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Amendments to National Small Business Act on Track


Department of Small Business Development Proposed amendments to the National Small Business Act were finalised during 2019/20. The small business development department revealed this in a briefing on its 2019/20…

Performers’ Protection Amendment 2016


Year of publication 2016 Explanatory Summary Notice of introduction published in GG 40121 of 5 July 2016

COVID-19 Export Control Regulations Amended


Department of Trade, Industry and Competition Covid-19 Export Control Regulations have been amended. The trade, industry and competition department published the amended Regulations in Government Gazette 43939. Section 6 of…

DSBD Shines Light on SMME Localisation Policy


Department of Small Business Development South Africa’s localisation programme must be implemented parallel to a robust export drive with particular focus on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AcFTA). The…

Extension Proposed to Policy Directive on Scrap Metal


Department of Trade, Industry and Competition Comment is sought on the proposed extension of the Policy Directive on the Exportation of Ferrous and Non-ferrous Waste and Scrap Metal. The trade,…

Amendments Proposed to Price Preference System on Scrap Metal


Department of Trade, Industry and Competition Proposed amendments to the Price Preference System (PPS) Policy Guidelines on the exportation of scrap metal have been drawn up. The trade, industry and…

Sugar Industry Master Plan Signed


Department of Trade, Industry and Competition The Sugar Industry Master Plan has been signed. In a joint statement, the agriculture, land reform and rural development and trade, industry and competition…

Prohibition on CIPC Logo BizPortal Imposed


Department of Trade, Industry and Competition A prohibition on the use of the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) logo BizPortal has been imposed. The trade, industry and competition department…

ITAC to Hold Hearings on Iron and Steel Investigation


Department of Trade, Industry and Competition Public hearings on the investigation for remedial action in the form of a safeguard against the increased imports of structural steel products of U,…

Technical Regulation Under the Spotlight


Department of Trade, Industry and Competition Technical regulation is key in supporting local manufacturing and entrepreneurship. The chief director of industrial procurement at the trade, industry and competition department, Dr…