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

South African Business Delegation Arrives in Tanzania for Trade and Investment Opportunities

The aim of the mission is to increase trade and investment between the two countries

The South African business delegation has arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the second leg of the Trade and Investment mission that is led by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) from 23 – 25 May 2018. The aim of the mission is to increase trade and…

Agility
Source: Agility |

Agility is Funding the Development of Domestic and Regional Trade in Africa

Many firms operating on the continent are regularly experiencing shortages of industrial space

Agility (www.Agility.com), a leading global logistics provider, has leased warehouse space in the Agility Warehouse Park in Ghana to Cummins (www.Cummins.com) for a new West African Distribution Center. Many firms operating on the continent are experiencing shortages of professional industrial space. The provision of international standard warehouses in Africa for…

Source: Zambia High Commission in the United Kingdom |

Zambian Govt desires to attract International Businesses of all sizes

The meeting also provided an opportunity for members of the Group to ask questions about doing business in Zambia

Zambia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom His Excellency Mr. Muyeba Chikonde has said, the Zambian Government desires to attract International Businesses of all sizes and the country has a lot of trade and investment opportunities for those looking to do business. Addressing the Westminster Africa Business Group during a…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Exploring digital trade and human rights under the AfCFTA

The conference will take place from 31 May to 1 June 2018 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa

Digital trade within the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will be at the centre of discussions during an upcoming conference dubbed “Digital Trade in Africa: Implications for Inclusion and Human Rights.” The event “will feature an interesting dialogue between Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic…

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

FDC CEO off to China to seek investments for Maluti SEZ

The roadshow will be in the form of workshops where the South African delegation will make presentations to Chinese investors, finance institutions and government representatives on South African SEZs opportunities and incentives offered

The Chief Executive Officer of the Free State Development Corporation, Mr Ikhraam Osman will leave for China on Friday to search for investments for the Maluti-A-Phofung Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Osman will be part of a South African delegation that will be participating in a five-day Special Economic Zones Investment…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

South Africa: Minister Sisulu concludes successful visit to Argentina

The meeting focused on strengthening multilateralism, improving global governance and achieving sustainable development

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has concluded her successful visit to Argentina, where she led a South African delegation at the G20 Meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers. The meeting was held in preparation for the G20 Leaders' Summit, which will be held in November 2018. Argentina holds the…

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

South Africa and Kenya Working Hard to Balance Trade and Investment

The seminar was held under the theme Strengthening Business Linkages between South Africa and Kenya

The South African High Commissioner to Kenya, Ms Koleka Mqulwana says South Africa and Kenya are working hard to level the balance of trade by enhancing bilateral and investment relations. Mqulwana was speaking during the Trade and Investment seminar i in Nairobi, Kenya. According to Mqulwana, in recent high level…

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

South Africa: Deputy Minister Magwanishe to lead mission to China to woo investors to local economic zones

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will make a presentation on South Africa’s SEZ opportunities and incentives offered

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe will lead an investment roadshow to Shanghai, China aimed at wooing investors to the South African Special Economic Zones (SEZs) from 26-31 May 2018. The roadshow will give representatives of the South African government, implementers of the SEZ Programme and…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank Group Annual Meetings: Regional cooperation, structural reforms key to economic transformation

Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano and a former Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank is attending the 2018 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group in Busan, Korea

Africa’s development agenda must focus on the socio-cultural and commercial interests of Africans and the upliftment of Africa’s trade and economic ecosystem, said Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano and a former Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank, during his address at the 2018 Annual Meetings of the African Development…

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

Minister Davies to Lead South African Business Delegation to Viva Technology Conference and Exhibition in France

The event will have a strong focus on Africa, with more than 200 start-ups and French groups committed to digitalization in Africa from across the globe

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies will lead a South African business delegation to the Viva Technology Conference and Exhibition (VivaTech) that will take place in Paris, France from 24 to 26 May 2018. The VivaTech conference and exhibition is dedicated to innovation and digital transformation focused…