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

South Africa Government Committed To Supporting Players in Fuel Cell Industry

Fuel cell buses present an opportunity for South Africa to play a role in reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and improving quality of life

The South African government is committed to supporting efforts of all stakeholders in opening the fuel cells market for the benefit of the country. This was said by the Chief Director of Primary Mineral Processing at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Tapiwa Samanga. He was speaking…

Deutsche Post DHL
Source: Deutsche Post DHL |

DHL Express makes global online shopping easier with On Demand Delivery in Sub Saharan Africa

On Demand Delivery is currently deployed in 6 markets across SSA – South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mauritius & Tanzania, with plans to roll out to further countries in SSA throughout 2017

On Demand Delivery developed in response to significant growth in premium cross-border e-commerce volumes  Flexible shipping options designed to enhance the customer experience for online shoppers DHL Express (www.dpDHL.com), the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced the launch of On Demand Delivery for the Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)…

Source: South African Embassy to the Federal Republic of Germany |

South Africa, European Union Talk Trade

The meeting took place in the context of the entry into force of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA group in October 2016

South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries have met with the Ambassador of the European Union (EU), Dr Marcus Cornaro, to discuss bilateral trade relations. The meeting took place in the context of the entry into force of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)…

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

Exporters of Fresh Produce Invited to Participate in the Fruit Logistica Asia 2017 Exhibition in Hong Kong, China

The trade fair, which will be attended by exhibitors from over 120 countries around the world, is targeting producers of fresh fruit and vegetables, fresh-cut and convenience items, exotic products, organic produce, potatoes, dried fruit or nuts, herbs and spices as well as flowers or plants for self-service outlets, among others

Exporters of fresh fruits and vegetables are invited to apply for assistance to participate in the upcoming Fruit Logistica Asia 2017 trade exhibition, which will take place in Hong Kong from 6-8 September 2017. Companies which are interested in participating in this exhibition are encouraged to submit application forms to…

International Expo-Consults (IEC)
Source: International Expo-Consults (IEC) |

Africa market to immensely benefit from ‘DEAL 2017’ in Dubai: IEC

Growing infrastructure including malls and themeparks to benefit from the amusement exhibition to be held at DWTC

The region will witness the largest show in the amusement industry – DEAL 2017 (www.DEALMiddleEastShow.com), to provide an effective platform for the stakeholders within the African entertainment and amusement sector, as per International Expo Consults (www.IECDubai.com), the organisers of the show. In the wake of growing developments in the African…

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

The dti To Host Fuel Cell Bus Workshop in Cape Town

The purpose of the workshop is to provide a platform where South Africa can learn from the German experience with the successful roll-out of fuel cell bus pilots in various cities

Members of the media are invited to attended a fuel cell bus workshop that will be hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with the German government in Cape Town. The workshop will be held under the theme Fuel Cell Bus – Unleashing Industrial Opportunities…

Source: Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment, Nigeria |

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Nigerian Trade Minister as Both Agree to Work Together

Minister Meets with Trade Officials, State Department

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center Tuesday hosted the Nigerian Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah (www.FMITI.gov.ng) for a roundtable discussion with U.S. business executives at their office in Washington, D.C. The conversation focused on enhancing trade and investment relationship between both countries. This comes…

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

NEF to be incorporated into IDC to guarantee funding for black entrepreneurs

This decision is in line with government policy to consolidate South Africa’s development finance institutions to provide effective support to emerging and existing black entrepreneurs, and thereby enhancing efficient service delivery

In a landmark breakthrough for South Africa’s quest for inclusive growth and radical economic transformation, the Ministers of Trade and Industry and of Economic Development announced in Cape Town today that the National Empowerment Fund (NEF) will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) in order to…

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

Launch of Isondo Precious Metals’ (IPM) Fuel Cell Plant

Phase I of the IPM project which focused on a pre-feasibility study was launched by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies in February last year

The Fuel Cell is a strategic sector for South Africa, a sector that the government wants to play in. This was said by the Deputy Director General of the Department of Trade and Industry, Ms Malebo Mabitje-Thompson. She was speaking at the launch of Isondo Precious Metals’ (IPM) Fuel Cell…