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More than 83% of people in business feel more unsafe

More than 83 % of people in business feel more unsafe that they did five years ago and only 2.4% feel safer. This was one of the shock results of a survey…

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Consumer Price Index – October 2015

Headline consumer price index for October  was 4,7% (CPI for all urban areas) Annual consumer price inflation was 4,7% in October 2015, up from 4,6% in September 2015. The consumer price index…

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And the Winners are …

SHONAQUIP, a Plumstead company which makes wheelchairs for children with special needs was the overall winner of the ECIC/Cape Chamber of Commerce Exporter of the Year competition. The Trophy, together with a…

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Government guilty of underestimating importance of AGOA

The government has been guilty of underestimating the importance of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the way this Act has opened up new markets for South Africa agricultural products…

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Budget concept

Medium-term budget does not work

We have seen South Africa’s financial future in yesterday’s Medium-term budget and the bad news is that it does not work. The picture revealed is one of rising costs, especially for the…

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