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Illegal cigarette consignment to be destroyed
Illegal cigarette consignment to be destroyedArticle

Government's renewed vigour to eliminate illegal tobacco imports and exports will be demonstrated on Friday when a multi-department operation will see 12 million cigarettes being destroyed...

8 Apr 2021

Drugs, currency intercepted at OR Tambo
Drugs, currency intercepted at OR TamboArticle

The South African Revenue Service's (Sars) customs division intercepted a number of illicit goods at OR Tambo International Airport this week.

6 Aug 2018

Heroin, counterfeit goods bust at King Shaka airport
Heroin, counterfeit goods bust at King Shaka airportArticle

Heroin with a street value of R3.1 million, counterfeit clothes and illegal skin lightening cream were confiscated at the King Shaka International Airport on Thursday...

23 Oct 2017

Bitcoin not money, judge rules in victory for backers
Bitcoin not money, judge rules in victory for backersArticle

NEW YORK, USA: Bitcoin, a Florida judge says, is not real money. Ironically, that could provide a boost to use of the crypto-currency which has remained in the shadows of the financial system...

8 Aug 2016

All South Africans have a vested interest in tax compliance
All South Africans have a vested interest in tax complianceArticle

Everyone has a vested interest in tax compliance. The South African Revenue Services (SARS) has engaged in a five-year tax compliance programme spanning the tax years 2012/2013 to 2016/2017...

Ilse Groenewald 10 Apr 2015

Proactively manage supply chains during festive period
Proactively manage supply chains during festive periodArticle

As the festive season approaches, businesses should put an emphasis on proactively managing their supply chains to meet customer demand.

Adam Orlin 20 Nov 2013

dti wages war on pirated goods
dti wages war on pirated goodsArticle

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

No conflict between NDP and IPAP: Davies
No conflict between NDP and IPAP: DaviesArticle

PRETORIA: There is no conflict between the National Development Plan (NDP) and the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP), Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies says.

25 Apr 2013

Continued decline sees spam levels hit five-year low - Kaspersky Lab
Continued decline sees spam levels hit five-year low - Kaspersky LabArticle

According to Kaspersky Lab data, the share of spam in email traffic decreased steadily throughout 2012 to hit a five-year low. The average for the year stood at 72.1% - 8.2 percentage points less than in 2011. Such a prolonged and substantial decrease in spam levels is unprecedented.

25 Jan 2013

Strain by illegal clothing importsArticle

The illegal clothing trade is a "multibillion-rand business", says Michael Lawrence, executive director of the National Clothing Retail Federation of SA. Illegal importers do everything they can to avoid paying duty, the upshot being that retailers who buy from them can undercut many SA retailers.

10 Sep 2012

OR Tambo bust for Vietnamese rhino horn smugglersArticle

AsianScientist reports that two Vietnamese smugglers have been arrested at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport for attempting to smuggle rhino horns and elephant ivory out of the country. South African authorities arrested the two as they tried to leave the country.

22 Dec 2011

Clamping down on Cup counterfeits
Clamping down on Cup counterfeitsArticle

"With an event as large as the 2010 FIFA World Cup, it is necessary to have stringent regulations in place as to what kinds of products will be sold and how they will be marketed and branded," explains Paul Zacks, GM of Global Brands Group (GBG), the company appointed as FIFA's exclusive worldwide master licensee. "Our company is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the brand and we do that by working only with trusted retail, manufacturing and distribution partners."

10 Jun 2010

Preventing illegal smuggling of goodsArticle

Border police, government departments and a number of stakeholders are working hard to prevent illegal and dangerous goods being smuggled into the country via South Africa's border posts.

Proffesor Ndawonde 4 Mar 2009

PE police launch campaign to curb trade counterfeit goodsArticle

Huge clampdown on counterfeit goods in Bay nets thousands of pirated DVDs, CDs.

Gareth Wilson 21 Apr 2008

Working together to globalise trade standards
Working together to globalise trade standardsArticle

The collaboration of the South African Revenue Service (SARS), the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) and the World Customs Organisation (WCO) to set a framework of international standards should result in authorised economic operators becoming a reality and enable stronger cross-border customs relationships, quicker identification of high-risk goods, reduction of customs delays and collaboration with supply chains that open gates for more efficient world trade.

3 May 2006

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Naseem Javed 31 Jan 2006

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