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Daily Maverick
AGOA, Inc: When Chickens Come Home to RoastAfrica, even though the legislation was not set for a 15-year run as originally
AGOA, Inc: When Chickens Come Home to Roast
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
Africa, even though the legislation was not set for a 15-year run as originally asked for by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, this should have been read as particularly good news, despite the naysayers, because it continued to keep entry... Read more
6d
AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma Arrives in SwazilandSouth Africa and Swaziland. President Zuma, who is the current Chair of the SA
President Jacob Zuma Arrives in Swaziland
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
South Africa and Swaziland. President Zuma, who is the current Chair of the SACU Summit, will be accompanied by Dr Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance, Mr David Mahlobo, Minister of State... Read more
7d
Daily Dispatch
State takes half price of wheat flournoted that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had proposed a review of the duty to
State takes half price of wheat flour
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
noted that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had proposed a review of the duty to Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Gordhan was “particularly concerned about the impact of the higher import duty on wheat on the price of bread... Read more
8d
CIO
5 years into the ‘cloud-first policy’ CIOs still strugglingout from the beginning -- and coming to a mutual understanding with the custome
5 years into the ‘cloud-first policy’ CIOs still struggling
CIO / Posted 8 days ago
out from the beginning -- and coming to a mutual understanding with the customer -- is just good business, according to Rob Davies, executive vice president of operations at ViON Corporation, a cloud vendor that serves clients in the federal... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Black Industrialists Programme a Push for Economic Transformationthe means of production," said the MEC. Delivering the Department of Trade and
Black Industrialists Programme a Push for Economic Transformation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
the means of production," said the MEC. Delivering the Department of Trade and Industry's Budget Vote last week, Minister Rob Davies said due to a continued shortage of black industrialists, the department would focus on supporting qualifying... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
South African Officials to Study Special Economic Zone in Chinaof Tianjin. The officials are responsible for creating and managing SEZs in So
South African Officials to Study Special Economic Zone in China
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
of Tianjin. The officials are responsible for creating and managing SEZs in South Africa, Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies said on Thursday. Davies said South Africa had introduced a SEZs program in order to accelerate industrialization... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
South Africa and Iran Sign Landmark Agreements to Boost Economic and Trade RelationsZuma was accompanied by Ms Noma-India Mfeketo, Deputy Minister of International
South Africa and Iran Sign Landmark Agreements to Boost Economic and Trade Relations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Zuma was accompanied by Ms Noma-India Mfeketo, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation; Dr Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry; Mr Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance; Mr Ebrahim Patel, Minister of Economic... Read more
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10d
AllAfrica.com
SA, Iran Sign Agreements to Boost Economywas accompanied by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Noma
SA, Iran Sign Agreements to Boost Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
was accompanied by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Noma-India Mfeketo; Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies; Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan; Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel; Energy MinisterTina... Read more
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10d
AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma Arrives in Iran for State VisitZuma is accompanied by Ms Noma-India Mfeketo, Deputy Minister of International
President Jacob Zuma Arrives in Iran for State Visit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Zuma is accompanied by Ms Noma-India Mfeketo, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation; Dr Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry; Mr Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance; Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, Minister of... Read more
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10d
iol.co.za
Iran, SA bolster partnershipis a long way to go to rebuild the seriously reduced trade relations, as accord
Iran, SA bolster partnership
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
is a long way to go to rebuild the seriously reduced trade relations, as according to Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, “it is only Palestine, Syria and Yemen that we export less to.” Zuma also expressed South Africa’s interest in... Read more
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10d
AllAfrica.com
DTI Training in China to Benefit SA's Economic Growthdevelopment, management and operations of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Sout
DTI Training in China to Benefit SA's Economic Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
development, management and operations of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in South Africa. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said the purpose of the programme on SEZs is to equip policymakers, development practitioners and operators with... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
President Zuma Arrives in Iran for State Visitby Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Noma-India Mfeke
President Zuma Arrives in Iran for State Visit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Noma-India Mfeketo; Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies; Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan; Minister of Energy, Tina Joemat-Pettersson; Water and Sanitation Minister,... Read more
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11d
News 24 South Africa
Zuma arrives in Iranby Deputy Minister of International Relations and Co-operation Nomaindia Mfeket
Zuma arrives in Iran
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Co-operation Nomaindia Mfeketo, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies, Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson, Minister of Water and Sanitation... Read more
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11d
iol.co.za
Billions ploughed into KZN economycreated directly and 470 indirectly,” said Nestle’s corporate affairs director,
Billions ploughed into KZN economy
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
created directly and 470 indirectly,” said Nestle’s corporate affairs director, Ravi Pillay. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said the coffee plant was a significant boost for the provincial and national economy. Economic Development,... Read more
11d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma arrives in Iran for state visitadded. Zuma is being accompanied by Ms Noma-India Mfeketo‚ Deputy Minister of
Zuma arrives in Iran for state visit
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
added. Zuma is being accompanied by Ms Noma-India Mfeketo‚ Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation; Dr Rob Davies‚ Minister of Trade and Industry; Mr Pravin Gordhan‚ Minister of Finance; Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson‚ Minister of... Read more
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13d
AllAfrica.com
Department of Trade and Industry Incentives Lead to R57 Billion InvestmentsCape Town — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says government's incentives
Department of Trade and Industry Incentives Lead to R57 Billion Investments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Cape Town — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says government's incentives have helped to leverage R57 billion in investments over the past year. The Minister said this when he tabled the department's Budget Vote at the National Assembly on... Read more
14d
iol.co.za
Zuma in Swaziland for Customs Union talksand Swaziland. Zuma, who is the current Chair of the SACU Summit, was accompan
Zuma in Swaziland for Customs Union talks
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
and Swaziland. Zuma, who is the current Chair of the SACU Summit, was accompanied by Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies, Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, Minister of State Security David Mahlobo and Deputy Minister of International... Read more
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14d
Daily Dispatch
IDZs receive a R29.2bn boosteconomic zones policy emerged from a review of industrial zones that were confi
IDZs receive a R29.2bn boost
Daily Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
economic zones policy emerged from a review of industrial zones that were confined to ports. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies believed a new programme was needed to achieve diversification and decentralisation of industry away from the... Read more
14d
AllAfrica.com
The Department of Trade and Industry On Revitalisation of Industrial Parks Programmeprovince with the aim of creating jobs for the people," says Shaba. According
The Department of Trade and Industry On Revitalisation of Industrial Parks Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
province with the aim of creating jobs for the people," says Shaba. According to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, the dti identified a need to revitalise industrial parks located in various parts of the country, mainly the... Read more
14d
AllAfrica.com
Minister Davies Pays Tribute to Bertie LubnerPretoria — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has paid tribute to entrepren
Minister Davies Pays Tribute to Bertie Lubner
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Pretoria — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has paid tribute to entrepreneur and businessman Bertie Lubner, who passed away at the age of 85 on Monday. "Bertie played a significant role in the industrialisation of this country through the... Read more
15d
Eye Witness News
‘Saving SA steel industry is govt’s priority’glut of steel and falling prices have put the local steel industry under massiv
‘Saving SA steel industry is govt’s priority’
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
glut of steel and falling prices have put the local steel industry under massive pressure. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Picture: GCIS. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies,steel industry,steel manufacturer CAPE TOWN -Trade and... Read more
15d
tribalfootball.com
Swansea edge closer to American ownershipthat helped save the club in 2002 - will sell most of the 21.1% stake he has wi
Swansea edge closer to American ownership
tribalfootball.com / Posted 15 days ago
that helped save the club in 2002 - will sell most of the 21.1% stake he has with business partner Jeffrey Crevoiserat. Rob Davies, who ran Liberty Properties - title sponsors of the club's stadium, will sell his 10.5% holding, while Dutch... Read more
16d
AllAfrica.com
South African Minister Raises Eyebrows Over Patentson intellectual property has challenged the view that protecting the rights of
South African Minister Raises Eyebrows Over Patents
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
on intellectual property has challenged the view that protecting the rights of creators and inventors leads to innovation. Rob Davies, the country's trade minister, raised eyebrows recently when he told the World Intellectual Property Organization... Read more
17d
AllAfrica.com
President Zuma to Holds Talks With Sacuwill be accompanied by the Ministers of International Relations and Cooperation
President Zuma to Holds Talks With Sacu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
will be accompanied by the Ministers of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Trade and Industry Rob Davies and Finance Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas. Meanwhile, consultations with Lesotho are ongoing to find a suitable... Read more
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17d
Daily Dispatch
Wake-up call for MPs who slumberfor taking 40 winks, saying: “Surely we can’t come to work to sleep on the peop
Wake-up call for MPs who slumber
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
for taking 40 winks, saying: “Surely we can’t come to work to sleep on the people’s time?” Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, who was speaking at the time, appeared to acknowledge his soporific influence when he responded: “I have less... Read more
20d
IAfrica South African Business News
'Zuma is a tsotsi'needs the support of other tsotsis to do whatever he wants to do. This is why y
'Zuma is a tsotsi'
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 20 days ago
needs the support of other tsotsis to do whatever he wants to do. This is why you will never see ANC leaders such as (Rob) Davies, (Cyril) Ramaphosa and (Jeff) Radebe in Parliament, but when word goes out claiming Zuma is under attack, they... Read more
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20d
iafrica.com
'Zuma is a tsotsi'needs the support of other tsotsis to do whatever he wants to do. This is why y
'Zuma is a tsotsi'
iafrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
needs the support of other tsotsis to do whatever he wants to do. This is why you will never see ANC leaders such as (Rob) Davies, (Cyril) Ramaphosa and (Jeff) Radebe in Parliament, but when word goes out claiming Zuma is under attack, they... Read more
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20d
iol.co.za
‘Zuma is a tsotsi’needs the support of other tsotsis to do whatever he wants to do. This is why y
‘Zuma is a tsotsi’
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
needs the support of other tsotsis to do whatever he wants to do. This is why you will never see ANC leaders such as (Rob) Davies, (Cyril) Ramaphosa and (Jeff) Radebe in Parliament, but when word goes out claiming Zuma is under attack, they... Read more
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21d
Goldstream News Gazette
Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame and Museum to honour 2016 classteens as a corner man and flagman. He found his way into the pits and crewed in
Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame and Museum to honour 2016 class
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
teens as a corner man and flagman. He found his way into the pits and crewed initially for the likes of Dave Johnson and Rob Davies, but also drove his own cars through the years, focusing mainly on modifieds. His talents as a crew member began... Read more
21d
AllAfrica.com
Minister Rob Davies Welcomes Public Protector's ReportDavies welcomes Public Protector's report exonerating him from unethical conduc
Minister Rob Davies Welcomes Public Protector's Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Davies welcomes Public Protector's report exonerating him from unethical conduct The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has welcomed the report of the Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela which exonerates him from any unethical... Read more
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21d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma impeachment vote - these are the 14 ANC MPs who were absentvote was tallied. Among them are high-profile ministers and former ministers‚
Zuma impeachment vote - these are the 14 ANC MPs who were absent
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
vote was tallied. Among them are high-profile ministers and former ministers‚ including the trade and industry minister‚ Rob Davies‚ who had publicly praised the deputy finance minister‚ Mcebisi Jonas‚ for announcing that he had been approached... Read more
22d
News 24 South Africa
Govt officials explain Dubai visitsdestination. Zuma was accompanied by ministers of International Relations, Mai
Govt officials explain Dubai visits
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
destination. Zuma was accompanied by ministers of International Relations, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; Trade and Industry, Rob Davies; State Security, David Mahlobo; Police, Nathi Nhleko; and Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba. Zuma's visit to the UAE... Read more
22d
AllAfrica.com
Zombie Apartheid Industrial Parks On DTI Life Supportin the parks meaning 6 white elephants loom large over the DTI. I have submitt
Zombie Apartheid Industrial Parks On DTI Life Support
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
in the parks meaning 6 white elephants loom large over the DTI. I have submitted parliamentary questions to Minister Rob Davies on this programme to find out how many new companies have invested in these parks, how many new jobs have... Read more
22d
AllAfrica.com
Minister Rob Davies On Cipc-Nedbank Partnershipnew company, wishing to formalise existing businesses or creating additional on
Minister Rob Davies On Cipc-Nedbank Partnership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
new company, wishing to formalise existing businesses or creating additional ones. The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says a key theme for the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and its agencies is continuous... Read more
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22d
AllAfrica.com
Registering a Business Is Now Seamless, Says Minister— The process of registering a company in South Africa is now a simpler, seamle
Registering a Business Is Now Seamless, Says Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
— The process of registering a company in South Africa is now a simpler, seamless process says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. The Minister was speaking at the launch of the partnership between the Companies and Intellectual Property... Read more
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22d
iol.co.za
Davies welcomes Madonsela’s reportJohannesburg - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies on Tuesday welcomed the P
Davies welcomes Madonsela’s report
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
Johannesburg - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies on Tuesday welcomed the Public Protector’s report which exonerated him from any unethical conduct related to the launch of the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone in October 2013. Advocate... Read more
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23d
Mail & Guardian
DTI Minister Rob Davies welcomes public protector's 'exoneration'South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, on Tuesday welcomed
DTI Minister Rob Davies welcomes public protector's 'exoneration'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, on Tuesday welcomed the report of the Public Protector which exonerated him from any unethical conduct related to the launch of the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone (Sbidz) in October... Read more
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23d
iol.co.za
Nedbank and CIPC team up for online servicetaking off, “particularly in their infancy when most businesses are more prone
Nedbank and CIPC team up for online service
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
taking off, “particularly in their infancy when most businesses are more prone to fail”. Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies said a “key theme for the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and its agencies is continuous... Read more
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23d
AllAfrica.com
Intellectual Property Important for Growthpolicy instrument in promoting innovation, industrial development and economic
Intellectual Property Important for Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
policy instrument in promoting innovation, industrial development and economic growth, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. "Our National Development Plan (NDP) calls for greater emphasis on innovation, improved productivity and more... Read more
24d
Daily Maverick
Dubaigate: Des van Rooyen does a disappearing act a day before important press briefingthat trip by Minister of International Relations and Co-operation, Maite Nkoana
Dubaigate: Des van Rooyen does a disappearing act a day before important press briefing
Daily Maverick / Posted 24 days ago
that trip by Minister of International Relations and Co-operation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies and Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba. Two ministers who also accompanied the president and who seem like odd... Read more
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24d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Sharp hike in wheat dutiesis in line with the commission's current formula, the Treasury said. It has pr
Sharp hike in wheat duties
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 24 days ago
is in line with the commission's current formula, the Treasury said. It has proposed to Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies that he consider "an urgent and accelerated review" of the formula, and that this be followed by evaluations of... Read more
28d
iol.co.za
New incentive programme for motor industry by 2020the Automotive Production and Development Programme (APDP) when it expires in 2
New incentive programme for motor industry by 2020
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
the Automotive Production and Development Programme (APDP) when it expires in 2020. But Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said he was not in a position to comment on the duration of the new programme and its content, because the... Read more
28d
iol.co.za
Missing #ZumaImpeachment votes questioneda division was called in the National Assembly. Among those who did not cast t
Missing #ZumaImpeachment votes questioned
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
a division was called in the National Assembly. Among those who did not cast their votes were Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, Deputy Speaker... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
Import Restrictions - SA Threatens to Shut Out Zimbabwe Goods in RetaliationZimbabwe's Minister of Industry and Commerce Mike Bimha said on Monday. Bimha
Import Restrictions - SA Threatens to Shut Out Zimbabwe Goods in Retaliation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Zimbabwe's Minister of Industry and Commerce Mike Bimha said on Monday. Bimha said his South African counterpart, Rob Davies,had raised the issue at the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers held in Gaborone,... Read more
29d
AllAfrica.com
Minister Rob Davies Welcomes Ford's R2.5 Billion Investment in Local ProductionThe Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says that Ford Motor Company
Minister Rob Davies Welcomes Ford's R2.5 Billion Investment in Local Production
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says that Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa's (FMCSA) R2.5 billion investment to expand operations at its Silverton assembly plant in Pretoria is an important indication of confidence in South... Read more
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29d
AllAfrica.com
Ford's R2.5 Billion Investment in SA WelcomedPretoria — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has welcomed Ford's R2.5 bill
Ford's R2.5 Billion Investment in SA Welcomed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Pretoria — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has welcomed Ford's R2.5 billion investment in local production, saying it's an important indication of confidence in South Africa. This, as Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa on Tuesday announced... Read more
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30d
Mail & Guardian
Why ANC MPs rejected the Zuma impeachment motionwithin the alliance voted against impeachment While Nzimande and SACP central
Why ANC MPs rejected the Zuma impeachment motion
Mail & Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
within the alliance voted against impeachment While Nzimande and SACP central committee member Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies did not attend Tuesday’s National Assembly, the party’s national chairperson Senzeni Zokwana was there and voted... Read more
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30d
AllAfrica.com
Trade and Industry On Upgrading of Seshego Industrial Parkin the parks will benefit from various incentives offered by the dti. Accordin
Trade and Industry On Upgrading of Seshego Industrial Park
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
in the parks will benefit from various incentives offered by the dti. According to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, the dti identified a need to revitalise industrial parks located in various parts of the country, mainly the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFF Statement On Labelling of All Imported Meat in Particular Chickens From the USAimportance and urgency, and it is for this reasons that we will immediately wri
EFF Statement On Labelling of All Imported Meat in Particular Chickens From the USA
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
importance and urgency, and it is for this reasons that we will immediately write to the Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies, to request in terms of Section 24 (4)(a) and (c) the Consumer Protection Act, 2008 No 68, that he amend the... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
SA threatens to shut out Zim goodsbusinesses, the Minister of Industry and Commerce Mike Bimha said on Monday. B
SA threatens to shut out Zim goods
New Zimbabwe / Posted a month ago
businesses, the Minister of Industry and Commerce Mike Bimha said on Monday. Bimha said his South African counterpart, Rob Davies,had raised the issue at the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers held in Gaborone,... Read more
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