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What is the role of the Gauteng Industrial Development Zone (GIDZ)?

Globalisation is upon us and South Africa is ensuring readiness by adopting what is called Specialised Economic Zones (SEZ). According to Investopedia, an SEZ...

Decent employment through inclusive economic growth

In 2030, South Africa's economy is inclusive and dynamic. The fruits of growth are shared fairly. The economy has close to full employment, equips people with the skills they need, ensures the ownership of production is more diverse and able to grow rapidly, and provides resources to pay for investment in human and physical capital.

Infographic: South Africa’s small businesses see growth ahead

A survey by South Africa’s National Small Business Council reveals that the country’s entrepreneurs are upbeat about the health and future success of their...

The Buffelshoek Trust helps drive rural development in Mpumalanga

"Not having everything you need doesn't mean you can't strive for excellence" is the ethos of the Buffelshoek Trust, an organisation dedicated to improving...

CEOs partner with government to boost economic growth

With strong measures introduced in the 2016 Budget to turn the South African economy around, business leaders have committed to work closely with the government to ramp up economic growth, create jobs and strengthen public finances.

Brand South Africa welcomes the strengthening of the rand

Brand South Africa has noted and welcomes the strengthening of South Africa’s currency. The strengthening of the rand attests to the improvement in market sentiment towards South Africa.

Ramaphosa explores business with Japan

Ramaphosa explores business with Japan

After his working visit to Japan in 2015, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa continued discussions with the Keidanren, the Federation of Economic Organisations of Japan. The aim is to foster closer ties to realise the goals of South Africa's National Development Plan.
Mvelaphanda moves into platinum

South Africa plans platinum economic zone

"If your existing customers are buying less of your product, and they are paying less for it, the smart thing to do, among other things, is to seek new uses for your product." Rob Davies, minister of trade and industry, says the country is looking towards beneficiation for its platinum riches.
South Africa and Italy forge stronger ties

South Africa and Italy forge stronger ties

South Africa has made inroads into renewing and increasing relations with Italy, as well as finding new trade and diplomatic opportunities between the two countries, following a visit to Rome this month by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. Bilateral trade hit a six-year high in 2014.

Boon for South Africa as BRICS evolves into global institution

With interaction between BRICS countries increasing and trade rising, the grouping of Brazil, Russia, India China and South Africa is transforming from a loose economic category into a global governance institution - with significant benefits for South Africa.

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