Recovering from Distorted Trade Conditions 

Recovering from Distorted Trade Conditions  The continuing lockdown since March 2020 owing to Covid-19 deepened the recessionary economic conditions and further distorted trade conditions. The selected restrictive approach towards certain types of trade, especially during the hard lockdown period, had a serious effect on trade. The seasonally adjusted Trade Activity Index (TAI) accordingly declined by […]

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Business and Corruption

Business and Corruption Corruption and the impact it has on the quality of life of every person in this country is a burning issue with South Africans. In the same breath, you hear that Business with a capital B is also part of the corruption.  Collusion happens between individuals, and Business is but the vehicle […]

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Tourism Members Receives Grant

Tourism Members Receives Grant Several of the Tourism Members applied for the Department of Tourism (DOT) Tourism Relief Fund, during the COVID 19 Lockdown period.  Applications for the fund should have been submitted by 31 May 2020. At the start of the Lockdown in March 2020 the Middelburg Tourist Information Centre set up a WhatsApp […]

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STLM Solidarity Fund Nomination

STLM Solidarity Fund The Council of the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality (STLM) sat on 30 June 2020 and resolved to establish an independent Board of Directors of the Municipal Solidarity Fund, in line with South African Local Government Association Guidelines. The Middelburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) received a written request to nominate one […]

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