained in surplus territory ...
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12 Mar 2021  News
Country focus State ponders issuing SI over AfCFTA trading (Daily Mail Zambia) Government will soon issue a statutory instrument (SI) under the Customs and Excise Act to pav...
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10 Mar 2021  News
Country focus Container shortage in South Africa (Fruitnet) Almost exactly one year after major disruptions to exports through the port of Cape Town, and other ports in the count...
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