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Transnet credit rating upgraded


Transnet’s credit rating has been upgraded to ‘BBB’, with the upgrade affirming the state utility’s ability to raise funds without a government guarantee. [Read more…]

Invest in hydrogen economy

Hydrogen fuel

Midrand – Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom says South Africa should invest in the hydrogen fuel economy by taking advantage of the country’s large supply of platinum deposits. [Read more…]

Japanese investment encouraged

Japanese investment encouraged

Pretoria – The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has urged Japanese companies to choose South Africa as a preferred investment destination. [Read more…]

Steps needed to curb labour unrest

Amplats unrest

Amplats unrest

Pretoria – Government, trade unions, business and civic leaders need to take bold steps to resolve unrest in the mining sector to reduce the impact on the economy. [Read more…]

Business honoured

SA Premier Awards

Johannesburg – The best South African businesses in various sectors of the economy were showcased at the glittering inaugural SA Premier Business Awards hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on Wednesday night. [Read more…]

SA, Japan sign investment pact

South Africa - Japan

South Africa – Japan

Pretoria – The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two parties collaborate in increasing Japanese investment into South Africa and strengthening relations between the two. [Read more…]

SONA expected to improve business mood

Johannesburg – South Africa’s economic growth in 2013 will remain positive but unbalanced, Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) said on Monday. This as President Jacob Zuma prepares to deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament this week, with many hoping he will highlight progress on government’s implementation of the infrastructure programme announced […]

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Cuba economic assistance package

Cuba - South Africa

Pretoria – Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies met with the Vice-President of the Cuban National Institute of Water Resources, Aymee Aguirre Hernanddez, in Cuba, to discuss implementation of the Economic Assistance Package that South Africa is providing to that country. [Read more…]

Gauteng shifts focus to small business, skills development

Johannesburg – Newly appointed Gauteng MEC for Economic Development Nkosiphendule Kolisile has singled out small businesses, the cooperative sector,…
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New board for SA Express

South African Express

South African Express

Pretoria – Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba on Monday announced a new board of directors of South African Express (SAX), while urging the airline to address the challenges it is facing. [Read more…]