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Strengthening of Economic ties is important to South Africa -Ambassador Dlomo

Dlomo was speaking on the sidelines of the investment mission that is currently underway in Japan

Strengthening of economic ties, partnerships and cooperation with other countries is important to the South African government and private sector. To this end, the South African government regards the Japan-South Africa bilateral economic relations as strategic and reaching out to Japan is a priority. This was said by the South…

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South Africa Delegation arrives in Japan for Investment Mission

The delegation will be meeting with leading companies in an effort to attract them to invest and expand their presence in South Africa

The South African delegation led by the Acting Head of Invest South Africa, Mr Yunus Hoosen has arrived in Tokyo, Japan for an investment mission that will be taking place until 22 September 2018.  The mission is part of government’s investment attraction drive. The delegation will be meeting with leading…

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South Africa companies arrive in Russia to seek export opportunities

The Chief Executive Officer of Snow Bliss, Ms Karin Opperman said as a cocktail manufacturing company they are hoping to find importers and distributors for their cocktails, spices, wine and jello shots for the Russian market

The South African business delegation that will take part in the World Food Moscow from today until 20 September 2018 has arrived in Russia to seek export opportunities in the local agro-processing market. The objective of the national pavilion that will be set up by the Department of Trade and…

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South Africa: Minister Davies Concludes Visit to Argentina for the G20 Trade Ministers Meeting

Minister Davies emphasised that South Africa’s participation at the Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting was to contribute to and shape global trade and investment policy debates by providing views from a developing country standpoint

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies is back in the country from Argentina where he attended the G20 Trade Ministers Meeting held in Mar del Plata, Argentina. The Trade Ministers Meeting focused on key factors for G20 policy making to support more inclusive participation and upgrading Agro-food…

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Western Cape companies eager to explore Russian Market

The pavilion is also expected to generate greater returns for the South African agro-processing and related industries at the show and within the Russian market

Two Western Cape-based companies, The Bridge of Hope Wines and SalemCo International are eager to explore the Russian market and expand their footprint using the World Food Moscow exhibition scheduled to take place in Russia from 17-20 September 2018. The two companies, will be part of the twenty-five companies that…

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South Africa Government Prioritises Intra-African Trade – Director-General October

849 enterprises received financial support across all incentives of the department

The Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Lionel October, says the priority of the South African government is to promote intra-African trade. October was briefing the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on the department’s annual progress in meeting its objectives, as contained in its…

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South Africa: Grounded Approach needed for Fourth Industrial Revolution

South Africa needs to whittle the discussion down to an understanding on the one hand of what is happening in technological changes and relate that to the structure of the South African economy

The Industrial Development Advisor at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Dr Nimrod Zalk says a grounded approach is needed by South Africa to move into the Fourth Industrial Revolution in order to maximise on the opportunities offered by new technologies. Zalk was speaking at a dialogue on…

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the dti to Assist Grassroots Innovators to Showcase at The South Africa Innovation Summit

Dr Rob Davies explains that the South African Innovation Summit is an annual flagship event on the South African Innovation Calendar that nurtures, develops and showcases African innovation, as well as facilitate innovation thought-leadership

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will assist ten grassroots innovators as well as innovators supported through the Technology and Human Resources for Industry Programme (THRIP), the Support Programme for Industrial Innovation (SPII) and the Technology Venture Capital Fund (TVC) to showcase their inventions and participate at the…

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African countries need to develop a policy response to the digital economy

The rise of digital platforms and e-commerce will reshape the retail sector and in turn have deep implications for developing countries’ industrialization processes

Dr Nimrod Zalk, Industrial Development Advisor in the office of the Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry, delivered the keynote address at a Workshop on Digital Transformation in Africa: Leveraging the Promise and Addressing New Challenges convened by Global Economic Governance (GEG) Africa and the African Trade Policy…

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African countries need to develop a policy response to the digital economy

The rise of digital platforms and e-commerce will reshape the retail sector and in turn have deep implications for developing countries’ industrialization processes, which have been at the heart of all successful cases of development

Dr Nimrod Zalk, Industrial Development Advisor in the office of the Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry, delivered the keynote address at a Workshop on Digital Transformation in Africa: Leveraging the Promise and Addressing New Challenges convened by Global Economic Governance (GEG) Africa and the African Trade Policy…