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International film productions boost South African economy

International film productions boost South African economy, skills, says DTI

The international film industry has spent R15-billion on productions in South Africa since 2004, and a recently completed US TV series shot in Cape Town has highlighted one of the country's new economical strengths: beating Hollywood at its own game.
Laraki Motors, Morocco, eight african cars

Made in Africa: eight African cars

While Africa is one of the new frontiers for global automakers and automotive industry investors, there are a number of local car companies - some new, some more established - which are getting attention for building quality motor vehicles for local and global markets.

Africa is open for business and is a new frontier for investment

• Africa is among the fastest growing regions in the world and strengthened engagement presents major growth opportunities for trade and investment by South...
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South Africa, China sign trade and industry deals

China and South Africa signed 26 agreements worth R94-billion on 2 December 2015 at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, taking bilateral co-operation between the two nations to a higher level
South Africa and Italy forge stronger ties

South Africa and Italy forge stronger ties

South Africa has made inroads into renewing and increasing relations with Italy, as well as finding new trade and diplomatic opportunities between the two countries, following a visit to Rome this month by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. Bilateral trade hit a six-year high in 2014.

Overview of new revisions to South Africa’s amended visa regulations

South Africa has announced amendments to the recently implemented visa regulations for travellers into and out of South Africa. The changes have been largely welcomed by the tourism industry and South Africans travellers alike. The changes will be implemented from November 2015.
Ramaphosa to boost South Africa's ties with Iran

Ramaphosa to boost South Africa’s ties with Iran

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to visit Iran to re-establish trade ties and formally authorise the formation of the Iran and South Africa Joint Business Council. South African exports to Iran fell from R1.5-billion in 2007 to R250-million in 2014; oil imports also declined.
South African trade mission to build links with Ghana and Nigeria

South African trade mission to build links with Ghana and Nigeria

A South African trade and industry delegation will visit Ghana and Nigeria during August, seeking to create investment opportunities and build more confident economic relations between the three countries, based on growing bilateral trade over the past five years.

Obama’s visit to strengthen United States ties to East Africa

As US President Barack Obama makes an official visit to Kenya and Ethiopia next week, the two East African nations will have a chance to use the media spotlight to showcase the investment opportunities they offer. The US, in turn, could also gain from the trip.

South Africa calls for more trade with China

South Africa calls for more trade with China

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa and Africa must ensure structural transformation of their trade with China, to export more value-added and labour intensive products, and to move away from their dependence on raw materials exports.
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