Analysts say the dollar may have overreacted to news of ebbing trade tension between the US and China, with positive sentiment filtering down to emerging markets
The revitalisation of the Southern African country’s economy requires some fundamental policy changes, write Martyn Davies and Hanns Spangenberg
Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to redistribute land without compensation, but analysts say changing the Constitution would alarm investors
De-politicising SOEs and transparent governance are just two points, along with dissolving the ‘ineffective and, frankly, pointless’ Department of Public Enterprises
The retailer plans to close about one-third of its large UK stores over the next four years, as it belatedly adapts to the rise of e-commerce
An Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development survey says SA is the fifth hardest working country out of 50, with an average work week of 43.3 hours
The automotive industry accounts for about 7% of GDP with BMW, VW and Nissan all putting money into the country — but the government’s plans may be over-ambitious
Crews worked into the night to cap the wells, which are being filled with cold water and iron plugs, to avoid the release of toxic gases
‘We had robust discussions in which I aired my views. I’m very appreciative of the process,’ he says
Anyone within a kilometre can download digital copies of text books‚ and sound and video recordings of science lessons, to their phones without being online
Premier Fishing and Brands is controlled by BEE group African Equity Empowerment Investments and listed on the JSE in March
Engine maker settles investigation into bribery and ends year on a high
There is a chicken sector crisis, says minister, and we have plans to manage it
Company says the acquisitions of two Mercedes-Benz dealerships and a majority stake in salvage management and disposal contributed to its performance
The Obama administration raises concerns over edge European manufacturers stand to gain over US competitors from the EU-Sadc deal
The aim of the black industrialists programme is to set up 100 black industrialists over the medium term: 30 this year, 30 next year and 40 in the third year
The Manufacturing Circle says more needs to be done to balance job creation, competitiveness and transformation in the sector
Agricultural department misses court deadline to decide if poultry producers can sell current stocks of brined chicken before new rules capping brine limits ...
Net cash flow from operating activities is likely to be between R100m and R110m higher than that reported for the previous year
The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications is intensifying its surveillance to ensure imported products meet SA standards
Mike Vincent, Africa Industrial Products and Services sector leader at Deloitte talks about why Brics countries are falling behind in manufacturing ...
Components suppliers want a handle on changes in future automotive policy, and Department of Trade and Industry official Renai Moothilal's may be the solution
South African Poultry Association reports less than half the volume expected from the US under a hard-fought trade pact has arrived
Rob Davies gives Zimbabwe three-week grace period to reopen its doors to South African exporters
SA imports more than 5-billion litres of refined petroleum products a year
Zimbabwe has issued a list of banned South African imports and is imposing additional tax duties on South African exporters to ‘protect local industry’
Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha gives no indication of when he will meet his South African counterpart to discuss the recent import restrictions
The continent’s most-industrialised economy plans to build fuel terminals as demand for storage in Africa grows
Precious Moloi-Motsepe, African Fashion International founder and executive chair, on whether the weak rand is a help or a hindrance to the SA textile industry ...
Precious Moloi-Motsepe, founder of African Fashion International, says a weak rand enables designers and manufacturers to export goods and improve income
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