R/€ = 14.20
R/$ = 11.08
Au 1216.40 $/oz
Pt 1339.00 $/oz
Nov 04, 2011
Investing in South Africa, whch is ranked ninety-seventh out of 139 countries on the Global Competitiveness Index, comes with a rather comprehensive set of challenges. South Africa's so-called strike season, a severely challenged education system and institutional...
Sep 30, 2011
Last month I gave an assessment of the issues relating to the imminent changes to be made to the Harmonised System in January 2012 to accommodate changes in the business environment.
Aug 26, 2011
Every five years, the 'Harmonized System', or HS, is updated to accommodate changes in the business environment. The HS is the coding system used to classify goods when you import or export and is the determiner of the level of duty you pay on the goods you import....
Jul 29, 2011
The Manufacturing Circle is the most recent interest group to raise concerns about the deindustrialisation of South Africa, which is a very alarming prospect.
Feb 22, 2008
The project will involve the public environment upgrade of Hillbrow, Berea and Yeoville.
Sep 14, 2004
Qualifying for preferential trading benefits under the Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement (TDCA) between the EU and South Africa is far from straightforward, and failure to comply with the terms of the agreement can have far-reaching business implications,...
Jun 25, 2004
If the observations of a Johannesburg-based consultancy are anything to go by, many local exporters claiming benefits under the European Union-South Africa free-trade agreement (FTA) appear not to have systems in place to ensure they are entitled to the benefits, a...
Apr 09, 2004
Changes to South Africa’s customs legislation, which observers say could come into effect this month, will, among other things, offer importers and exporters unhappy with customs-related decisions taken by the South African Revenue Service (Sars) more...