Africa Bespoke Apparel Launch
2019-01-22
Economic growth and transformation, relies on industrialists who can produce, own and distribute goods, anchored in value addition. One?s who harness the development of local content; and are able to integrate into global value chains.

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Vhembe SMME Summit
2018-11-16
the Department of Trade and Industry, is priviledged to collaborate with sister departments and local agencies; for greater SMME support. The Summit, is part of government?s response to pressing matters affecting our SMME sector.
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Closing Remarks for the Minister of Trade and Industry for the 8th BRICS Ministers Meeting
2018-07-05
We came to the end of the 8th BRICS Minister of Trade Meeting, a fruitful one. The meeting provided an opportunity for sharing of views on key issues facing global trade.  The discussions culminated in the conclusion of the BRICS statement of support for an inclusive multilateral trading system which outlines the key elements of inclusive multilateralism which is critical to address the lack of inclusive growth. The Statement re-affirms the BRICS commitment to a rules based, transparent, non-discriminatory, open and inclusive multilateral trading system that promotes a predictable trade environment, the centrality of the WTO. It emphasises among others that global trade rules should facilitate effective participation of all countries in the multilateral trading system and that development and the provisions for special and differential treatment remain integral in the WTO?s work.
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Media Statement by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies on the Removal of the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) board.
2018-06-28
Following written and oral representations made by the Board to myself, I have decided to remove the board (?the Board?) of the South African Bureau of Standards (?SABS?). I have made this decision because it has come to my attention and that of the Department of Trade and Industry (?the Department?) that SABS has failed effectively to exercise the fiduciary duties imposed upon them inter alia in terms of the Standards Act 8 of 2008 (?the Act?) and the Public Finance Management 1 of 1999 (?PFMA?).
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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

2017-12-11
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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