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Benefit from economic pact with EU

Economic Partnership Agreement

South Africa stands to benefit from the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) that the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have negotiated with the European Union (EU), says Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies. [Read more…]

EU, Trade and investment talks

za - eu trade

Pretoria – A South African delegation, led by President Jacob Zuma, is in talks with representatives from the European Union (EU), where ways to boost trade and investment are being discussed. [Read more…]

Germany a crucial agricultural investor

South Africa - Germany

Pretoria – Germany remains an important agricultural investment partner for South Africa – Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said on Monday. [Read more…]

SA, Czech boost economic relations

South Africa - Czech Republic

Pretoria – South Africa and the Czech Republic have recommitted themselves to further enhance trade and economic relations despite the current financial economic crisis negatively affecting many countries. [Read more…]

SA, Switzerland boost trade ties

SA, Switzerland Trade ties

Pretoria – South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, has arrived in Zurich, Switzerland, on an official visit to deepen bilateral economic relations between the two countries. [Read more…]

SA economy improving

The Eurozone

The Eurozone

Johannesburg – South Africa’s economy is improving but is vulnerable to problems in the Eurozone, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. [Read more…]

SA, France bolster relations

South Africa - France Business Relations

South Africa - France Business Relations

Pretoria – Top officials from South Africa and France have met in Pretoria to map a way forward on how to deepen political and economic relations between the two countries. [Read more…]

Improved EU relations

European Union

European Union

Mbombela – South Africa and the European Union (EU) concluded their annual summit on a positive note – a sign that they could be closer to resolving their differences.

The two sides, which have disagreed in the past on the approach to a number of issues including Zimbabwe, Libya and the regional trade partnerships, seem to have kissed and made up when they ended the one-day summit on Thursday, held at the Kruger National Park, speaking with one voice. [Read more…]