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Dti to host black industrialists roundtable
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will host the inaugural black industrialists roundtable dialogue as part of efforts to foster open discussion between government and the private sector. The dialogue set to be held on Wednesday in Tshwane will see discussions between government, the private sector and beneficiaries of... Read more
Clean audit for the dti
Minister Rob Davies has attributed the Department of Trade and Industry’s clean audit to good governance and a clean administration geared at improving service delivery. “The clean audit is an indication that the department is committed to good governance and clean administration that will lead to better service delivery... Read more
Dti lends support to companies in 4th industrial revolution
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will over the next few years focus on supporting companies that are actively participating in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Speaking at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Workplace Challenge programme hosted by the dti and Productivity South Africa in eMalahleni, Mpumalanga, Deputy... Read more
Boost for W Cape skills development
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has launched the Lesedi Skills Development Academy in Atlantis in the Western Cape to give youth from the area a better chance in the job market. “Government is aware that skills development in the past was limited to the minority and the... Read more
Public comment sought on BEE codes
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is seeking public comment on the proposed amendments to the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment (B-BBEE) Codes of Good Practice. “The dti is inviting members of the public to participate in a public commentary process on the proposed amendments to the B-BBEE... Read more
Dti stands by validity of copyright commission report
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) says it stands by the validity of the Copyright Review Commission (CRC) report, which was released in 2012. This comes after collecting societies recently raised concerns over the CRC report. The Copyright Review Commission was established in 2010 to look into issues... Read more
Government rebukes BEE non-compliance
Government will crack down on those who circumvent black economic empowerment legislation, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Speaking at the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission’s conference in Midrand, Minister Davies said government is aware of the complicated practices companies engaged in to avoid complying with the... Read more
B-BBEE conference to talk state procurement
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies is expected to address the upcoming Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission’s annual conference that will place the spotlight on improving state procurement. Joined by his Deputy Bulelani Magwanishe and the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, Joan Fubbs, Minister... Read more
SA to engage US on steel, aluminium tariffs
The Department of Trade and Industry is engaging the United States on its decision to impose a global tariff of 25% on imports of steel and of 10% on imports of aluminium. “The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is fully engaged with the matter and has undertaken discussions... Read more
Government committed to support SMMEs
Government remains committed to providing support to the country’s small and medium enterprises (SMMEs) as they are an important component to South Africa’s industrialisation, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. “We cannot achieve the goals and objectives of our Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) and radical economic transformation... Read more