Reaction to the New Cabinet

SACCI welcomes the appointment of the new cabinet by President Ramaphosa. We acknowledge the statement made by the President at the event that growing the economy and fixing constraints of the country’s public finances ranked highest and were top of mind in rationalizing and combining the various portfolios in the economic cluster. … Read More

Rest in peace Dr Richard Maponya

As the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI), we offer our condolences to the family of the late Dr Richard Maponya, the business community at large and South Africa in general. … Read More

Matric Results Must Reflect the National Development Agenda

As the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI), we extend our congratulations to the hardworking students, teachers and schools who were successful in the matric results of 2019. … Read More

MINISTER NXESI’S APPOINTMENT OF THE CHAIRMAN OF PRODUCTIVITY SA

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) welcomes and wishes to congratulate Minster Nxesi on the appointment of Mthunzi Mdwaba for another term as the chairman of Productivity SA. … Read More

SACCI welcomes the appointment of Andre de Ruyter

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI), welcomes the appointment of Mr. Andre de Ruyter as part of the Eskom board’s attempt to stabilize the executive team at Eskom. … Read More

President Ramaphosa’s SONA address

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI), welcomes President Ramaphosa’s SONA address. … Read More

Response to the post-ANC NEC Lekgotla announcements on the SARB

As the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI), we urge the ruling party and government to streamline and professionalise its communications efforts and capability, especially when it comes to communicating on matters of economic, fiscal, monetary and other key policy issues. The ad hoc stratified nature of various spokespeople on these subjects is self-defeating. … Read More

BUSA petition to the National Assembly for the removal of Adv Mkhwebane as the Public Protector.

We have read with concern, BUSA’s statement to petition the National Assembly for the removal of Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane from the position of Public Protector. … Read More

SACCI Post Election Press Statement

The national elections of 8 May 2019 have come and gone, and South Africans from all walks of life have exercised their constitutionally enshrined rights to vote to choose a leader and political party of their choice. They voted peacefully, freely and without any fear, unconstitutional influence or intimidation in making their choices. The elections were peaceful. SACCI congratulates the IEC, the political parties and all South Africans for yet another well-executed election. … Read More

8 May 2019 National Elections

The 2019 general elections for both the national and provincial legislators are upon us, and they come at a time when there are so many things to talk about, key among them being the slow pace of growth of the South African economy. … Read More