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
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
Research to take centre stage at agro-processing symposium
Government funded research will come to the forefront at the Technology and Human Research for Industry Programme (THRIP) Agro-processing Symposium that will be hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry this week. The main purpose of the two-day conference, which gets underway on Tuesday, is to create a... Read more
Incentive to support black filmmakers
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will spend R100 million to support emerging black filmmakers. “The dti will spend R100 million to support emerging black filmmakers through the South Africa Emerging Black Filmmakers Incentive by the end of March 2018,” said the department’s Director of Film Production Nelly... Read more
Lights, camera, action for emerging black filmmakers
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will use the 38th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) to market its South African Emerging Black Filmmakers Incentive and target relevant producers who qualify for the incentive. “The incentive objective is to create an environment that takes advantage of the country’s... Read more
TRADE and Industry Minister Rob Davies is expected to launch the refurbished Babelegi Industrial Park in Hammanskraal on Tuesday. The R42 million project is part of the Revitalisation of Industrial Parks Programme of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). Minister Davies said the main objective of the... Read more
TRADE and Industry Minister Rob Davies on Tuesday launched the first phase of the revitalisation of Babelegi Industrial Park, saying the area has potential for economic growth. “We took the decision as the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) to support those operating in industrial parks because there is... Read more
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has gazetted the Amended Broad-Based Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Forest Sector Codes. Minister Davies also directed the sector codes should be reviewed within two years of gazette. “Two years from the date of gazette the sector code shall be reviewed to set new targets... Read more