The SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) came into effect on 1 October 2016 and provides for the full liberalisation of tariffs on most product lines.
The European Union and South Africa hold a privileged economic relationship that has grown over decades.
At the 7th European Union – South Africa (EU-SA) Summit held in November 2018, both parties recognised the EU as “a significant and long-term investor in South Africa”.
On 27 August, National Treasury (NT) released an unexpected discussion paper titled “Economic transformation, inclusive growth, and competitiveness: Towards the Economic Strategy for South Africa”
As the electricity infrastructure development plan for the country, the IRP is to be based on least-cost electricity supply and demand balance