Russia makes room for black SA winemakers
Black-owned wine companies will get a foot into the Russian market when a group of importers visit South Africa next week. The four-day Russian Inward Buying Mission will start on Monday at the Invest South Africa Western Cape One Stop Shop. The delegation will also visit some of the... Read more
British high commissioner impressed by Coega SEZ
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) hosted the Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) and member of the Royal Victorian Order (RVO) British High Commissioner to South Africa, Nigel Casey at the multi-award-winning Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ). The visit, meant to explore economic trade... Read more
SA keen to support investors
South Africa says it stands ready to support investors looking to come into the country. “We want to support investors coming into our country and so we established a one-stop shop called Invest SA. When you come in, we provide you with an investment facilitation service and information,” said... Read more
SA seeks bigger benefits for Africa in global economy
With Africa beset by the double scourge of illicit financial outflows and the disparity of the global economy, President Jacob Zuma says the United Nations must play a central role in tackling both issues. The current structure of the global economy continues to deepen the divide between the north... Read more
SA, UK recommit to enhance trade post Brexit
South Africa and the United Kingdom have recommitted to enhance trade ahead of the UK leaving the European Union. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, held a bilateral meeting on Tuesday in Tshwane. “Both Ministers recommitted themselves to... Read more
Trade ministers talk global developments at AU meeting
African Ministers of Trade on Monday met in Ethiopia on priority issues for the continent in the current Doha Development Round. The Ministers used their gathering to also discuss new issues currently being proposed in the World Trade Organisation (WTO), such as e-commerce and investment facilitation. The Ministers’ gathering... Read more
SA companies to look for trade opportunities in Russia
SA com Local companies have been urged to look for trade opportunities in the Russian market. Minister Plenipotentiary at the South Africa Embassy in Russia, Henry Short, on Monday told the South African business delegation, which is currently participating in the 2017 World Food Moscow International Exhibition, to search... Read more
SA, Vietnam to boost trade
This emerged during Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s working visit to Hanoi, Vietnam. Minister Nkoana-Mashabane met the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Phạm Bình Minh. Minister Nkoana-Mashabane and Minister Pham Bình discussed various ways of strengthening bilateral relations, including through expanding trade and... Read more