Zambia wrestles with mining future
Twenty-six-foot-high trucks, their outsized tyres churning up the red earth, continue to haul payloads of ore through the rocky landscape – the first link in a chain stretching from the mines and smelters of Central Africa to the electronics stores of the West and beyond.
HEINEKEN POSTS POSITIVE RESULTS
The beer maker posted increased profits in all regions (except Africa) and said it had “maintained its full-year forecast of growth”, although at a slower rate than 2014. Overall consolidated operating profit before one-off items rose 3.4% on a like-for-like basis to €1.55 billion. Asia proved the company’s most profitable market, particularly in Vietnam with its Tiger beer brand while the Americas also fared positively.» More information
SANEC Meets incoming Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to The Republic of Angola Mr. Willem M.C Aalmans.
Mr Aalmans was invited by SANEC to visit our office as an introduction to the team and discuss future plans. SANEC aims to keep promoting trade, Investment and Angolan Economic Development to our Members and the Dutch Business Community and look forward to working hand in hand with the Embassy in Angola to organize a Trade Mission to Angola in the near future.» More information
On the 20th of May 2015, The SANEC team had the privilege of attending the PLMA's (Private Labels Manufacturers Association) World Private Label in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.» More information
A lot of censure and discussion is being had around the New Employment Equity Act and foreign organisations are evaluating whether doing business in South Africa is worth the extensive procedures and scrutiny. Into SA gives a breakdown of the amended act:» More information
SANEC B-BBEE Desk Call for Interest 2015
The B-BBEE Desk is set-up by SANEC and supported by the Netherlands Embassy in Pretoria to service local and international companies on B-BBEE services. SANEC has formed partnerships with specialised companies that offer innovative and practical solutions to assist companies in achieving better BEE scores in sustainable ways and with tangible results.» More information
Costing N$30 billion ($2.45 billion), the port represents a bold and ambitious move, and will be constructed in 5 phases as demand for goods and services pick up pace locally.» More information