South Africa Deposits the Instrument of Ratification of the Agreement Establishing the TFTA
2018-12-13
South Africa has deposited the instrument of ratification of the Agreement establishing the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) on the margins of the African Union Ministers of Trade meeting taking place in Cairo, Egypt from 12-13 December 2018. The TFTA comprises three regional economic blocks ? the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Community (EAC) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The deposit of the instrument means that South Africa has formally and legally committed to the TFTA.
[Read More...]       


Africa is an Extremely Important Market for South Africa
2018-12-11
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says South African business people should consider the continent as an extremely important market, especially for trade in value added products. Minister Davies was speaking at the launch of the South African pavilion in Cairo, Egypt during the Inaugural of Intra-Africa Trade Fair (IATF).
[Read More...]       


Minister Davies to Attend the AU Ministers of Trade Meeting in Egypt
2018-12-11
Minister Davies will be attending the 7th African Union Meeting of Ministers of Trade (AMOT) from 12-13 December 2018. AMOT is taking place alongside the inaugural Intra-Africa Trade Fair taking place in Cairo, Egypt, from 11-17 December 2018.
[Read More...]       


Minister Davies to Launch the Global Business Process Services (BPS) Incentive to Prospective Investors in London, United Kingdom
2018-12-11
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Rob Davies, will launch the revised Global Business Process Services Incentive Scheme in London, United Kingdom on 14 December 2018.  The launch of this revised Incentive further supports and enhances South Africa?s Value Proposition. It will catalyse new investments in this sector and support employment opportunities for South Africans.
[Read More...]       


SA Companies Upbeat Ahead of Inaugural Intra-Africa Trade Fair in Egypt
2018-12-11
The South African business delegation has arrived in Cairo, Egypt ahead of the inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) scheduled to take place from today until 17 December 2018. The trade fair will provide a platform for sharing trade, investment and market information and enabling buyers and sellers, investors and countries to meet, discuss and conclude business deals.
[Read More...]