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Amended Sugar Industry Regulations on Track


Department of Trade and Industry 22 November 2019 Amended Sugar Industry Regulations will be published in the Government Gazette before the end of December 2019. The trade and industry department…

DSBD Updates Parliament on Q2 Performance


Department of Small Business Development 21 November 2019 The process of incorporating position papers into a Draft National Small Enterprise Amendment Bill is underway. The small business development department confirmed…

B-BBEE Advisory Council Seeks Members


Department of Trade and Industry 20 November 2019 The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council (B-BBEEAC) seeks members. The trade and industry department published the call for nominations in Government…

Small Business Amendment Bill on Track


Department of Small Business Development 19 November 2019 The amendment of the National Small Business Act has not been completed. The small business development department confirmed this while briefing the…

CIPC De-Activates Email Filing Channels


Department of Trade and Industry 18 November 2019 The Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC) has announced the de-activation of email filing channels. The trade and industry department published notification…

SACUM- UK EPA Under the Spotlight


Department of Trade and Industry 7 November 2019 The trade and industry department has briefed the national council of provinces on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the Southern African…

Draft Standards Published for Comment


Department of Trade and Industry 4 November 2019 Draft standards have been published for comment. The trade and industry department published the proposed standards in Government Gazette 42812 in terms…

Grocery Retail Sector Market Inquiry Extended


Department of Economic Development 1 November 2019 The completion date for the Grocery Retail Sector Market Inquiry has been extended until 29 November 2019. The economic development department published notification…

Social Economy Policy Under Development


Department of Trade and Industry 31 October 2019 Government plans to finalise the Social Economy Policy by the end of 2020. The deputy minister of trade and industry, Ms Nomalungelo…

Abalone Farmers Association Granted Conditional Exemption


Department of Economic Development 28 October 2019 The Competition Commission has granted the Abalone Farmers Association (AFASA) a conditional exemption. The economic department published notification of the exemption in Government…