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Export opportunities proliferate - is your business ready?
Export opportunities proliferate - is your business ready?Article

The right kind of insurance is vital in ensuring export market success. Here, Jason Mellow, Head of MiWay Business Insurance shares five tips to consider when choosing the best cover...

Jason Mellow 29 Mar 2021

IOTIC urges government and businesses to support the digital economy
IOTIC urges government and businesses to support the digital economyArticle

The IoT Industry Council of South Africa (IOTIC) is advocating for faster uptake of IoT technology by business and government in small, focused use cases...

14 Oct 2020

Support of SA cattle farmers is the key to a thriving beef economy
Support of SA cattle farmers is the key to a thriving beef economyArticle

The last few months have not been easy for the South African beef industry, which has been hard hit by a high maize price, a debilitating drought and a stagnant economy...

Roelie van Reenen 4 Apr 2019

#Gulfood2019: SA beef export market reopens to the Middle East
#Gulfood2019: SA beef export market reopens to the Middle EastArticle

Unlocking exporting opportunities, especially within the agricultural sector, could be a major contributor to the South African economy...

13 Mar 2019

Sappi commits to significant investment programme in KwaZulu-Natal economy
Sappi commits to significant investment programme in KwaZulu-Natal economyArticle

Sappi Limited has provided further details regarding capital investments at its Saiccor Mill in Umkomaas, south of Durban...

Issued by Sappi 24 Jul 2018

Now is the time to vaccinate livestock
Now is the time to vaccinate livestockArticle

Following a warning issued by Kenia authorities of a possible Rift Valley Fever (RVF), animal health company, Afrivet has urged the South African agricultural sector to sound a clarion to deliver vaccination to livestock...

20 Jun 2018

Can meat exports be made humane? Here are three key strategies
Can meat exports be made humane? Here are three key strategiesArticle

What do we need to do to humanely sell meat to the world? Three experts: an agricultural specialist, a veterinarian and a religious scholar, answer...

Andrew Butt, Andrew Fisher & Shakira Hussein 11 May 2018

Africa's great migrations are failing but there is a solution - and you can eat it too
Africa's great migrations are failing but there is a solution - and you can eat it tooArticle

With colonial-era subsidies of the fencing system gone, what's left is a lose-lose system that hinders local farmers, tourism and sustainability...

Penny van Oosterzee 6 Apr 2018

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Expert: Cape farmers lose 25% of orchards, vineyards as result of droughtArticle

Drought-stricken farmers in the Western Cape have had to abandon at least a quarter of their high-value vineyards and deciduous fruit orchards because of a lack of water for irrigation. This has had a knock-on effect on rural employment...

23 Mar 2018

2017 news highlights: livestock
2017 news highlights: livestockArticle

Here are several news highlights from the livestock industry in 2017...

29 Dec 2017

How Cape Town found a creative solution to reusing a 90-year old grain elevator
How Cape Town found a creative solution to reusing a 90-year old grain elevatorArticle

The Cape Town grain elevator, originally built by the government in Table Bay Harbour over 90 years ago, has recently opened as the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA)...

David Worth 7 Nov 2017

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Lower fuel prices to improve cash flow for struggling farmersArticle

A decrease in the price of fuel and diesel will provide some relief for farmers...

23 Aug 2016

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Ports to get tough on cargo container weightsArticle

As of July, trucks carrying cargo destined for export markets would not be allowed to enter South African ports without the correct verified gross mass information...

Nompumelelo Magwaza 6 Jun 2016

New container weight regulations have safety in mind
New container weight regulations have safety in mindArticle

DURBAN - Shipping companies will in future have to adhere to strict international weight verification regulations for containers in an effort to prevent accidents...

Nompumelelo Magwaza 6 Apr 2016

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Growing intra-Africa marine trade needs specialist insuranceArticle

The marine cargo industry in Africa is set to enter a boom period over the next few decades. South Africa's ports showed steady growth of marine cargo...

28 Jan 2016

Current economic climate shines light on opportunities for SMEs
Current economic climate shines light on opportunities for SMEsArticle

Now is the time for small and medium enterprises (SME) to capitalise on the gaps in the market that this changing environment is creating...

9 Nov 2015

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Finding solutions to food and water risksArticle

With the aim to investigate solutions to the risks posed by water and food security, sustainable growth and development-focused business leaders...

21 Sep 2015

Think in a long term way: Q&A with Mary Shelman
Think in a long term way: Q&A with Mary ShelmanArticle

PMA Fresh Connection South Africa, the leading fresh produce conference and expo in Southern Africa which attracts members from the entire...

Cari Van Wyk 19 Aug 2015

City of Cape Town named top municipality in African Utility Week Awards
City of Cape Town named top municipality in African Utility Week AwardsArticle

The City of Cape Town was named top municipality in the African Utility Week Awards that were announced on Tuesday evening, 13 May, at the CTICC in Cape Town.

Issued by Spintelligent 15 May 2014

SA logistics industry welcomes SARS decision
SA logistics industry welcomes SARS decisionArticle

Reports that the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has conceded to enable inland ports, including Joburg's City Deep, to continue operating following a number of protests, is a welcome step forward, given the significant impact this would have had on the country's import and export industry.

12 Nov 2013

Transnet seeks 14.4% hike in port tariffs
Transnet seeks 14.4% hike in port tariffsArticle

Transnet's National Ports Authority (NPA), which runs SA's eight ports, has asked for a 14.4% tariff hike for the 2014/15 financial year, a figure more than double its request last year.

18 Sep 2013

NSPCA lobbies against live exports
NSPCA lobbies against live exportsArticle

Proponents of the practice of live export by sea may argue in its defence that South Africa needs the jobs created by the industry. However, it is rather the case that if the practice was terminated, more jobs could be created in South Africa's meat-processing industry. Furthermore, most jobs that were created by the live export industry would continue without it.

24 Jul 2013

Bangladesh garment exports boom despite disastersArticle

DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Output from Bangladesh's accident-prone garment sector increased in June, data showed Tuesday, with demand from foreign retailers still growing despite the country's factory disaster in April.

12 Jul 2013

Exporter of the Year Awards launched by DCCIArticle

The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) invites entries to the Exporter of the Year Awards from any company engaged in export. There are five categories: Large, Medium, Small and Emerging companies and a special category for export into Africa. Another special award for a contribution to BEE will also be made.

31 May 2013

Marcela Ospina
Mobile and digital trends in 5 African countries: a cultural interpretationArticle

This piece addresses the intersections between technology and culture that I identified while doing fieldwork. Therefore, this is not the result of strict data analysis, but rather the outcome of an immersion in each of these cultures.

Marcela Ospina 7 Feb 2013

Bidvest Panalpina Logistics the best service provider in Eastern CapeArticle

At an awards ceremony held in Port Elizabeth by the Exporters Club of South Africa, Bidvest Panalpina Logistics was awarded best service provider to the export industry in the Eastern Cape.

15 Nov 2012

Enter the wide world of import and export
Enter the wide world of import and exportArticle

In the globalised world, it is not uncommon to wear American jeans while eating Thai food and reading a French magazine. While consumers take this level of variety for granted, those involved in the dynamic world of import and export management know how complex the process of international trade can be.

Terri-Lee Adendorff 7 Jun 2012

Fruit SA calls for export supply chain efficiency
Fruit SA calls for export supply chain efficiencyArticle

South African fruit growers are at risk unless export supply chain services and costs improve, warns a key industry body in the run-up to the Cool Logistics Africa conference.

2 Apr 2012

Fruit SA calls for export supply chain efficiencyArticle

South African fruit growers are at risk unless export supply chain services and costs improve, warns a key industry body in the run-up to the Cool Logistics Africa conference.

30 Mar 2012

Emerging farmers on the rise
Emerging farmers on the riseArticle

Black emerging farmers are beginning to find their feet in the tough environment of commercial farming, with success stories being recorded in the Eastern and Northern Cape provinces.

Emily van Rijswijck 30 Sep 2011

Automotive Export Industry Council
Automotive Export Industry CouncilArticle

The Automotive Industry Export Council (AIEC) was established in 1999 as the official private sector export promotion body for the automotive industry in South Africa. Products addressed include passenger cars, trucks and buses, original equipment components, aftermarket parts and accessories.

26 Jul 2011

Dti launches system for SA exportersArticle

An early warning system has been launched by government to help ensure South African export companies are aware of technical changes to export regulations.

3 Mar 2011

Fever ruling rocks SA wool industry
Fever ruling rocks SA wool industryArticle

As Rift Valley Fever (RVF) spreads further into the Eastern Cape, the National Wool Growers' Association - based in Port Elizabeth, the country's wool sales capital - is fighting a high-level battle to steady its R800-million-a-year export industry.

Guy Rogers 21 May 2010

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Delayed by volcanoArticle

The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano had a massive impact on many spheres - from the airlines, to events, to travel, to health, import and exports, and more, and its impact is likely to be felt for a long time - and that's even should the eruption cease completely - which it hasn't!

Rod Baker 29 Apr 2010

'Free market' advice is no use when imports are subsidisedArticle

The release of the second Industrial Policy Action Plan predictably drew bland support from industry and criticism from economists of the support measures for “sunset” industries. What has been lacking in the debate is the context of the plan in SA's socioeconomic environment.

Nick Steen 30 Mar 2010

SA textile exporters fight state bid to cut incentives
SA textile exporters fight state bid to cut incentivesArticle

Beleaguered clothing and textile exporters in southern Africa may be dealt another hefty blow today, Monday 17 August 2009, when a decision is made about changes to a key industrial incentive that has benefited the industry for a decade.

Mathabo le Roux 17 Aug 2009

SA waters down textiles benefitsArticle

As SA considers a comprehensive plan to bail out the clothing and textiles industry, it has opted to dilute the benefit of the industry's flagship industrial policy — the Textile and Clothing Industry Development Programme.

Mathabo le Roux 1 Apr 2009

UNECA supports e-trade in GhanaArticle

Ghana and the rest of Africa can make significant progress in developing high-tech export products' industry to boost trade if attention is given to the development of scientific and industrial research base.

Emily Nyarko 13 Aug 2007

UNECA supports e-trade in GhanaArticle

Ghana and the rest of Africa can make significant progress in developing high-tech export products' industry to boost trade if attention is given to the development of scientific and industrial research base.

Emily Nyarko 10 Aug 2007

Making music at MidemArticle

It's all systems go in Cannes as delegates forming part of the South African Pavilion at Midem swing into action with only one goal in mind: putting the spotlight on South African music.

24 Jan 2006

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