Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe?s Statement on South Africa?s position on Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT) at the First Facilitator?s Session on Development

The G90 proposals on special and differential treatment, reflects a widely shared and longstanding set of concerns, by a large number of developing countries. For African countries, committed to structural transformation, integration and industrialization, these proposals are of vital importance to us. 
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the dti Budget Vote Address delivered by Gratitude Bulelani Magwanishe, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, in the National Assembly
When we need to construct a bridge, we will find an engineer.
When we need surgery, we will look for a surgeon.

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the dti Budget Vote Address delivered by Dr Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry, in the National Assembly 
In an input to the Portfolio Committee earlier this year, I argued that the dti?s contribution to the promotion of a higher level of more inclusive economic growth must involve intensifying our efforts to promote Radical Economic Transformation in two inextricably linked dimensions.
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Contribution to SONA Debate
Mr President, in the SONA you referred to continued uncertainty in the global economy. Nowhere is that more evident than in the arena of international trade. Not only does global trade growth continue to underperform even the insipid levels of global GDP growth, but a tsunami has struck the dominant paradigm that has shaped international trade negotiations over the past quarter century. In my contribution to this debate, I want to suggest what this might mean in terms of re-aligning our trade policy to the objectives of radical economic transformation.
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Deputy Minister of Trade and industry, Mr Mzwandile Masina - Mpact Polymers official opening

The National Development Plan, Green Economy Accord and the Industrial Policy Action Plan are policy documents that build on the successes of past industrial policy interventions and provide clear direction for sustainable, long-term industrialisation and industrial diversification. The key objectives of the IPAP, GEA and the NDP include the promotion of employment, reduction of poverty, investment in the green economy, building of infrastructure and the expansion of the economy.
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