Investment conference to highlight past successes

Pretoria, 14 March 2022. Underlining the success of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s investment drive and highlighting the significance of the Africa Free Continental Trade Area (AfCTA) to the Africa’s economic growth prospects will be the background against which presidential economic envoy, Jeff Radebe, will address a business breakfast on the 16th March 2022. The business breakfast […]

South Africa To Host Fourth Investment Conference

South Africa To Host Fourth Investment Conference South Africa will this year continue with concerted efforts to attract new investments into the country to help revive the economy and boost socio-economic development. One of the major events is the fourth South Africa Investment Conference (SAIC) to be hosted in Johannesburg on 24 March 2022, which […]

Africa Continental Free trade agreement

The establishment of an African free-trade zone will enable the continent to speak with one voice and potentially boost exports to the US, say SA’s trade and industry minister Ebrahim Patel says.   Concerns have been raised about the future of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) under President Donald Trump’s administration.   Enacted 19 years […]

Deputy Minister GIna welcomes R25million Japan Unido investment in alternative plastics

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Ms Nomalungelo Gina has welcomed the R25 million Japan-South Africa collaboration project aimed at combating plastic pollution in South Africa, hailing it as a “ground-breaking” initiative.   The three-year project, which was launched in Pretoria today, aims to support the South African plastic industry to transition from the […]

BFG investment launch

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Ebrahim Patel, has welcomed the R50 million investment launch by BFG Africa Rail in the Advanced Manufacturing sector in Germiston, Gauteng. BFG Africa is a subsidiary of a multinational company in Bahrain specialising in manufacturing composite products and one of the top five global suppliers of advanced composite […]

Signing of 93 economic and trade agreements with China

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Ebrahim Patel says that the signing of 93 ninety-three economic and trade cooperation agreements between South African and Chinese entrepreneurs signifies a deepening of the economic relationship between their respective countries. Patel said this during a signing ceremony that took place in Cape Town yesterday. Patel said that […]

Defy launch in Durban

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, says that he is thrilled that Defy’s multi-million-rand investment in South Africa will lead to the creation of additional needed job opportunities and further boost the country’s position as an investment ready destination of choice for multinational corporations. Davies said this during the launch of Defy’s […]

Hisense R72million investment in Atlantis

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has hailed Hisense’s investment of R72 million into its refrigeration and television production lines at its factory based in Atlantis, Cape Town, as an “important achievement” and “another example of the fruits of South Africa’s successful partnership with the Republic of China”. He also said that […]

Minister Davies Officially Launches a R985 Million Komatsu Campus in Gauteng

The Minister of Trade and industry, Dr Rob Davies officially opened the new R985 million Komatsu campus in Germiston, Gauteng. This is one of the first realisation of the commitments announced at the recent Presidential Investment Conference last month. The new Komatsu campus is one of the largest single owner industrial complexes in South Africa. […]

Closing Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the South Africa Investment Conference

SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE, JOHANNESBURG – 26 OCTOBER 2018 Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, As this inaugural South Africa Investment Conference draws to a close, I wish to express my profound gratitude and appreciation to all of you for having participated with such interest and enthusiasm in this landmark event. Allow me also to acknowledge the […]