The founding agreement of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) has enters into force. The required number of ratifications has already been deposited and the agreement can now become a binding international legal instrument, writes Trudi Hartzenberg, executive director at the Trade Law Centre (TRALAC).
South African exporters and companies in the agro-processing, capital equipment, energy and furniture sectors will show off their wares while on an Outward Trade and Investment Mission (OTIM) to Uganda.
According to Naamsa, the South African automotive industry’s May 2019 export sales registered an “unexpected decline”, reflecting a year-on-year fall of 8,8 percent, with 29,850 units shipped off during the month.
BEPEC has completed its ninth year in existence and has evolved within the Built Environment against local and global challenges. This year our focus has been on incorporating the South Africa Inc approach within the Construction Sector.
In 2017, Alastair Currie of the Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMIESA) spoke to Chris Campbell, former CEO of Consulting Engineers. The moral of the story? The growth that is predicted for Africa is good for South African exporters.