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South Africa and Iran to Host Business Forum in Pretoria

The business forum will address amongst others trade, investment, economic development and industry related issues

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) together with their Iranian counterparts will host the South Africa-Iran Business Forum at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) offices in Pretoria on Monday, 23 October 2017 from 9am. The forum will be held on the margins of the Joint…

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South African Businesspeople Relish Prospects of Exporting to Russia

The businesspeople will be participating in the 10th Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) to Russia from 24-27 October 2017

A group of twenty businesspeople who will be departing for Novosibirsk, Russia on Sunday are relishing the prospects of exporting their goods and services to Russia and contributing in increasing trade between South Africa and the European country. The businesspeople will be participating in the 10th Investment and Trade Initiative…

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Industrialisation and transformation key in driving provincial economies

The report focussed on industrial developments in different provinces and the implementation of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ), Industrial Parks and Black Industrialists programmes

The Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry, (the dti), Mr Lionel October says industrialisation and transformation will play a big role in driving the economy especially in less developed provinces where jobs are scarce. October was briefing the select National Council of Provinces Portfolio Committee on Trade and…

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Gauteng Businesspeople on a mission to explore Russian market

The purpose of the mission is to increase the volume of exports of agro-processing and clothing and textile products, as well as built environment and capital equipment goods and services to the Russian market

Gauteng businesspeople who will be travelling to Russia to participate in the Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) are looking forward to exploring business opportunities in the European country. The Managing Director of Johannesburg-based Beeake Engineering Solutions, Mr Kgopotse Moagi, and…

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Minister Davies and deputy minister Magwanishe arrived in Brussels for the ACP ministerial meeting

The meeting will discuss the upcoming 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC11) that is scheduled to take place from 10 – 13 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies and Deputy Minister Mr. Bulelani Magwanishe are in Brussels, Belgium to attend the 20th African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Ministerial Committee and the 15th Joint ACP-European Union (EU) Ministerial Trade Committee meeting (JMTC) on 18-20 October 2017. The ACP consists of…

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Growing Russian demand for SA wines good news for local producers

The mission is organised and funded by the Department of Trade and Industry with the aim increasing the volume of exports of agro-processing and clothing and textile products

The increase in the demand for the South African wines in Russia provides a good opportunity for the local companies to penetrate the Russian market. This is the view of the Managing Director of the Stellenbosch wine company, Thandi Wines, Mr Vernon Henn. He is one of the 20 businesspeople…

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Minister Davies and European Union Trade Commissioner Malmström mark first anniversary of Economic Partnership Agreement

Minister Davies and Commissioner Malmström addressed some 150 civil society representatives from South Africa and the SADC region

South Africa's Minister for Trade and Industry Robert Davies and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström met in Johannesburg today to review their respective trade and investment agendas. They also took the opportunity to celebrate the one-year anniversary of putting the Economic Partnership Agreement, or EPA, between the EU and six…

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SA and Chile agree to enhance trade and investment

The meeting which was held by senior officials from different government departments from both countries, focused on strengthen bilateral economic relations between South Africa and Chile

South Africa and Chile have agreed to enhance trade and investment, and committed to further cooperate towards achieving this objective under the Joint Trade and Investment Commission (JTIC). The agreement arose during the 4th South Africa – Chile JTIC meeting held in Pretoria. The meeting which was held by senior…

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The DTI to undertake investment and trade mission to Russia

According to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, the objective of the ITI to Novosibirsk is to develop and build on relationships that were established with previous visits by both countries

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a business delegation comprising of 20 companies on the 10th Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) to Russia to be held in Novosibirsk from 24-26 October 2017. The aim of the mission is to increase the volume of exports of agro-processing…

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Government wants to establish association of industrial parks that will deliver world class regional centres - October

October remarked that there existed a need to consolidate resources for the management of SOIPs

The Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry, Mr Lionel October says government is pulling out all the stops in deploying resources to ensure that world-class industrial parks that will become beehives of economic activity and centres of excellence are established. October speaking during the opening of the two-day…