Engineering News | Trade https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/trade Tue, 27 Oct 2020 00:38:32 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 UK announces support for Southern and East African trade https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-announces-support-for-southern-and-east-african-trade-2020-10-23 Rebecca Campbell Trade Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566956 1603169313 1603404000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Experts urge govt to prioritise informal-trading-friendly policy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/experts-urge-govt-to-prioritise-informal-trading-friendly-policy-2020-10-22 Marleny Arnoldi TRADE/ECONOMY Thu, 22 Oct 2020 10:13:00 +0200 567917 1603366066 1603354380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000905390_resized_marlenywithschools.jpg Witwatersrand associate Professor Margot Rubin 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83718_2020-10-21_schools_-_2.mp486271782Witwatersrand associate Professor Margot Rubin talks about informal trade barriers Witwatersrand associate Professor Margot Rubin talks about informal trade barriers Hundreds of trucks parked at borders stall African trade pact https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hundreds-of-trucks-parked-at-borders-stall-african-trade-pact-2020-10-16 Bloomberg TRADE Fri, 16 Oct 2020 11:29:00 +0200 567487 1602841364 1602840540 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 UK’s latest business risk guidance for SA highlights both good and bad https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uks-latest-business-risk-guidance-for-south-africa-highlights-both-good-and-bad-2020-10-16 Rebecca Campbell Trade & Investment Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566504 1602570094 1602799200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CDC extends market offering beyond SA borders https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cdc-extends-market-offering-beyond-sa-borders-2020-10-13 Donna Slater TRADE Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:52:00 +0200 567141 1602668627 1602597120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UK announces support for Southern and East African trade facilitation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-announces-support-for-southern-and-east-african-trade-facilitation-2020-10-09 Rebecca Campbell TRADE Fri, 09 Oct 2020 16:24:00 +0200 566913 1602254352 1602253440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Nigerian, South Korean women to vie for WTO leadership https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-south-korean-women-to-vie-for-wto-leadership-2020-10-08 Reuters TRADE Thu, 08 Oct 2020 14:15:00 +0200 566720 1602161525 1602159300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Pandemic provides opportunity for African countries to grow domestic tourism https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pandemic-provides-opportunity-for-african-countries-to-grow-domestic-tourism-2020-10-07 Tasneem Bulbulia Trade Wed, 07 Oct 2020 16:54:00 +0200 566618 1602082912 1602082440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bombardier says Transnet contract ‘uninterrupted’ as 10-64 dispute resolution continues https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bombardier-says-transnet-contract-uninterrupted-as-10-64-dispute-resolution-continues-2020-10-07 Terence Creamer LOCOMOTIVES Wed, 07 Oct 2020 16:00:00 +0200 566609 1602082774 1602079200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902556_resized_7861xltraxxafricalocomotive1022.jpg The TRAXX AFRICA locomotives delivered to date have been deployed to support the export of manganese ore 511 287 South Africa’s exports to China were surprisingly better in the 'pandemic quarter' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-exports-to-china-were-surprisingly-better-in-the-pandemic-quarter-2020-10-06 Marleny Arnoldi TRADE Tue, 06 Oct 2020 12:51:00 +0200 566488 1601982343 1601981460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902301_resized_aluminiumexportbloombergm1317650920171022.jpg 511 287 UK’s latest business risk guidance for South Africa covers both strengths and weaknesses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uks-latest-business-risk-guidance-for-south-africa-covers-both-strengths-and-weaknesses-2020-10-06 Rebecca Campbell TRADE Tue, 06 Oct 2020 10:24:00 +0200 566456 1601973315 1601972640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Patel prioritising AfCFTA trading by start of 2021 as he takes on key African role https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/patel-prioritising-afcfta-trading-by-start-of-2021-as-he-takes-on-key-african-role-2020-10-05 Terence Creamer TRADE Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:50:00 +0200 566347 1601910111 1601891400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902001_resized_ebrahimpatel3250420201022.jpg Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel 511 287 Megaproject partnerships critical to AfCFTA success, says high commissioner https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/megaproject-partnerships-critical-to-afcfta-success-says-high-commissioner-2020-10-02 Tasneem Bulbulia TRADE Fri, 02 Oct 2020 12:14:00 +0200 566243 1601635001 1601633640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ministers clarify details of border opening approach https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ministers-clarify-details-of-border-opening-approach-2020-10-01 Marleny Arnoldi TRANSPORT/TOURISM/TRADE Thu, 01 Oct 2020 11:50:00 +0200 566101 1601555648 1601545800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901321_resized_tourismdefocusedsilhouettesofbusinesspeopletraveling1120201022.jpg 511 287 August PPI increases, pointing to better selling market for manufacturers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/august-ppi-increases-pointing-to-better-selling-market-for-manufacturers-2020-09-28 Donna Slater MANUFACTURING Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:38:00 +0200 565792 1601305118 1601303880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SEZ webinar to spotlight economic growth potential, industrialisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sez-webinar-to-spotlight-economic-growth-potential-industrialisation-2020-09-28 Donna Slater TRADE Mon, 28 Sep 2020 10:23:00 +0200 565728 1601283644 1601281380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Initiative to accelerate technology strategies amid aerospace industry decline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/initiative-plans-to-accelerate-tech-amid-industry-decline-2020-09-11 Mamaili Mamaila AEROSPACE Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563837 1600149941 1600380000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000896018_resized_aerospacemodernaircraftonanairfieldstockimage1109201022.jpg EVEN ODDS Although there are “pockets of excellence”, the local aerospace industry is very small and focuses almost exclusively on exports 511 287 Economy breathes welcome sigh for Level 1, while alcohol, travel industries remain aggrieved https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/economy-breathes-welcome-sigh-for-level-1-while-alcohol-travel-industries-remain-aggrieved-2020-09-17 Marleny Arnoldi ECONOMY/MANUFACTURING/TOURISM Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:36:00 +0200 565012 1600337421 1600335360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000898891_resized_southafricaflag1022.jpg 511 287 CDC aiming to secure CEO replacement for long-serving Silinga by year-end https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cdc-aiming-to-secure-ceo-replacement-for-long-serving-silinga-by-year-end-2020-09-16 Terence Creamer PEOPLE Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:20:00 +0200 564865 1600269761 1600237200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000898579_resized_dsc65721022.jpg Pepi Silinga 511 287 Industry’s wings seemingly clipped https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrys-wings-seemingly-clipped-2020-09-11 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563078 1599643258 1599775200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895050_resized_aerospaceaerodesignsafrica119201022.jpg GLOBAL SIGHTS SET Similar to the local automotive industry that is manufacturing for European countries, so must there be opportunities to manufacture aircraft under licence for foreign companies 511 287 Level playing field key to moving industry forward https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/level-playing-field-key-to-moving-industry-forward-2020-09-11 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563305 1599643288 1599775200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895047_resized_aerospaceaircraftserviceviewoftheopenenginehoodstockimage1109201022.jpg OPEN UP THE INDUSTRY While there is scope for black people with potential to thrive in this space, this needs to take into account the whole value chain in the aerospace industry 511 287 Association laments sector decline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-laments-sector-decline-2020-08-28 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563374 1599742484 1599775200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895079_resized_aerospaceairplaneflyingabovetropicalseaatsunsetstockimage1109201022.jpg AIRING IT OUT In its efforts to ensure that the sector returns to its former glory, Camasa has participated in the process of drafting a sector masterplan 511 287 Significant potential exists for local capital equipment exporters https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/significant-potential-exists-for-local-capital-equipment-exporters-2020-09-10 Donna Slater CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Thu, 10 Sep 2020 16:52:00 +0200 564544 1599808767 1599749520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897867_resized_saceeccapitalequipment1022.jpg 511 287 Global trading platform key to unlocking competitiveness of green hydrogen https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-trading-platform-key-to-unlocking-competitiveness-of-green-hydrogen-2020-09-09 Terence Creamer GREEN HYDROGEN Wed, 09 Sep 2020 15:45:00 +0200 564386 1599662527 1599659100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897498_resized_hydrogenfrompower1022.jpg 511 287 RMB/BER business confidence index rebounds in line with eased Covid-19 restrictions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rmb-ber-business-confidence-index-rebounds-in-line-with-eased-covid-19-restrictions-2020-09-09 Donna Slater ECONOMICS Wed, 09 Sep 2020 14:05:00 +0200 564368 1599661802 1599653100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 FMF appoints chairperson and deputy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fmf-appoints-chairperson-and-deputy-2020-09-09 Donna Slater LEADERSHIP Wed, 09 Sep 2020 09:34:00 +0200 564318 1599638016 1599636840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897346_resized_lawrencemavundlafmf1022.jpg Free Market Foundation chairperson Lawrence Mavundla 511 287 140 UK, KwaZulu-Natal companies to participate in online trade mission https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/140-uk-kwazulu-natal-companies-to-participate-in-online-trade-mission-2020-09-08 Yvonne Silaule TRADE Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:36:00 +0200 564240 1599566405 1599557760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lesotho aims to ‘go big’ on agriculture amid Agoa textiles uncertainty https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lesotho-aims-to-go-big-on-agriculture-amid-agoa-textiles-uncertainty-2020-09-04 Terence Creamer LESOTHO Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:15:00 +0200 564017 1599231692 1599225300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000896614_resized_moeketsimajoro1022.jpg Lesotho Prime Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro 511 287 Economic recovery to gain traction in summer − Cline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/economic-recovery-to-gain-traction-in-summer-cline-2020-09-04 Donna Slater TRADE Fri, 04 Sep 2020 14:40:00 +0200 564009 1599224244 1599223200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000896598_resized_gregclineinvestec1022.jpg Investec corporate accounts head Dr Greg Cline 511 287 Partnership backs African market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-backs-african-market-2020-09-04 Tracy Hancock Trade Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 562429 1597928766 1599170400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000892756_resized_ettservicetruck0820201022.jpg STRONGER TOGETHER The Austin ETT joint venture provides a single platform from which the Austin Engineering and Engineering Top Tech can jointly market, sell and support their products throughout Africa 511 287 Long-term demand structure for petroleum unclear https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/long-term-demand-structure-for-petroleum-unclear-2020-09-04 Darren Parker Trade Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 562526 1598963378 1599170400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000892998_resized_oilrefineriesennight1022.jpg NO NEED TO IMPORT Reduced demand will see South Africa becoming somewhat self-sufficient in terms of fuels production if all refineries are operational 511 287 Localisation key to economic recovery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/localisation-key-to-unlocking-economic-recovery-2020-09-04 Tracy Hancock Trade Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 562489 1598963861 1599170400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000892913_resized_uniqueeng1022.jpg INTERNATIONALLY ACTIVE Pamodzi Unique Engineering has supplied off-road pantographs to the US, Panama, Belgium, Zambia, Namibia and recently Russia 511 287 Council adapting to Covid-19 chokehold https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/council-adapting-to-covid-19-chokehold-2020-09-04 Tracy Hancock Trade Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 562419 1598964384 1599170400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000892746_resized_bellequipmentb30d11022.jpg CAPITAL IDEA The South African Capital Equipment Export Council has launched a virtual product showroom in collaboration with Creamer Media on September 4 to promote member company products 511 287 Absa PMI rises to 57.3 index points as Covid-19 restrictions ease https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/absa-pmi-rises-to-573-index-points-as-covid-19-restrictions-ease-2020-09-01 Donna Slater MANUFACTURING Tue, 01 Sep 2020 12:23:00 +0200 563607 1598973885 1598955780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New ‘single channel’ service created to help resolve barriers to South African exports https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-single-channel-service-created-to-help-resolve-barriers-to-south-african-exports-2020-08-31 Terence Creamer TRADE FACILITATION Mon, 31 Aug 2020 14:35:00 +0200 563515 1598939705 1598877300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895368_resized_transnetcontainerscitydeep810221115duane.jpeg 511 287 DTIC to launch Export Barriers Monitoring Mechanism https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dtic-to-launch-export-barriers-monitoring-mechanism-2020-08-28 Simone Liedtke EXPORT Fri, 28 Aug 2020 09:58:00 +0200 563358 1598601892 1598601480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Noncarbon future epitomises ideal energy mix https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/non-carbon-future-epitomises-ideal-energy-mix-2020-08-21 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550427 1597746389 1597960800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866111_resized_energystoragejamestrudeau5x5hc300dpi1004201022.jpg JAMES TRUDEAU It is “very critical” that Eskom increases its energy storage capacities to support a more diversified energy portfolio 511 287