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Tough Times - South African exports feeling China slowdown pinch

The recent Chinese economic slowdown has had a negative effect on local exports and South Africa's fate is similar to the fate of other sub-Saharan Africa resource-dependent economies, Kutoane Kutoane, CEO of the official South African export credit agency, Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa (ECIC), tells Engineering News.
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Committed to Sustainable Business

The Export Credit Insurance Corporation encourages and facilitates South African export trade to drive domestic job creation and contribute to the country’s GDP
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ECIC plays a pivotal role in sub-Saharan projects and development

Following the international trend in the creation of export credit agencies (ECAs) after World War II, South Africa began to offer official support for export transactions in 1957.
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Trade and Industry Department Receives Clean Audit

The auditor general of SA (AGSA) has given the trade and industry department (dti) and some of its entities a clean audit for 2014/15. 
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Managing the supply chain risks of terror in Africa

“War used to be a conflict between states, but not anymore. It is now a conflict between states and non-state actors,” said Benedetta Berti, expert in political violence and non-state armed groups, in a recent TED talk. The collateral of this type of conflict is significant, with the loss of innocent civilian lives, and businesses often grinding to a halt – it is after all the exact intended purpose of terrorist activity. RISKAFRICA looks at the aftermath of terrorism and conflict in Africa, and how it can affect the supply chain.
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Kutoane Kutoane - CEO of The Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa (ECIC)

What is the primary role of The Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa? The key mandate of the ECIC is to facilitate cross-border investments and the export of capital goods and related services by South African business entities. It achieves this by providing medium to long term insurance products. The risks covered may relate to events of a political and or commercial nature.
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ECIC commemorate Mandela day by promoting literacy at School

The Export Credit Insurance Corporation SOC LTD (ECIC) will spend its commemoration of the 67 minutes of Mandela Day by donating literacy books worth R 140 thousand to the Solomon Mahlangu (Somafco) High School in the township of Mamelodi, East of Pretoria.
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ECIC signs agreement with BRICS countries' export credit insurance agencies

The Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa SOC Ltd (ECIC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Co ‐ operation with the Export Credit Insurance Agencies (ECA’s) of BRICS countries in Fortaleza, Brazil.
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Financing agreements entered into for the Liqhobong Diamond Mine

Firestone Diamonds plc, the AIM-quoted diamond development company, is pleased to announce that it has entered into the Absa Debt Facility, Subscription Agreements and the Mezzanine Facility Agreement, in relation to the Fundraising, pursuant to which the Company has raised, in aggregate, approximately US$225.2 million (£137.3 million) to build and commission the Main Treatment Plant and supporting infrastructure at the Liqhobong Diamond Mine, located in the Lesotho Highlands.
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