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Attacks on foreign nationals have hurt SA, says Trade DM

Attacks on foreign nationals have been regrettable and sad and have also resulted in a loss of export foreign revenue, Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina recently said...

23 Apr 2015 10:45

EU agrees opt-out deal for GMO imports

BRUSSELS: The EU announced plans Wednesday to simplify the import approval process for controversial genetically modified foods and animal feed, allowing member states to decide whether to admit them or not...

23 Apr 2015 10:00

Government fails to appreciate SA farmers' contribution

Independent economist Dr Kobus Laubscher talks to Annelie Coleman about the economic benefits of last year's record maize harvest and the consequences of this year's vastly reduced harvest...

By Annelie Coleman 15 Apr 2015 11:40

Nedbank, IFC provide $50m finance and warehouse scheme

Nedbank (through its Capital Division) together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have launched a $50-million facility to help commodity traders and processors in sub-Saharan Africa import agricultural commodities and export cash crops...

10 Apr 2015 07:00

US raises Agoa issues over SA poultry sales

South African and US poultry producers have so far failed to agree on a mutually acceptable volume of imported US chicken which could enter SA free of anti-dumping duties...

By Linda Ensor 8 Apr 2015 14:18

Wesgro Connect Up prepares local companies for exports

Wesgro, the official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, recently hosted its second Connect Up networking session in Cape Town...

2 Apr 2015 10:58

Surprising jump in new vehicle exports

The consumer-driven new car market dropped by 3% in March compared to March last year but new vehicle exports shot up by a surprising 38.5% compared to last year...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 2 Apr 2015 06:36

Bhisho juices R21m in citrus exports

The Eastern Cape's citrus industry has received a R21-million boost for exports from the Fort Beaufort and Peddie region...

By Deneesha Pillay 23 Mar 2015 11:15

SA's up-and-coming wool and mohair producers contribute R282m to GDP

Emerging farmers from historically disadvantaged, rural communities are making significant contributions to South African wool and mohair production and global exports...

20 Mar 2015 08:15

Two-a-Day invests in new packaging, packing lines and DCA storage

Two-a-Day's recent infrastructure investment includes a Flow Wrap machine that does not limit packing only to the traditional tray and bag packing...

18 Mar 2015 15:20

SA bulk exports rise by 16.4% y/y in Feb after Jan's surge

SA's bulk export volumes rose by 16.4% year on year (y/y) to 14.9-million tons (Mt) in February after surging by 34.1% y/y in January to a record monthly total of 16.4Mt...

By Helmo Preuss 16 Mar 2015 14:53

Exports boost new vehicle sales

Domestic new vehicle sales of 52,368 in February were only 584 units more than the same month last year but export sales shot up by 35.6% to 29,760 units...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 Mar 2015 10:14

Budget 2015: Read the fine print

Although Budget 2015 has delivered some good news for small business, the South African Institute for Professional Accountants (SAIPA) says it's not all good news...

26 Feb 2015 11:16

The time is ripe to expand into the continent and abroad says Smillie

Durban-based VIPA Holdings has entered into an alliance with Cargill, the largest grain trading company in the world...

21 Jan 2015 16:00

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