Tag: Trade Data

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11 Nov 20  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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06 Nov 20  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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03 Nov 20  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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29 Oct 20  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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28 Oct 20  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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26 Oct 20  News
National SA Government Commits to Strengthening Economic Ties with the Middle East (dtic) The South African government is committed to strengthening bilateral economic relations ...
Sub-Saharan Africa: A Difficult Road to Recovery

Sub-Saharan Africa: A Difficult Road to Recovery

23 Oct 20  News
With difficult recovery ahead, policy makers have fewer resources at their disposal as they cautiously lift restrictions and reopen economies. Transformative reforms are urgently n...
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22 Oct 20  News
National Parliament urges Trade and Industry to accelerate Coronavirus COVID-19-related price abuse investigations (South African Government) The Portfolio Committee on Trade and...
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20 Oct 20  News
National South Africa’s track record bodes ill for investment drive (IOL) South Africa will be hard pressed to realise its ambitions of attracting R1 trillion ($61 billion) of ...
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19 Oct 20  News
National Job creation is key to SA’s economic recovery (SAnews) As the country recovers from the devastation of the Coronavirus pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasis...
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07 Oct 20  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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05 Oct 20  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...
Trade Policy Review: Zimbabwe

Trade Policy Review: Zimbabwe

01 Oct 20  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 20  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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14 Sep 20  News
National news Namibia records N$3.5 billion deficit for July (New Era) In July 2020, Namibia recorded a trade deficit of N$3.5 billion, after the country’s exports stood at N$5...
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07 Sep 20  News
National news Covid wave brings second quarter slide (The Mail & Guardian) South Africans should brace themselves for a further slump in the economy, as gross domestic produc...
South Africa’s July 2020 trade data – exports recover while imports remain below 2019 levels

South Africa’s July 2020 trade data – exports recover while imports remain below 2019 levels

05 Sep 20  Blog
Between June and July of this year, South Africa’s total trade (exports + imports) increased by 12 percent.[1] Since May, South Africa has a trade surplus (global exports exceed ...
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03 Sep 20  News
National news Naledi Pandor to lead SA at G20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting (Devdiscourse) International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor is set to lead South Afri...
How Trade Arrangements such as AGOA can drive Industrialisation in Less Developed Africa

How Trade Arrangements such as AGOA can drive Industrialisation in Less Developed Africa

03 Sep 20  Blog
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is an act of the United States Congress, passed in 2000 and with the purpose of granting qualifying sub-Saharan African (SSA) countrie...
January-June 2020 trade data: intermediates destined for African countries in transit through South Africa

January-June 2020 trade data: intermediates destined for African countries in transit through South Africa

03 Sep 20  Blog
Although numerous African countries are yet to release trade data for 2020, South Africa’s trade data for the first six months of 2020[1] not only include South Africa’s offici...