Economic Affairs

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Economic Development, Trade and Industry and Tourism.

More information on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment

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New Appointments to BBBEE Council

The Presidency

A new presidential advisory council on broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) has been set up.

The council is tasked with advising government on BBBEE and reviewing its implementation.

Protocol on Fishing Safety Heading to Parliament


Parliament will be asked to approve international safety standards for seagoing fishing vessels.

Cabinet decided at its meeting earlier this week that provisions of the Torremolinos Protocol, which lays down standards such as life-saving appliances, radio communication and fire protection, must be sent to parliament for ratification.

Agrément South Africa Bill Gets Green Light

Department of Public Works

Cabinet has given the green light to proposed legislation designed to tighten up how Agrément South Africa is managed.

The Draft Agrément South Africa Bill was first published for comment at the beginning of 2014.

Mr Ebrahim Patel

Mr Ebrahim Patel
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Economic Development (2009-)

Mr Rob Davies

Mr Rob Davies
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Trade and Industry (2009-)

Mr Derek Andre Hanekom

Mr Derek Hanekom
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Toruism (2014-)

Ms Lindiwe Zulu

Ms Lindiwe Zulu
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Small Business Development (2014-)

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