Encouraging New Investment in the Economy is Key Priority of Government ? DG October
2018-11-15
A key priority of government is to encourage new investment in the economy in order to create jobs that will assist in significantly reducing the current levels of unemployment in the country. This was said by the Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Lionel October at the Mizuho and Standard Bank meeting held in Rosebank, Gauteng.
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Industrial Parks can be turned into Special Economic Zones if Properly Supported
2018-11-13
The Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Lionel October says with proper infrastructure, utilities, and management, the twenty-six approved Industrial Parks across South Africa can in future, become Special Economic Zones (SEZ)s) that can contribute immensely to the economy of the country and create jobs. October was speaking at the opening of the two-day Industrial Parks Symposium hosted in Midrand, Gauteng.
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the dti and Productivity SA to Take Workplace Challenge Programme?s 20-Year Celebrations to North West 
2018-11-12
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), together with Productivity South Africa will celebrate 20 years of productivity improvement by the Workplace Challenge (WPC) Programme at an event that will take place in Mahikeng, North West on Thursday, 15 November 2018.
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Minister Davies Gazettes the B-BBEE Defence Sector Codes
2018-11-12
The pace of transformation of the Defence Sector in South Africa is expected to gain traction. This is according to Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies following the   gazetting of the Defence Sector Code in terms of Section 9(1) of the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment Act. This will enable sector specific transformation of the defence sector.
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SA Businesspeople on Way to Germany in Search of Opportunities
2018-11-11
A group of South African businesspeople is on its way to Germany on an Outward Selling Mission to seek sub-contracting opportunities from the German and European multinationals in the electronics, automotive, metals and services sectors with the aim of being incorporated into the global value-chains of the companies.
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