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.
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.
South Africa’s black industrialists are this week exploring trade and investment opportunities in Mozambique.
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will on Thursday host a liquor industry transformation seminar in Midrand.
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has expressed concern at the levels of alcohol abuse in the country.
Government has created more than 2.3 million jobs through various incentives in the past five years, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).
The Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) Commission has spoken out on “rife fronting”, which it says continues to happen in the South African economy.
Unemployed graduates of the Itukise internship programme on Thursday lauded the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) for introducing the programme that provides work experience to graduates looking for jobs.
Cabinet has welcomed the R20 million Enterprise Development Pilot Project that aims to revitalise the country’s industrial parks and support the integration of local economic development to bolster the small business sector.
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies launched today the South Africa Business Incubator Establishment Handbook that will help introduce the basic concepts and issues involved in business incubation for all stakeholders that wish to establish incubators in their communities.