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Africa needs to trade in higher-value goods to aid development

Nairobi May 27 2024 African countries need to trade in value-added and intermediate goods with each other and the rest of the world in...

SA gears up to celebrate 30 years of democracy while aiming to attract investments

By Thoko Modise, Acting Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Communications, Brand South Africa     This week’s announcement of May 29th as the date of the...

SOUTH AFRICA CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN TRADE RELATIONS WITH CHINA

The Deputy President of South Africa, H.E Mr. Paul Mashatile facilitates dialogue in China in an effort to strengthen trade and attract foreign direct...

Ratings and post budget speech outlook

Johannesburg, Monday 25 February 2019 – Since Finance Minister Tito Mboweni presented the budget speech last Wednesday, media commentary has focused on several dimensions...

Women are the best people to work in digital

The future of learning and growth is digital, say speakers at the Standard Bank Top Women Conference. Its awards were also handed out, with...

Full text: South Africa’s 2017 budget speech

South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, presented what many believe to be a tough budget. At the same time he calls on all South...

South Africa’s economy not declining but it faces difficulties

In the current challenging economic climate, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), delivered to Parliament on 26 October 2016, focused...

Full text: the mini budget

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his team before the delivery of the mini budget on 26 October 2016. (Image: National Treasury, Facebook) Compiled by Priya...

South Africa: open for business

South Africa has enormous potential as an investment destination, offering a unique combination of highly developed first world economic infrastructure with a vibrant emerging market economy.

Budget 2015: South Africa raises income tax

The tax rate will increase by 1 percentage point for all South Africans - except the lowest earners, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said in his first Budget speech on Wednesday, which aims to stabilise government debt and rebalance fiscal policy.