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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa and Africa must ensure structural transformation of their trade with China, to export more value-added and labour intensive products, and to move away from their dependence on raw materials exports.
Poultry associations from South Africa and the US, and their governments, have reached an agreement to allow American chicken imports into South Africa after months of negotiations. The deal secures South Africa's participation in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act.
Agreement will be reached on poultry exports and anti-dumping duties, a sticking point in US and South African trade negotiations, according to Minister Rob Davies, who has been in discussions with his US counterpart over the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement and Agoa.
Business Unity SA has welcomed the revived economic ties between South Africa and the US, after Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and US Trade Representative Ron Kirk signed a trade and investment framework agreement.
The India-Africa Business Network, recently launched at the Gordon Institute of Business in Johannesburg, is set to boost trade and open new business and investment channels between India and South Africa.
South Africa is set to benefit in the next 10 to 15 years from major investment in infrastructure and manufacturing from the BRICS grouping - Brazil, Russia, India, China and now SA - write John Battersby and Yingni Lu.
The rise of developing countries, exemplified by the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, is changing the old way of doing business, and calls for a "reformatting" of the investor mindset, argues South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
The stalled Doha round of trade negotiations is "in intensive care" and won't be concluded this year, although a plan B to support trade to least developed countries is on the cards, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
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