Department of Trade and Industry

 
Just how representative is the steel industry, when downstream players suffer?
Just how representative is the steel industry, when downstream players suffer?
For many years, ArcelorMittal South Africa (Amsa), South Africa’s dominant liquid steel producer, found the South African steel market to be a...
Firms left in lurch by funding fix
Firms left in lurch by funding fix
Carambola Invest dries and exports pineapples in a poor area of the Eastern Cape for local supply and export.
Small lenders force fee issue
Small lenders force fee issue
Microfinanciers are suing the National Credit Regulator (NCR) and Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies for failing to review the service fees...
Activists fear a pharmaceutical plot is at play
Activists fear a pharmaceutical plot is at play
With no word on when the long-awaited National Policy on Intellectual Property will be finalised, activists are anxious "big business" is getting a...
Patients before patents, demand health activists
Patients before patents, demand health activists
Activists have demanded that government provide access to cheaper medicines for patients by finalising South Africa's long-awaited intellectual...
Did the Mandela movie really sustain 12 000 jobs?
Did the Mandela movie really sustain 12 000 jobs?
With a budget of $35-million, it has been described as the most expensive South African film ever...
BEE: Good news for small black companies, bad news for big ones
BEE: Good news for small black companies, bad news for big ones
Changes to the laws governing black economic empowerment announced on Thursday by the department of trade and industry will spell out reprieve...
Despite challenges, Davies views B-BBEE as a success
Despite challenges, Davies views B-BBEE as a success
While broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) was initially not effective nationally, it has been a success, Trade and Industry Minister...
Chicken price to rise as SA increases poultry tariffs
Chicken price to rise as SA increases poultry tariffs
The new tariff regime for the poultry sector entered into force on Monday and will see duties on five products increase, and one product even...
Motor-vehicle plants disrupted as workers strike
Motor-vehicle plants disrupted as workers strike
Plants owned by several car makers in South Africa were disrupted on Monday as about 30 000 workers went on strike to demand higher pay.
Thuli Madonsela finds DTI general abused power
Thuli Madonsela finds DTI general abused power
"The trade and industry department acted like an over-protective parent, not willing to allow an 18-year-old child to stand on their own...

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