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President Zuma returns from 9th BRICS Summit

BRICS 2017

President Jacob Zuma is back in the country after his successful working visit to Xiamen, China, where he attended the ninth BRICS Summit. [Read more…]

Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement delivered

Pravin Gordhan - Budget Policy

Pretoria – Business has welcomed the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. [Read more…]

Investment bill is consistent

Investment Bill

Investment Bill – South Africa’s Protection of Investment Act of 2015 provides protection to foreign investors in a manner that is consistent with the Constitution, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti). [Read more…]

Top Ten Tips for Small Business

small business

Small Business – As we approach the last quarter of the business year, small businesses everywhere need to take stock of the year, do some spring-cleaning and make final plans for a last push in 2015. [Read more…]

SA needs to promote inclusive economic growth

economic growth

South Africa needs to raise the level of economic growth and promote inclusive growth if it is to win the battle against poverty, inequality and unemployment, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. [Read more…]

Mining towns get R18bn facelift

Mining Industry

Mining Industry

Government has allocated R18 billion to improve the socio-economic conditions of distressed mining communities across the country. [Read more…]

Advice for small business, entrepreneurs

business ideas

With the aim of stimulating the local economy and contributing towards an environment which is conducive for job creation, Proudly South Africa will be embarking on a nationwide initiative to empower and equip small businesses and entrepreneurs. [Read more…]

R1 billion to support black industrialists

black industrialists

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is to avail R1 billion in support for the Black Industrialists Development Programme, said Minister Rob Davies. [Read more…]

Expenditure reduced to narrow budget deficit

nhlanhla nene

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says government will reduce spending by R25 billion in the 2015/16 and 2016/17 financial year in a bid to narrow the budget deficit. [Read more…]

Measures to support SMMEs

develop SMMEs

SMMEs – Government has set aside 30% of all government contracts to support small businesses and co-operatives in a bid to boost township and rural economies. [Read more…]