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International standardisation a vital gateway for SA exports to grow
International standardisation a vital gateway for SA exports to growArticle

As much as South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasised the need for South Africans to "buy local" to boost the country's ailing economy, exports remain crucial to the government's turnaround strategy...

Muhammad Ali 14 Apr 2021

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SA retailers pessimistic about business conditions - surveyArticle

South African retailer confidence has declined by 13 points in the first quarter of 2021, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and related trade restrictions...

24 Mar 2021

Virtual Next21 expo to spotlight export-ready SA design
Virtual Next21 expo to spotlight export-ready SA designArticle

The Next21 virtual trade exhibition will see 23 small South African craft and design brands have their creations showcased to a global audience of importers, retailers and decorators...

23 Mar 2021

SA exports locally-produced sanitisers for R1.66bn
SA exports locally-produced sanitisers for R1.66bnArticle

The local production of hand sanitisers in South Africa has contributed to saving lives and earning export revenues for the country...

9 Dec 2020

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The Covid-19 impact on global shipping and SA's economyArticle

The economic impact of the global lockdown is harshly felt, with the global freight and shipping industry being the biggest casualties...

20 May 2020

SA's Rhodes Foods Group to supply Walmart stores
SA's Rhodes Foods Group to supply Walmart storesArticle

Rhodes Food Group has landed an export deal with Walmart US to supply its stores with an initial order of three canned pear variations...

18 Mar 2020

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WoSA export report shows positive growth of SA wine internationallyArticle

The 4% increase in value to R9.06bn reflects the positive sentiments towards South African wine in international markets, despite the 6% decrease in volume to 420.2 million litres of wine sold internationally...

23 Jan 2019

#BehindtheSelfie with... Damon Stapleton
#BehindtheSelfie with... Damon StapletonArticle

This week, we got behind the selfie with SA export Damon Stapleton, now chief creative officer at DDB New Zealand...

Leigh Andrews 18 Sep 2018

Motor industry confident of full-year, new-vehicle sales improvement
Motor industry confident of full-year, new-vehicle sales improvementArticle

After six successive months of year-on-year growth, the motor industry is confidently forecasting that full-year, new-vehicle sales for 2017 will improve by 2% compared to 2016...

2 Dec 2017

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Citrus growers expect easier UK accessArticle

Brexit has provided South African citrus growers a reason to cheer as the industry has been in a spot of bother because of stringent EU import requirements...

Nompumelelo Magwaza 14 Jul 2016

Vehicle industry on the road to growth
Vehicle industry on the road to growthArticle

The motor industry improved its annual trade balance considerably last year through a combination of record exports and slower import growth. But is this the first surplus...

David Furlonger 25 Apr 2016

Drought hits farmers, crops and food prices
Drought hits farmers, crops and food pricesArticle

The drought has sent SA scrambling to provide financial assistance to farmers. An Agri SA report says that as of the end of June last year the country's farming debt was R125bn...

18 Apr 2016

Factory sector on cusp of recession
Factory sector on cusp of recessionArticle

SA's manufacturing sector is on the edge of a recession, data released on Tuesday showed...

Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 14 Jan 2016

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SA seeks to expand added-value manufacturingArticle

The Department of Trade and Industry is looking to accelerate SA's move into more value-added activities to cushion the country from the decline in commodity prices...

Bekezela Phakathi 13 Jan 2016

Wine and citrus could be victims in game of chicken
Wine and citrus could be victims in game of chickenArticle

There is extreme concern that the wine and citrus industries in the Western Cape will be collateral damage if the Agoa issue is not resolved immediately...

Carin Smith 7 Jan 2016

US set to reimpose tariffs on SA goods
US set to reimpose tariffs on SA goodsArticle

President Barack Obama is set to announce that he is suspending duty-free treatment of South African agricultural products under the African Growth and Opportunity Act...

4 Jan 2016

SA exports first air shipment of litchis to US
SA exports first air shipment of litchis to USArticle

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has announced that South Africa has earlier this month exported its first air shipment of litchis to the United States...

28 Dec 2015

Regulator to conduct further tests on VW vehicles
Regulator to conduct further tests on VW vehiclesArticle

While rumour and innuendo fly around them, South African executives of crisis-hit German car maker Volkswagen insist they can say nothing until the facts of the emissions cheating scandal are known...

David Furlonger 29 Sep 2015

Bay manufacturers cheer vehicle sales
Bay manufacturers cheer vehicle salesArticle

Vehicle manufacturers in Port Elizabeth are upbeat about last month's sales announced recently. At 52368, the total sales across South Africa was an increase of 1.1% compared with sales in February last year...

Cindy Preller 5 Mar 2015

EU rules against SA citrus ban, imposes stricter import criteria
EU rules against SA citrus ban, imposes stricter import criteriaArticle

Thousands of jobs were saved last week when the European Union (EU), SA's most lucrative market for its multibillion fruit exporting industry, decided against banning its oranges.

Paul Vecchiatto 2 Jun 2014

SA's motor industry slashes its trade deficit
SA's motor industry slashes its trade deficitArticle

After racking up a record trade deficit of R42bn in 2012, SA's motor industry almost halved the gap last year - with a little help from Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and a new industry policy.

21 May 2014

Manufacturing confidence up 5 points says BER
Manufacturing confidence up 5 points says BERArticle

Manufacturing business confidence improved in the first quarter of 2014‚ as exports benefitted from a weak rand that supported the export earnings of manufacturers.

24 Mar 2014

Georgina Barrick
Search companies look forward to boomArticle

Signs of economic upturn among South Africa's major trading partners and the weaker Rand bode well for local business growth. As a result, top executive talent with the right skills to take advantage of expanding opportunities will be at a premium.

Georgina Barrick 20 Sep 2013

PMI indication of economic expansion
PMI indication of economic expansionArticle

The recently released Kagiso purchasing managers index (PMI) was encouraging news for South African manufacturers and exporters. Instead of contracting as expected, the PMI increased to 56,5 in August 2013, 4,3 index points higher than predicted and at its highest level since August 2007.

20 Sep 2013

Europe's car sales fall 5.0% in August
Europe's car sales fall 5.0% in AugustArticle

European new car sales fell by 5.0% year-on-year (y/y) in August after a 5.0% y/y rise in July‚ the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association reported on Tuesday (17 September).

Helmo Preuss 17 Sep 2013

Bulk wine a mixed blessing for SA
Bulk wine a mixed blessing for SAArticle

Driven by strong demand for bulk wine, SA is looking to grow total exports to a record 500m litres in 2013, almost 100m litres more than the record set last year. But many producers think it's not all good news; they view the surge in bulk wine exports as more of a threat than a blessing.

5 Aug 2013

Maputo to export 14,000 BMWs a year
Maputo to export 14,000 BMWs a yearArticle

BMW SA is to export cars through the Mozambican port of Maputo because the Durban Harbour cannot cope with the increased production from the Rosslyn, Pretoria plant since BMW began building the 3-Series sedans last year.

David Furlonger 2 Aug 2013

SA keen to bolster ties with EU
SA keen to bolster ties with EUArticle

South Africa's Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies says the country is eager to strengthen its investment partnership with the European Union (EU).

18 Jul 2013

Africa sales boost SA vehicle exports
Africa sales boost SA vehicle exportsArticle

Vehicle exports from South Africa into the rest of Africa grew almost 20% last year‚ more than making up for a decline in sales to traditional‚ recession-hit markets in the European Union and the US.

Alexander Parker 20 Feb 2013

Local manufacturing constraintsArticle

Policy-makers have been quick to pin the blame for SA's poor export performance on the recession in Europe, but the dwindling competitiveness of the local manufacturing sector may be more to blame.

18 Feb 2013

SONA expected to improve business mood
SONA expected to improve business moodArticle

South Africa's economic growth in 2013 will remain positive but unbalanced, Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) said earlier this week.

12 Feb 2013

Weaker Yen could boost exports
Weaker Yen could boost exportsArticle

The weaker yen could be a boon for SA exporters of commodities such as coal‚ platinum and iron ore‚ as Japanese demand for raw materials expands due to a more competitive currency.

Helmo Preuss 8 Feb 2013

Weaker yen could be boon for SA exportersArticle

The weaker yen could be a boon for SA exporters of commodities such as coal‚ platinum and iron ore‚ as Japanese demand for raw materials expands due to a more competitive yen.

Helmo Preuss 7 Feb 2013

Politics to be stumbling block in eurozone: CofaceArticle

Politics could be the major stumbling block to a resolution of the eurozone crisis‚ says French-based credit insurer Coface. Customs and Excise last week said that SA exports to Europe fell by 10.4% to R166 billion in 2012 compared with a 20.4% rise to the rest of Africa outside the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). Overall exports to non-SACU members grew by only 0.8% to R718 billion.

6 Feb 2013

Wine body reports record SA exports
Wine body reports record SA exportsArticle

While farm workers in the Western Cape winelands intensify their strike, SA's wine industry on Monday, 14 January 2013, reported that exports for last year had reached 417-million litres - a new record for the sector.

Bekezela Phakathi 15 Jan 2013

53,134 new cars sold in November
53,134 new cars sold in NovemberArticle

New vehicle sales increased to 7.3% year-on-year (y/y) in November to 53‚134 units after rising by 10.5% y/y in October to 57‚845 units‚ according to the latest National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA (Naamsa) data.

5 Dec 2012

Ford improves sales through exports
Ford improves sales through exportsArticle

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has successfully turned on second-shift production at its Silverton assembly plant in Pretoria, virtually doubling production and improving supply to both domestic and export markets.

4 Oct 2012

dti support to boost SA aerospace exports
dti support to boost SA aerospace exportsArticle

The aerospace industry support initiative (AISI) launched by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) in 2005 was enhanced by the setting up of a joint aerospace steering committee (JASC) at the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012 exhibition at Waterkloof Air Force Base on Thursday.

Helmo Preuss 25 Sep 2012

Vehicle sales up 9.4% y/y in August: Naamsa
Vehicle sales up 9.4% y/y in August: NaamsaArticle

New vehicle sales rose 9.4% last month compared with the same period a year ago‚ according to the latest National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA (Naamsa) data.

5 Sep 2012

Grindrod buys rest of OACL shipping line
Grindrod buys rest of OACL shipping lineArticle

Grindrod has bought the remaining shares in Ocean Africa Container Lines (OACL) shipping line from Safmarine for an undisclosed amount.

Helmo Preuss 28 Aug 2012

Motor industry shelters from the Europe stormArticle

Recent news from Rosslyn-based BMW SA that it is going to start exporting cars to China has shown the local motor industry's ability to diversify its customer base and shield itself from the crisis in Europe.

Alexander Parker 8 Aug 2012

June new vehicles sales rise 15.6%: Naamsa
June new vehicles sales rise 15.6%: NaamsaArticle

New vehicle sales in SA rose by 15.6% year-on-year (y/y) in June to 51‚891 units compared with a 20.7% y/y rise in May to 50‚229 units‚ the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) said on Tuesday, 3 July 2012.

3 Jul 2012

SA car exporters can benefit from US demandArticle

A shortage of US railcars to transport cars and light trucks from Midwest plants to urban areas on the US east coast to meet pent-up demand should provide an opportunity for SA exporters of cars and bakkies‚ as SA exports will be landed at US east coast ports and can be easily shipped to dealers near the coast using non-rail means.

Helmo Preuss 18 Jun 2012

How I'd fix SA - free up the economy
How I'd fix SA - free up the economyArticle

In the early 1960s, I attended a seminar facilitated by Bernard Trujillo, a marketing genius who was, I believe, one of the 20th century's great pioneers of ethical retailing.

Raymond Ackerman 15 Jun 2012

Naamsa cuts SA vehicle exports estimateArticle

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA (Naamsa) has lowered the vehicle exports projections for this year, as recession and debt crises in the eurozone cut the underlying demand for South African-produced vehicles.

Andries Mahlangu 11 May 2012

Costs drive SA exporters onto roads
Costs drive SA exporters onto roadsArticle

South African mining operators prefer to send their mineral exports to the port of Maputo by road because of the prohibitive fees charged by the South African authorities for use of the rail system, Mozambique's AIM news agency reported.

23 Apr 2012

March new vehicle sales up 4.8%
March new vehicle sales up 4.8%Article

PRETORIA: New vehicle sales in March have increased by 4.8% year-on-year to 56 110 units, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) announced on Tuesday, 3 April 2012.

4 Apr 2012

Modest increase in new vehicle sales
Modest increase in new vehicle salesArticle

There was a modest 4.8% gain in the sales of cars and commercial vehicle sales in March this year when 56 110 units were sold compared to the 53 558 in March 2011.

Henrie Geyser 4 Apr 2012

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