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The formal non-agricultural sector shed 3 000 jobs between December 2019 and March 2020, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Tuesday.

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Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel says to prepare for the post COVID-19 period, the department and its entities will focus all efforts towards saving firms and preserving jobs.

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A call has been made to South Africans to support locally made products as part of efforts to jump-start the economy in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Monday, 27 April 2020 20:53

1.5 million workers set to return to work

About 1.5 million more South Africans will from 1 May return to work as government begins to lift a fraction of COVID-19 lockdown regulations.

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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 19:07

Government to take up equity in SEZs

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is planning to take up equity in the country’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs), says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Fikile Majola.

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Tuesday, 28 August 2018 06:29

Women-owned businesses in the spotlight

Barriers such as limited access to credit facilities, financial skills training, stereotypes and traditions continue to affect women-owned businesses’ full participation in the economy.

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Government is committed to work with the steel industry to save jobs and has put in place measures to save the industry from collapsing, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

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Thursday, 07 June 2018 08:13

East London smart factory to create jobs

The launch of the Yekani Manufacturing factory at the East London Special Economic Zone (ELIDZ) is expected to create at least 1 000 new jobs for the community.

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 13:45

Dti to host liquor industry transformation seminar

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will on Thursday host a liquor industry transformation seminar in Midrand.

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Saturday, 11 February 2017 05:52

Investment promotion to receive a boost

Government is to open three provincial investment offices in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and the Western Cape, President Jacob Zuma announced on Thursday evening.

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