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Competition Commission Shines Light on Automotive Aftermarket Industry


Department of Economic Development Guidelines aimed at addressing constraints to competition in the automotive aftermarket industry have been published for comment. The economic development department published the Draft Guidelines for…

Certain Sections of Competition Amendment Act in Effect


The Presidency Certain sections of the Competition Amendment Act have come into effect. The presidency published Proclamation 10 in Government Gazette 43018. President Ramaphosa assented to the act in February…

Copyright Amendment 2017


Draft bill full text Published in GG 39028 of 27 July 2015 Year of publication 2015 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 39028 of 27 July 2015 Explanatory…

Furniture Industry Master Plan Under the Spotlight


Department of Trade and Industry Government needs to develop strategies to help informal furniture businesses grow and contribute to the local economy. The trade and industry department’s chief director of…

Rebate Provision on Titanium Dioxide on the Cards


Department of Trade and Industry The International Trade Administration Commission has received an application to set up a rebate provision on titanium dioxide used in the manufacture of paints, varnishes…

Common African Economic Agenda Under the Spotlight


The Presidency 29 January 2020 President Ramaphosa has called for cooperation between government and the private sector around a common African economic agenda. The presidency revealed this in a statement…

Furniture Industry Masterplan in the Pipeline


Department of Trade and Industry 24 January 2020 A Furniture Industry Masterplan is in the pipeline. The trade and industry department confirmed this in a statement announcing that workshops with…

E-Visas for Indian Tourism Market on the Cards


Department of Tourism 21 January 2020 The piloting of e-visas for the Indian tourism market is under serious consideration. The tourism minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, confirmed this in a statement following…

ITAC Seeks Permit Applications for Used Overcoats


Department of Economic Development 17 January 2020 The International Trade Administration Commission has called for permit applications for rebate item 460.11/00.00/01.00 including used overcoats, car-coats, raincoats and parkas. The economic…