SA, Russia seek sustainable growth for platinum sector
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has called on South Africa and Russia to work together to look at ways of ensuring demand sustainability in the platinum group metals industry in the face of falling commodity prices. “Being the two largest producers of these metals, in particular, platinum and palladium,... Read more
SA, Algeria strengthen foundation for trade links
South Africa and Algeria are working towards building lasting economic partnerships. Addressing a business forum that was held in Algiers in the North African country, South Africa’s Ambassador to Algeria, Dennis Dlomo, said the two countries are working methodically to translate political partnerships into tangible actions in various areas... Read more
SA, Turkey commit to grow trade, investment
South Africa and Turkey have committed to strengthening trade and economic relations to increase two-way bilateral trade and investment. The commitment was made on the last day of the third session of South Africa-Turkey Joint Economic Commission (JSE) that was addressed by Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies... Read more
SA, Zimbabwe sign more agreements
South Africa and Zimbabwe on Tuesday signed several agreements, which they say will further improve relations between them. The agreements are in the areas of energy, environment, information communications technologies and sports and recreation. They were signed during the second session of the Bi-National Commission, co-chaired by President Jacob... Read more
Beitbridge border in for a major overhaul
South Africa and Zimbabwe have established a joint committee to work on improving operations at the Beitbridge border post. Beitbridge is the busiest road border on the continent, with much of the goods and services between Zimbabwe and South Africa passing through this strategic point. During the peak of the... 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