DTI
Dti puts the work in workplace with epic enterprise challenge
Trade and Industry Minister, Dr Rob Davies, is expected to launch the 20th anniversary of the Workplace Challenge (WPC) next week. The WPC is a two-year programme implemented amongst South African enterprises to improve their productivity and ensure sustainability of jobs. Accompanied by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of... Read more
SA remains committed to trade on the continent
South Africa remains committed to intra-African investment, says Trade and Invest Africa (TIA) head, Lerato Mataboge. Speaking at a networking session on Monday, Mataboge assured delegates of South Africa’s support and commitment to the realisation of high level intra-African trade and investment. The networking session was attended by a... Read more
Volkswagen Group South Africa completes major investment programme and launches new Polo
Volkswagen launched its new Polo and showcased the R6.1 billion investment in its plant and new products, in the presence of Eastern Cape Phumulo Masualle, the honourable Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe of the DTI, media representatives and key stakeholders. In August 2015, VWSA Chairman and Managing Director, Thomas Schaefer... Read more
May the best furniture win
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) industrial design student Merliska Meerman will use her “Rhino” design concept as a solution to filling the gap currently existing in the South African manufacturing sector for children’s furniture. The 21-year-old will vie for the coveted title of producing the best furniture design concept... Read more
Nedbank first to issue BEE affidavits or certificates
In a first for the banking sector, Nedbank is offering business registrations together with black economic empowerment (BEE) affidavits or certificates, endorsed by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti), in one seamless process for new businesses with an annual turnover of less than R10 million. For the past four... Read more
Dti supports emerging miners
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has lent its support to 11 of the country’s emerging miners, who will showcase their products at the Investing in African Mining Indaba that gets underway in Cape Town today. The 11 Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs), which hail from various... Read more
Coega nominated as a finalists at the prestigious Premier Business Awards
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) heads into this week nominated as one of the finalist at the prestigious fifth Annual SA Premier Business Awards taking place on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre. The CDC’s nomination follows an announcement by the Department of Trade & Industry... Read more
Strategic partnership programme introduced at Coega
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) and the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) conducted a workshop at the Business Process Outsourcing Park (BPO), Coega SEZ yesterday. The workshop, which targeted various Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s) and large private sector enterprises in the Nelson Mandela Bay, provided an opportunity for... Read more
R50m youth-owned pet food company launched
Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe on Friday launched a R50 million black industrialist firm in Gauteng, saying it confirms the capability of young people. The Deputy Minister said the launch of the 65% youth-owned black industrialist company shows that young people can contribute actively to the creation... Read more
SA, Indonesia explore investment opportunities
South Africa and Indonesia have agreed to identify sectors to exploit investment opportunities. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and his Indonesian counterpart, Enggartiasto Lukita, met on Friday during the third Joint Trade Committee meeting, which was followed by the South Africa-Indonesia Business Forum. At the meeting held in... Read more