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South Africa’s geographical-indications concession key to unlocking new EU trade deal

The head of economics and trade at the Delegation of the European Union (EU) in Pretoria has acknowledged South Africa’s trade negotiators won important concessions in the long-running Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) trade talks. But he says it was South Africa’s willingness to compromise on the issue of geographical indications (GIs) that ultimately helped unlock a deal ahead of the October 1 deadline. Chief negotiators for the EU and the so-called Southern Africa Development Community EPA group initialled the agreement at a meeting in Pretoria on July 15 and it was anticipated that the new arrangement should come into force during the course of 2015.

Transport Minister provides update on SA’s BRT projects

Responding in writing to a recent Parliamentary question by the Democratic Alliance, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has provided an update for each of the country’s 13 bus-rapid transport (BRT) systems, noting that each network is at a different stage of development. In Johannesburg, Phase 1A and Phase 1B of the city’s Rea Vaya BRT system were operational and were carrying a combined 40 000 passenger trips a day, while the finalisation of the Phase 1B compensation offer to affected operators was still in progress.