Rob Davies

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Name: Rob Davies
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Zuma skips London investment conference

A "change in the president’s diary" has led to President Jacob Zuma "skipping" an investment and networking conference in London, United Kingdom, presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj told Business Day on Friday.The Presidency released a statement, saying ... [Published BDlive - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

FTW pick: SA takes CBS fight to WTO

South Africa’s citrus industry has welcomed Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies’, announcement last Friday that government will take the country’s citrus black spot (CBS) issue to the World Trade Organisation (WTO).Davies, with industry support, ... [Published FTW Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

Fin24.com | Gambling board blew R4m on trips

The suspended National Gambling Board spent R4.1m on foreign travel in the past three years, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.Read the full article here .This content was originally published by fin24.com . Original publishers retain all rights. ... [Published Global Advisors - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Gambling, Rob Davies
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Ithuba favoured as third national lottery operator

Pretoria  - Ithuba Holdings has been chosen as the third national lottery licence operator, with current operator Gidani having been chosen as the reserve applicant, said the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).Minister Rob Davies announced on Thursday ... [Published SAnews.gov.za - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Today’s top stories

We take a look at the top stories making headlines on Friday, 24 October 2014SPORT: Bafana Bafana jumped ten places to 57th in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. The national team amassed eight points after wins over Sudan and Congo, ... [Published Destiny Man - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Derby Inspires Penygroes, Who Finally Break Duck for Campaign

IT was seventh time lucky for Penygroes, who waited for theirThree West C local derby at Pantyffynnon to claim their opening winof the season which hiked them out of the relegation zone.The first half ended 5-5, with scrum-half Nathan Peters mauledover ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

South Africa’s western offshore attracts operators

Oil and gas exploration has turned many areas of Sub-Saharan Africa into economic hotspots, and operators are now looking at South Africa’s western coast.Planned infrastructure improvements may improve exploration logistics, but uncertainty about changes ... [Published Offshore Engineer - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 5 reports

Zuma appoints new BEE advisory council

President Jacob Zuma on Thursday revealed the composition of the new team of Ministers and business proponents set to lead the Presidential Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council.Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies, Minister in the Presidency ... [Published Engineering News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

SA Affirms Support of Agro-Processing

By Tintswalo BaloyiPretoria — SOUTH Africa Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says his department has spent more than R1 billion over the past five years to support agro-processing because it is one of the manufacturing sub-sectors identified ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

New commission to look into BEE fronting BEE fronting

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies on Tuesday announced that the department will soon look for nominations and applications for the establishment of a commission to look into fronting.Davies said the commission, which will be headed up by a commissioner, ... [Published Polity.org.za - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Agro-processing sector backed

Bernard SathekgeTrade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has moved to reassure the agro-processing industry that his department will continue to support it. He said that since 2009 almost R1.2bn had been pumped into the sector and there was more to com ... [Published The New Age Online - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

South Africa: SA Challenges EU Threats to Ban Its Fruit

By Savious KwinikaJohannesburg — SOUTH Africa has raised the issue of the European Union's (EU) regulations on Citrus Black Spot at the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Committee of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).This follows the threats by EU to refuse ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 21 2014]

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...the Saldanha Bay IDZ could potentially contribute 86% to the gross geographic product of the Western Cape and create as many as 12,000 new jobs. "additionally, the saldanha bay idz is likely to attract foreign direct investment worth approximately r9.3-billion over 25 years" Davies said
"agro-processing is important because when you have an existing agricultural activity and you add value to the crops produced, through agro-processing that's where the real income and real job opportunities lie" said Davies

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Zuma skips London investment conference [Published BDlive - 11 hours ago]
FTW pick: SA takes CBS fight to WTO [Published FTW Online - 11 hours ago]
Fin24.com | Gambling board blew R4m on trips [Published Global Advisors - 14 hours ago]
Gambling board spent R4m on trips [Published iafrica.com - 15 hours ago]
Gambling board blew R4m on trips [Published IOL - 17 hours ago]
SAPA - GAMBLING-BOARD [Published Namibia Press Agency - 17 hours ago]
Ithuba favoured as third national lottery operator [Published SAnews.gov.za - 19 hours ago]
Today’s top stories [Published Destiny Man - 20 hours ago]
Zuma appoints 19 new BEE advisors [Published BDlive - 21 hours ago]
Progress in foundational business projects [Published Engineering News - Oct 23 2014]
Southern Africa: The SADC Epa and Beyond [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 23 2014]
Derby Inspires Penygroes, Who Finally Break Duc... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 23 2014]
South Africa’s western offshore attracts operators [Published Offshore Engineer - Oct 23 2014]
Zuma appoints new BEE advisory council [Published Engineering News - Oct 23 2014]
SA: Minister Davies announces the third nationa... [Published Polity.org.za - Oct 23 2014]
President Zuma to attend innovaBRICS Conference [Published SAnews.gov.za - Oct 23 2014]
SAPA - ZUMA-EMPOWER [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 23 2014]
Zuma appoints new BEE council [Published IOL - Oct 23 2014]
Zuma appoints new BEE council members [Published Finance 24 - Oct 23 2014]
SA Affirms Support of Agro-Processing [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 22 2014]
Afriforum gives power to the consumer [Published The North Coast Courier - Oct 22 2014]
New commission to look into BEE fronting BEE fr... [Published Polity.org.za - Oct 22 2014]
Agro-processing sector backed [Published The New Age Online - Oct 22 2014]
Amended BEE act to come into effect in October,... [Published BDlive - Oct 21 2014]
South Africa: SA Challenges EU Threats to Ban I... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 21 2014]
Dti backs agro-processing sector [Published SAnews.gov.za - Oct 21 2014]
Concern over revised empowerment codes [Published BDlive - Oct 20 2014]
Davies says economy urgently needs ‘structu... [Published Fast Moving - Oct 20 2014]
Dti in Brazil to grow trade [Published FTW Online - Oct 20 2014]
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Online peer lending could boost SMEs in South A... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Sep 04 2014]
The evolution of peer-to-peer lending platforms has given small businesses another way to access financing despite renewed lending scrutiny. Speaking in parliament recently, trade & industry minister Rob Davies complained that developmental credit, ...
India faces criticism for blocking global trade... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 27 2014]
The US (whose food stamp programme amounts to several times the value of Indias total food subsidy) has accused India of exceeding its allowed level of support. This is because India wants to expand a public procurement and distribution programme to ...
Solar plant to be opened in Cape Town [Published Solarplaza.com, daily solar energy news - Aug 05 2014]
TC - US company Jinko Solar will open its R80m, 120MW solar photovoltaic (PV) module production facility in Cape Town on Tuesday, trade and industry minister Rob Davies announced. ...
EXCITING NEW TOPICS IN SALTEX EDUCATION PROGRAM... [Published Green (Living) Review - Jul 28 2014]
New topics have been added to this year’s SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition) education programme on 2-4 September at Windsor Racecourse which guarantee to offer sound advice and examples of best practice to everyone involved ...
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