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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…]

Apply for SA Expo in China

China - South Africa

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has invited companies to apply for participation at the South African Expo and Investment Seminars to be held in China, in October. [Read more…]

BRICS Cooperatives to meet in SA

Brics flags

Leaders of cooperatives’ organisations from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) will gather for their third meeting in Cape Town, later this month. [Read more…]

BRICS customs heads meet

BRICS 2013

BRICS 2013

Pretoria – The heads of the customs services of the BRICS member countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – have met for the first time to discuss common problems and outline ways to extend cooperation.
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Dti encourages China

South Africa and China

South Africa and China

Pretoria – Trade and Industry Director General Lionel October on Thursday encouraged Chinese companies to invest in South Africa.

China has invested significantly in Africa with Chinese manufacturer First Automobile Works investing $100 million to build a vehicle and truck assembly plant in Coega, South Africa. The project to date has produced 1000 jobs. [Read more…]

China, SA strengthen ties

China and SA strengthen ties

China and SA strengthen ties

Pretoria – Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe concluded his Chinese visit with a commitment to take cooperation between the two countries to a higher level.

The two governments agreed to facilitate investment by both public and private sectors from their respective countries in the areas of infrastructure development, mining, energy, transport and information and communications technology. [Read more…]

SA-China relations on the rise

South Africa - China Trading Partners

South Africa - China Trading Partners

Cape Town – Surging relations between South Africa and China have further deepened with a historical visit by that country’s Standing Committee chairman of the National People’s Congress, Wu Bangguo. [Read more…]

Zuma cautions against trade protectionism, currency devaluation

Boao, China – President Jacob Zuma has called on developing and developed countries not to move towards trade protectionism or to significantly devalue their currencies.

“If these occur, it would merely result in a race to the bottom and undermine all G20 efforts to achieve strong, sustainable and balanced growth,” said Zuma, while addressing the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Forum Conference 2011 hosted in Boao on Hainan Island. [Read more…]