Last year, over 130,000 Chinese travellers visited the country, a growth of over 50% on 2011. Numbers are expected to rise significantly after Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Jacob Zuma jointly declared 2014 the 'Year of South Africa' in China at this year's BRICS summit.
28 Nov 2013 10:34
Markus Habermann has been appointed as the GM to handle Distell's fast-growing duty-free business in Europe. Formerly the company's commercial director for Europe, he joins the team led by Marius Fouché, with high-level support from Robyn Bradshaw, who focuses on travel retail marketing and activation.
13 Nov 2013 08:56
Paying a fraction of the price for your favourite DVD might seem like a sweet deal, but the Department of Trade and Industry has warned that there is a very bitter side to pirated and illicit goods.
11 Nov 2013 10:57
At three international lifestyle shows in Germany, the US and France, the Western Cape craft producers have notched up export orders worth over R1.5 million this year.
5 Nov 2013 09:37
The price of Rooibos tea will rise by 15% from January next year because of supply constraints and growing demand, producer Rooibos Limited said on Tuesday (3 December).
4 Dec 2013 08:40
The East African economy is on the brink of a new era of opportunities, growth and development. There is growing investor confidence in a better performing economy, with the Kenya Investment Authority data showing new investments of US$68 million in the second quarter of 2013 compared with $58.8 million in Q1.
12 Nov 2013 14:38
Transnet intends investing R26bn on expanding infrastructure in the Eastern Cape over the next seven years, according to President Jacob Zuma.
8 Nov 2013 07:03
South African canned-fruit producers have won the first round in the battle against an Australian producer who brought applications for safeguard measures and anti-dumping duties against them.
By Amanda Visser 7 Nov 2013 10:36
As South Africa continues to strengthen its trade ties with countries like China, Germany, Japan and the UK, it is becoming increasingly important for exporters and importers to get to grips with the complexities of arranging marine cargo insurance.
1 Nov 2013 13:36
The new Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) along the West Coast of South Africa is expected to boost economic development and facilitate job creation according to President Jacob Zuma
1 Nov 2013 06:05
Coal companies that export the mineral rather than supply it to Eskom are facing another blow in the form of proposed amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act‚ which are likely to raise their tax bill.
By Charlotte Mathews 31 Oct 2013 06:53
President Jacob Zuma says South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must explore ways to stimulate trade and investment between the two countries.
31 Oct 2013 06:07
As the government continues to significantly invest in moving freight from road to rail, strategy and collaboration, as well as infrastructure development, will ensure a seamless transition and cause minimal disruption to the ailing trucking industry in South Africa.
30 Oct 2013 11:26
It's fair to say that Africa's logistics story is only now being written, especially where its courier and express parcel (CEP) industries are concerned.
30 Oct 2013 09:35
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