Engineering News | Trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/trade Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:06:14 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Time running out for South Africa to deal with Agoa-inclusion concerns – US official http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/time-running-out-for-south-africa-to-deal-with-agoa-inclusion-concerns-us-official-2015-03-31 Terence Creamer TRADE RELATIONS Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:15:00 +0200 365053 1427782900 1427782500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409419_resized_usflagovercapitol1022bloomberg.jpeg 511 287 Saldanha Bay IDZ lures 26 potential tenant firms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saldanha-bay-idz-lures-26-potential-tenant-firms-2015-03-30 Natalie Greve TRADE Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:48:00 +0200 365015 1427723388 1427723280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409336_resized_transnetportterminalsportofsaldanha110221013duane.jpg 511 287 Nigeria has great problems but great potential and strong growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-has-great-problems-but-great-potential-and-strong-growth-2015-03-27 Keith Campbell Trade & investment – 1 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363471 1427183945 1427407200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 MoU signed by South African and German airport companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mou-signed-by-south-african-and-german-airport-companies-2015-03-27 Keith Campbell Air cargo Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363481 1427113665 1427407200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Top US embassy official urges SA to improve ‘pitch’ to foreign investors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/top-us-embassy-official-urges-sa-to-improve-pitch-to-foreign-investors-2015-03-26 Terence Creamer TRADE & INVESTMENT Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:30:00 +0200 364702 1427383687 1427380200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000408415_resized_usflag21022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Current account deficit narrows as exports pick up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/current-account-deficit-narrows-as-exports-pick-up-2015-03-17 Reuters TRADE Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:49:00 +0200 363554 1426587312 1426582140 1429221600 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000404960_resized_transnetnationalportsauthorityportofngquracoega2410220315duane.jpg 511 287 DTI to strengthen S Africa, Russia trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-to-strengthen-s-africa-russia-trade-2015-03-16 Megan van Wyngaardt TRADE Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:33:00 +0200 363408 1426499675 1426498380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000404563_resized_trade1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Nigeria: great potential, great problems, strong growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-great-potential-great-problems-strong-growth-2015-03-11 Keith Campbell TRADE AND INVESTMENT Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:19:00 +0200 362876 1426069882 1426069140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000403072_resized_nigeriaflag21022.jpg 511 287 Africa shows renewed interest in food tech http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continental-trade-expo-emphasises-improved-technology-for-food-and-bev-industry-2015-03-06 Mia Breytenbach Trade Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360417 1425362741 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Moolman 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000396417_resized_johnthomas1022.jpg EMS MD John Thomson 511 288 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/53461_2015-02-29_ems_-_hd_web.mp410182443Exhibition Management Services MD John Thomson discusses the emphasis on technology at the 2015 Africa Big Seven food and beverage exhibition. Exhibition Management Services MD John Thomson discusses the emphasis on technology at the 2015 Africa Big Seven food and beverage exhibition. Lower oil price won’t cause food and beverage price drop, says consultancy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lower-oil-price-wont-cause-food-and-bev-price-drop-says-consultancy-2015-03-06 Mia Breytenbach Trade Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360525 1425362742 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Moolman 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000396120_resized_foodpricefs1022bloomberg.jpeg SPEND SHIFT The fuel price reduction could cause an increase in consumer's disposable income, enabling them to spend more on food and beverages 511 287 Sub-Saharan Africa consuming higher-value processed foods http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nutritional-transition-under-way-in-sub-saharan-africa-2015-03-06 Mia Breytenbach Trade Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360409 1425362741 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Moolman 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000395786_resized_groceryshoponline1022bloomberg.jpeg DEMAND FLUX The aggregate 20% increase in food consumption for 2050 is likely to comprise protein-based food products and foods with a higher oil and fat content 511 287 Exxaro confirms take-or-pay coal rail contract with Transnet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exxaro-confirms-take-or-pay-coal-railing-contact-with-transnet-2015-03-05 Martin Creamer COAL Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:24:00 +0200 362238 1425630882 1425565440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000401233_resized_mxolisimgojoonline2.jpeg Mxolisi Mgojo 511 287 Black business advocacy group supports small business expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/black-business-advocacy-group-supports-small-business-expo-2015-02-27 Bruce Montiea Trade Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 359831 1425030457 1424988000 99999999999 Samantha Moolman 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000394248_resized_ndabantseleresized.jpg NDABE NTSELE The Black Business Council (BBC) is excited to be part of the Empowertec Africa expo as the conference dovetails with the BBC’s focus on promoting the incubation of small businesses 511 287 Development agency empowering SMMEs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/development-agency-empowers-smmes-2015-02-27 Bruce Montiea Trade Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 359835 1424758108 1424988000 99999999999 Samantha Moolman 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000394479_resized_coega1022.jpeg EMPOWERED SMALL BUSINESSES CDC senior BEE analyst Nolubabalo Pandle, ASAHJ Monti Projects' Xoliswa Tofi, Sidibanisa Techonolgies’ Anele Ganca, CDC SMEE unit head Andile Ntloko, and Sbongukhanyo Limited’s Phumeza Ceshemba 511 287 Diversified supplier base helps companies explore new markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/diversified-supplier-base-enables-companies-to-explore-new-markets-2015-02-27 Bruce Montiea Trade Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 359814 1424758108 1424988000 99999999999 Samantha Moolman 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000394453_resized_exel00181022.jpeg BEST PRACTICE Progressive companies are leading the way in a multicultural marketplace by infusing supplier diversity into their main business processes 511 287 Joburg chamber launches SME incubator http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smes-to-benefit-from-business-resources-2015-02-27 Bruce Montiea Trade Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 359686 1424758108 1424988000 99999999999 Samantha Moolman 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000393984_resized_baofoodanddrinkbottlingfactoryusjuly2014resized.jpg BOTTLING FOR EXPORT The Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s export incubator was launched in October to assist black South African entrepreneurs in selling their products in foreign markets 511 287 Online company registration drive bearing fruit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/online-company-registration-drive-bearing-fruit-2015-02-27 Bruce Montiea Trade Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 359794 1424758108 1424988000 99999999999 Samantha Moolman 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000394467_resized_fnb20131022bloomberg.jpeg EASING THE PROCESS The importance of registering a business with ease will never diminish in South Africa, as the country is always on a drive to boost entrepreneurship 511 287 Tourism still a key focus for Western Cape govt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tourism-still-a-key-focus-for-western-cape-govt-2015-02-27 Dylan Slater Trade Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 359574 1424758108 1424988000 99999999999 Samantha Moolman 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000393499_resized_khwattu021022.jpg SPOTLIGHT ON CYCLING Western Cape Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde last year launched the 20 km !Khwa ttu mountain bike route to support growth and jobs in the area and attract additional visitors to South Africa’s West Coast 511 287 SA approves port of entry visas for Brics business, diplomatic travellers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-approves-port-of-entry-visas-for-brics-business-diplomatic-travellers-2015-02-26 Sapa TRADE Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:38:00 +0200 361407 1424959909 1424954280 99999999999 Sapa 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000398719_resized_airlinepassengers1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Record-breaking vehicle sales in December 2014 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/record-breaking-vehicle-sales-in-december-2014-2015-02-04 David D‘ Oliveira Trade Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 358811 1424153571 1424383200 99999999999 Samantha Moolman 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000391494_resized_burchmorescarauctions809081022duane.jpg BREAKING RECORDS South African vehicle sales broke all records for the month of December in 2014, with 51 462 vehicles sold 511 287 Brics CRA to be tabled in Parliament http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brics-cra-to-be-tabled-in-parliament-2015-02-19 SANews, SA government news service FINANCE Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:37:00 +0200 360629 1424349807 1424349420 99999999999 SANews, SA government news service 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000396450_resized_bricsbanks1022reuters.jpg 511 287 RCL Foods bullish on future, upgrades and acquisitions boost H1 results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rcl-foods-bullish-on-future-earnings-operational-improvements-and-recent-acquisitions-boost-h1-results-2015-02-19 Tracy Hancock FINANCIAL RESULTS Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:31:00 +0200 360626 1424350956 1424349060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000396439_resized_tsbsugar01duane.jpg 511 287 Distell H2 revenue grows to R11bn despite challenging global environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distell-h2-revenue-grows-to-r11bn-despite-challenging-global-environment-2015-02-17 Tracy Hancock FINANCIAL RESULTS Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:50:00 +0200 360278 1424171371 1424170200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000395457_resized_winebarrels1022.jpg 511 287 Picture bleak for SA’s drought-ravaged grain farmers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/picture-bleak-for-sas-drought-ravaged-grain-farmers-2015-02-12 Tracy Hancock GRAIN Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:45:00 +0200 359832 1425024311 1423752300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000394251_resized_unileveragriculturesunflowerfarmmookgophong104131022duane.jpg 511 287 KPMG unveils app to supply info on doing business in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kpmg-unveils-app-to-supply-info-on-doing-business-in-africa-2015-02-12 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:08:00 +0200 359796 1423748512 1423746480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000394105_resized_cellcmidrand710220214duane2.jpg 511 287 Trade conditions surprise in January http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-conditions-surprise-in-january-2015-02-11 Natalie Greve TRADE Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:43:00 +0200 359616 1423648292 1423647780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000393569_resized_tradestocks1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 AU adopts 48-year African development plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/au-adopts-48-year-african-development-plan-2015-02-10 Natalie Greve TRADE Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:57:00 +0200 359533 1423637490 1423580220 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000393368_resized_africafarmersfarming1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Business airs wishlist for SoNA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-airs-wishlist-for-sona-2015-02-10 Natasha Odendaal SONA Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:01:00 +0200 359513 1423578334 1423576860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000393324_resized_jacobzuma80513duaneonlinenew.jpeg 511 287 Call for comment from fruit industry on continuation of statutory measures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/call-for-comment-from-fruit-industry-on-continuation-of-statutory-measures-2015-02-09 Tracy Hancock FRUIT INDUSTRY Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:48:00 +0200 359325 1423488039 1423486080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000392869_resized_apple1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Harris to head up Wesgro http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/harris-to-head-up-wesgro-2015-02-09 Natasha Odendaal NEW APPOINTMENTS Mon, 09 Feb 2015 11:12:00 +0200 359264 1423474112 1423473120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 DTI urges SMMEs to take advantage of incentives to exhibit in Germany http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-urges-smmes-to-take-advantage-of-incentives-to-exhibit-in-germany-2015-02-06 Zandile Mavuso MANUFACTURING Fri, 06 Feb 2015 07:59:00 +0200 359058 1423205216 1423202340 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000392196_resized_manufacturingwelding1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Business confidence sees modest rise in Jan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-confidence-sees-modest-rise-in-jan-2015-02-05 Natalie Greve TRADE Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:44:00 +0200 359018 1423149170 1423147440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000392012_resized_attacqatterburypropertyholdingsnewtownjunctionjohannesburg210220914duane.jpg 511 287 Treasury calls for reform of public sector procurement, SCM practises http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/treasury-calls-for-reform-of-public-sector-procurement-scm-practices-2015-02-04 Natalie Greve PROCUREMENT Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:46:00 +0200 358849 1423059214 1423057560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000391555_resized_airfreight1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Davies unveils new R200m call centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-unveils-new-r200m-call-centre-2015-02-02 Natasha Odendaal TRADE Mon, 02 Feb 2015 09:58:00 +0200 358441 1422865455 1422863880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000390342_resized_robdavies410220714duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 R95bn trade deficit in 2014 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r95bn-trade-deficit-in-2014-2015-01-30 Sapa TRADE Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:24:00 +0200 358381 1422627981 1422627840 99999999999 Sapa 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000390179_resized_capetowncontainerterminal1022.jpg 511 287 Trade conditions improved in December – Sacci http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-trade-conditions-in-december-sacci-2015-01-30 Sashnee Moodley TRADE Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0200 357001 1422339132 1422568800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 FDI flows to Africa fell in 2014, outlook weighed down by weak commodities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fdi-flows-to-africa-fell-in-2014-outlook-weighed-down-by-weak-commodities-2015-01-29 Terence Creamer FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:05:00 +0200 358231 1422543464 1422551100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000389716_resized_kumbaironore04111022duane.jpg 511 287 Sasol offloads candle business to Lion Match Co http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-offloads-candle-business-to-lion-match-co-2015-01-27 Natalie Greve ACQUISITIONS Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:23:00 +0200 357850 1422350719 1422350580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000388665_resized_candle1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 DTI rubbishes suggestions of possible delay to introduction of BEE Codes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-rubbishes-suggestions-of-possible-delay-to-introduction-of-bee-codes-2015-01-23 Natalie Greve BLACK ECONOMIC-EMPOWERMENT Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:39:00 +0200 357604 1422009984 1422009540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000387954_resized_southafricaflag1022.jpg 511 287 SA, Netherlands enhance cooperation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-netherlands-enhance-cooperation-2015-01-23 SANews, SA government news service TRADE Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:47:00 +0200 357591 1422006587 1422006420 99999999999 SANews, SA government news service 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000387916_resized_wefdavos201521022.jpg 511 287 Consultations to agree on Doha work programme launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consultations-to-agree-on-doha-work-programme-launched-2015-01-22 Natasha Odendaal TRADE & DEVELOPMENT Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:29:00 +0200 357428 1421922709 1421922540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000387414_resized_wtoheadofficegeneva1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Nene meets with SA business leaders ahead of WEF meeting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nene-meets-with-sa-business-leaders-ahead-of-wef-meeting-2015-01-15 Natalie Greve ECONOMY Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:02:00 +0200 356840 1421334506 1421334120 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000385821_resized_nhlanhlanene1022bloomberg.jpg Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene 511 287 Improved trade conditions in December – Sacci http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-trade-conditions-in-december-sacci-2015-01-15 Sashnee Moodley TRADE Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:26:00 +0200 356812 1421329503 1421328360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000385719_resized_tradecontainersbloombergnew.jpeg 511 287 Landmark malls in R10bn asset swap http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/landmark-malls-in-r10bn-asset-swap-2015-01-14 Megan van Wyngaardt PROPERTY Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:33:00 +0200 356647 1421311785 1421245980 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000385417_resized_menlyn201621022.jpg An artist's impression of Menlyn in 2016 511 287 Orion sells Western Cape retail centre for R28m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/orion-sells-western-cape-retail-centre-for-r28m-2015-01-14 Megan van Wyngaardt PROPERTY Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:44:00 +0200 356605 1421232674 1421232240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000385253_resized_capetown02141022reuters.jpg 511 287 India called to support SA’s development plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/india-called-to-support-sas-development-plan-2015-01-09 SANews, SA government news service TRADE Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:14:00 +0200 356230 1420805846 1420805640 99999999999 SANews, SA government news service 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000384202_resized_india25131022reuters.jpg 511 287 South Africa assumes chair of powerful G77 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-assumes-chair-of-powerful-g77-2015-01-09 Natalie Greve TRADE Fri, 09 Jan 2015 10:33:00 +0200 356210 1420794299 1420792380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000384123_resized_luwellynlandersgovtza1022.jpg International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers 511 287