Zoom into Botswana

Trade Forward Southern Africa Pitches for Synergies in Botswana The Government of Botswana, through the Ministry of Investment Trade and Industry (MITI) and the USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub (USAID Trade Hub), hosted the AGOA Sector Export Master Plan Implementation Workshop – Mobilizing Partners for Success on February

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Bright future for citrus farming in Botswana

The Botswanan government is optimistic that citrus volumes from local farms will rise significantly by 2024, due to the continued growth in the number of farmers starting citrus production in that country since 2020. In a recent update on citrus farming in Botswana, agricultural extension officer Oarabile Letsatsi said that

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UK government moves to accept electronic trade documents

Trade documents are documents used by various stakeholders in a trade transaction including buyers, sellers, banks, customs, chambers of commerce, and other bodies as a process of evidencing the performance of contractual obligations, processing payments, financing transactions, transfering of title of goods, and many other services..

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South African wineries set eyes on exploring massive Chinese market

“As a fast-growing market, China can’t be neglected by any winery,” Henriëtte Jacobs, the international sales manager of Spier Wine Farm, told the Global Times, adding that the company’s exports to China have continued to grow exponentially during the recent years, and the Chinese market is becoming one of the

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Women in trade

Last month, 116 women entrepreneurs graduated the 8-week Export Trade Training Programme. TFSA Zoom’ed in to celebrate with their fantastic mentors and the partners behind the scenes. Who knew how full of passion and palpable excitement a virtual room can be! We were delighted to attend our very first regional

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Zoom into the Kingdom of Eswatini

Swazi economic fire starters Africa holds 60 per cent of arable land (McKinsey &Company) and could be a dominating source for consumable and non-consumable products. However, the utilisation of the land is influenced by complex factors such as culture, access to finance, history and governments. In Eswatini, these complexities are

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Namibian Ports Authority increases total cargo handling

Despite the ongoing global shortage of containers, the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) recorded positive growth during its just-ended 2021/22 financial year, increasing total cargo handling to 6.5 million tonnes, an increase of 380,541 tonnes. According to Namport, the increase in volumes was mainly due to the increase in vessel visits

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Zoom into Botswana

Trade Forward Southern Africa Pitches for Synergies in Botswana The Government of Botswana, through the Ministry of Investment Trade and Industry (MITI) and the USAID

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Women in trade

Last month, 116 women entrepreneurs graduated the 8-week Export Trade Training Programme. TFSA Zoom’ed in to celebrate with their fantastic mentors and the partners behind

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Teaming up for Southern African Women in Trade

Global trade is a massive contributor to a country’s economic stability and has traditionally been a male dominated space with little room for women at the top of the chain – not least on the African continent. Read more about our regional roll out of our Women in Trade Export Training programme happening now!

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