Forestry and Agro-processing sectors key in growing the economy

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulenani Magwanishe says the agro-processing and forestry sectors are key in growing the economy and create sustainable jobs especially in the rural areas. Magwanishe was speaking at the Forestry Industrialisation Summit that was hosted by the South African Forestry Company and other government departments in Kempton Park today.


South Africa and Saudi Arabia to strengthen trade relations

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, and his Saudi counterpart, Dr Twafeeq Al Rabeeach will co-chair the seventh session of the South Africa-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission (JEC) in Cape Town. The JEC will start tomorrow with senior government officials and conclude on Tuesday, 15 March 2016 with the signing of the joint communiqué by the two ministers. 

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