Consumers Warned to be Vigilant when Purchasing Household Goods
2019-06-26
Consumers need to be more vigilant this winter as substandard goods are flooding the market at a cheaper rate and attracting vulnerable consumers, especially the elderly. This was said by the Education and Awareness Officer of the National Regulator for Compulsory Specification, Mr William Tladi during the education and awareness campaign conducted by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal today.
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Fronting Cripples Economic Transformation ? B-BBEE Commission
2019-06-26
The Executive Manager for Compliance at the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission, Ms Busisiwe Ngwenya says one of the factors contributing to the slow pace of economic transformation is fronting. Ngwenya was addressing more than 750 delegates at the BEE provincial conference in East London.
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SA Food and Beverage Companies Happy With Good Trade Leads Registered at Africa Big 7 Exhibition
2019-06-26
The South African food and beverage companies that participated in the three-day Africa Big 7 exhibition that ended in Midrand yesterday have registered good trade leads.  The companies were funded by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti).
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Youth Encouraged to form NPOS to Access Lottery Funds and Help Community
2019-06-25
The community of Hluhluwe in KwaZulu-Natal were encouraged to form non-profit organisations in order to access funds provided by the National Lotteries Commission (NLC). The plea made by the Grant Officer of the National Lotteries Commission in KwaZulu-Natal, Ms Thabisile Zondi. She was speaking during the education and awareness campaign held by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in the area today.
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Africa has an Opportunity to Reduce Imports and Generate US$50 Billion Revenue Annually
2019-06-24
The latest research on agro-processing sector indicates that Africa is estimated to spend to US$50 billion on food imports this year. According to the Chief Director of Trade Invest Africa at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr John Rocha, this figure presents an opportunity that the continent cannot continue to overlook, which is to ensure that this US$50 billion accrues to African economies.
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