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Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

South Africa Agro-Processing Companies to Showcase Products in Iran

The exhibition is organised collaboratively by the Trade Promotion Organisation of Iran and the Iran International Exhibitions Company

South African companies in the agro-processing sector are showcasing their products at the 24th annual International Agricultural Trade Fair taking place in Tehran, Iran. All participating companies received financial support from the Department of Trade and Industry's (the dti) Export Marketing and Investment Assistance Scheme (EMIA). The exhibition is organised…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Government Officials to Receive Training on Special Economic Zone in China

According to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, the training forms part of a five-year agreement signed between South Africa and China in 2014

A group of 34 Special Economic Zones (SEZ) practitioners and supporting sector specialists from the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), provincial departments and agencies responsible for the implementation of the SEZ Programme depart for Tianjin, China tomorrow to attend the fourth Capacity Building Programme on the SEZ taking…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

A collaboration between the Department of Trade & Industry, Woolworths and the IDC sees doors opening for black women entrepreneurs

Today, the Department of Trade & Industry (dti), Woolworths and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) officially opened the doors of K9 Pet Foods’ new 3 600 m² factory premises in the Western Cape.  This opening is testament to the entrepreneurial spirit of a team of black women who put to…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Regulations for Lottery Funding to help all NGOs

The Rand value of the requests exceeds R70 billion from a budget of R1.6 billion, showing that the need of the NGO sector far exceeds what the NLC has to make its contribution to changing lives

Each year the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) receives over 14 000 applications for funding. The Rand value of the requests exceeds R70 billion from a budget of R1.6 billion, showing that the need of the NGO sector far exceeds what the NLC has to make its contribution to changing lives. In…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Minister Davies and Deputy Minister Magwanishe to Brief Media on The dti Budget Vote

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing that will be hosted by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies and Deputy Minister, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe before their address to the National Assembly on the Department of Trade and Industry’s (the dti) Budget Vote.    DATE:…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Radical economic transformation receives a boost with more than R20m industrial park in Mthatha

Vulindlela is the second industrial park to be launched in the Eastern Cape

Government’s radical economic transformation received a boost with the launch of the Vulindlela Heights Industrial Park in Mthatha, Eastern Cape. Speaking at the launch, the Deputy Director-General of Special Economic Zones and Economic Transformation at Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Sipho Zikode said radical economic transformation starts when…

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The Dti to lead an Outward Selling Mission to Iran and United Arab Emirates

According to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies the OSM also aims to create more awareness of South African goods and services, as well as fostering further interactions and collaboration in these countries

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a business delegation on an Outward Selling Mission (OSM) to Iran and United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 14-18 May 2017. The mission aims to build on the commitments made by President Jacob Zuma during his visit to Iran and the…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

JHB Chamber Signs MoU with Chinese Trade Council

The MoU was signed at the SA-China Zhejiang Trade and Investment Symposium that took place in Sandton, yesterday

The Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance liaison and cooperation in the fields of export, import, investment, business information and other commerce-orientated activities for the benefit of members of both organisations.…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

IPAP Is Critical to Radical Economic Transformation – Minister Davies

IPAP is firmly entrenched in government’s overall policy and plans to address the key challenges of economic and industrial growth and race based poverty, inequality and unemployment

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) is critical to achieving Radical Economic Transformation. Minister Davies was speaking at the launch of the ninth iteration of IPAP which took place in Sandton today. IPAP is firmly entrenched in government’s overall policy…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

The dti to host SA-China Trade and Investment Symposium in Gauteng

According to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies the main objective of the symposium is to bring together South African companies and their counterparts from China, with the aim of establishing long-lasting and mutually beneficial trade and investment relations

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will host a Trade and Investment Symposium which will be attended by a business delegation from China’s Zhejiang Province under the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). The event will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton,…