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South African products: names protected under new agreement

The names of a selection of South African products are now protected under a new agreement with the European Union (EU). It follows from...
New roadmap for SA's aviation industry

EU, US nod for South Africa’s air cargo security systems

South Africa's air cargo security systems have been given the thumbs-up by both the European Union and the United States. The dual affirmation, unique on the continent, will be of huge benefit to air carriers operating between South Africa, Europe and the US.

Wine alliance to challenge EU

South Africa is one of five wine-producing countries to join forces to form the New World Wine Alliance. The alliance plans to challenge European Union rivals under this banner.

‘Africa’s advocate’ Sarkozy in SA

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who has committed his country to being Africa’s advocate in the EU, is on a two-day visit to South Africa to sign a number of important agreements.

Urban housing success story

South Africa’s growing economy has created a huge demand for housing in urban areas. A joint venture between the European Union and the department of housing has made inroads in meeting that need.

SA astronomers win top EU prize

SA astronomers win top EU prize

Six scientists from South Africa's North West University are part of an international team that scooped the European Union's prestigious Descartes prize for their groundbreaking research on the Earth's galaxy via gamma rays.

EU, IDC launch small business fund

South Africa's Industrial Development Corporation has partnered with the European Union to launch a R450-million credit facility for emerging small businesses in the country.

SA, EU clear car trade hurdle

South Africa and the EU have cleared the way for tariff cuts on car exports between the two markets. The deal will boost SA exporters, with EU duties on SA car imports to be cut to zero by 2008.


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