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Economic growth and transformation require Black Industrialists who are in charge of means of production - Deputy Minister Magwanishe

He said that at the heart of government’s policy intervention was the advancement of the industrial sector to alleviate poverty, inequality and unemployment

Economic growth and transformation will rely on Black Industrialists who can produce, own and distribute goods and anchored in value-addition. This was said by the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe at the opening of an R81 million factory belonging to Africa Bespoke Apparel (ABA), a Black…

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South Africa Economy needs to grow faster to create jobs for youth – Ddg Zikode

He was delivering a keynote address at the inaugural Oil and Gas Sector Transformation Workshop held at the South African Bureau of Standard in Pretoria

The South African economy must grow at a faster pace in order to create job opportunities especially for youth. This was said by the Deputy Director-General of Special Economic Zones and Economic Transformation at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Sipho Zikode. He was delivering a keynote…

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Deputy Minister Magwanishe and Mec Zikalala to launch a R81 million Black Industrialist Textile Firm in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)

The company is the first one amongst the Black Industrialists beneficiaries to create about 450 employment opportunities within four months of its operation

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe and the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala will launch a multi-million-rand Black Industrialist textile firm, Africa Bespoke Apparel (ABA) on Tuesday, 22 January 2019 in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal. ABA is a 100% Black-owned company…

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The Nkomazi special economic zone will contribute significantly to the industrialisation of Thempumalanga Province

To date, special economic Zone programme has attracted 115 private companies with a total value of R11.6 billion from private investments leveraging on the R4. 6 billion pf public investments

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says the recently designation of the Nkomazi Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Mpumalanga will contribute significantly to the economic and industrial development of the Nkomazi region and the province at large. Minister Davies designated the Nkomazi SEZ as the 10th Special Economic…

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The Global Business Services (GBS) incentive will create employment opportunities for the youth

Davies says the opportunities will be especially in the areas of medium to high complexity jobs, youth will be exposed to servicing major global brands out of South Africa

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says the Global Business Services (GBS) incentive which became effective from 01 January 2019 will create employment opportunities for youth in South Africa.  Minister Davies launched the Global Business Services (GBS) Incentive last month at the SA House in London, United Kingdom.…

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South African Companies hails the Inaugural Intra-Africa Fair

The 40 business delegation showcased their products and services at the South African National Pavilion

South African companies who recently participated at the seven-day inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) hosted in Cairo, Egypt described the fair as a stepping stone for all African businesses who wants to trade and partner with each other. The 40 business delegation showcased their products and services at the South…

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Minister Rob Davies concludes Egypt and London Visit

In Egypt Minister Davies attended the third edition of the Africa Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh that took place under the theme ‘Bold Leadership and Collective Commitment: Advancing Intra-African Investments’

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has arrived back in the country, following his visit to Egypt and the United Kingdom. In Egypt Minister Davies attended the third edition of the Africa Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh that took place under the theme ‘Bold Leadership and Collective Commitment:…

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South Africa deposits the Instrument of Ratification of the agreement establishing the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA)

The deposit of the instrument means that South Africa has formally and legally committed to theTripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA)

South Africa has deposited the instrument of ratification of the Agreement establishing the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) on the margins of the African Union Ministers of Trade meeting taking place in Cairo, Egypt from 12-13 December 2018. The TFTA comprises three regional economic blocks – the Common Market for…

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Africa is an extremely important market for South Africa

Minister Davies was speaking at the launch of the South African pavilion in Cairo, Egypt during the Inaugural of Intra-Africa Trade Fair (IATF)

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says South African business people should consider the continent as an extremely important market, especially for trade in value added products. Minister Davies was speaking at the launch of the South African pavilion in Cairo, Egypt during the Inaugural of Intra-Africa…

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Minister Davies to attend the African Union (AU) Ministers of Trade meeting in Egypt

African Union Meeting of Ministers of Trade (AMOT) is taking place alongside the inaugural Intra-Africa Trade Fair taking place in Cairo, Egypt, from 11-17 December 2018

Minister Davies will be attending the 7th African Union Meeting of Ministers of Trade (AMOT) from 12-13 December 2018. AMOT is taking place alongside the inaugural Intra-Africa Trade Fair taking place in Cairo, Egypt, from 11-17 December 2018. The AMOT will consider the progress made in the implementation of outstanding…