South African vehicle sales declined 3.1% to 51‚814 units in February from the similar period a year earlier‚ according to the latest figures from the National Automobile Association of SA (Naamsa)‚ which warned of tough times for the domestic market this year.
4 Mar 2014 08:22
Grindrod continued to make "meaningful progress" last year in improving and expanding its integrated logistics supply chains along key commodity corridors.
By Mark Allix 3 Mar 2014 06:50
The cost of drinking and smoking is going up again with excise duties - or so-called "sin taxes" - rising by between 2.5% and 12% on tobacco products and alcoholic beverages.
By Angus Macmillan 27 Feb 2014 16:42
Government is working towards cutting more red tape to allow small and established businesses to increase their competitiveness and to promote local and foreign investment.
27 Feb 2014 09:34
The Cape Craft & Design Institute (CCDI) and the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop exports of South African home decor and textile products to the European Union (EU).
26 Feb 2014 10:35
Presently the Chinese trademark system has a reputation for being slow, expensive and complex. It is therefore anticipated that the third amendment to the trademark law of the People's Republic of China, which introduces significant changes, effective 1 May 2014, will be welcomed.
By Donvay Wegierski 26 Feb 2014 09:29
Job creation enterprise, Bayede, has secured a wine export deal with Walmart Sam's Club in Brazil worth almost half a million rand. The first order for the American retail warehouse chain, one of the largest retailers in the US, will see the wine, each with the signature Bayede beadwork attached, exported to Brazil.
21 Feb 2014 12:12
Mercedes-Benz SA (MBSA) overcame a crippling industry strike and general market slowdown in new vehicle sales to post a 28.7% revenue increase last year.
By David Furlonger 20 Feb 2014 10:35
South African Airways (SAA) has a new plan. No, not that plan, not last year's plan, or the preceding plan, or the succession of failed plans since the airline industry was nationalised in 1934, but a new one. There is nothing new in the plan, but it is a new plan. It is, as before, a special kind of plan, not for what will happen, but for what will not happen.
By Leon Louw 20 Feb 2014 10:18
The adoption of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Bill 2013 will be a significant milestone for the National Development Plan (NDP) and will support broader-based industrial growth says Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies.
20 Feb 2014 08:42
Congestion at the country's ports often results in the loss of millions of rand to South African importers and exporters.
By Nce Mkhize 12 Feb 2014 09:12
Companies in the shipping industry and port authorities are seeking to resolve the challenges that South Africa's high port tariffs represent and to make it easier to do business in the country‚ says Maersk South Africa's Fred Jacobs.
By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 11 Feb 2014 08:20
Those who manufacture, distribute, import or export complementary and alternative medicines are affected by new draft legislation which brings these products under the ambit of the Medicines and Related Substances Act No.101 of 1965.
Issued by Pyrotec 10 Feb 2014 12:25
Trading conditions in the manufacturing sector remain challenging‚ with the seasonally adjusted Kagiso purchasing managers index (PMI) starting the year unchanged at 49.9 points.
By Maarten Mittner 3 Feb 2014 12:25
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