Government briefs media on trade policy implementation actions, 30 Nov

Policy implementation actions on measures to restrict and regulate trade in ferrous and non-ferrous metals waste, scrap and semi-finished ferrous and non-ferrous metal products to limit damage to infrastructure and the economy
Media representatives are invited to a briefing to outline the policy implementation actions on measures to restrict and regulate trade in ferrous and non-ferrous metals waste, scrap and semi-finished ferrous and non-ferrous metal products to limit the damage to infrastructure and the South African economy.
This follows the publication of the draft policy proposals, Gazette No. 47202, on 05 August 2022; taking into consideration the public comments on those draft policy proposals, and Cabinet’s review, comments and approval of the final comprehensive package of measures to address the damage caused by metal theft to public infrastructure and the economy by restricting and regulating trade of waste, scrap and semi-finished metals.
The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mr. Ebrahim Patel joined by the Minister in the Presidency, Mr. Mondli Gungubelethe, the Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele; the Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr. Pravin Gordhan; and the Minister of Transport, Mr. Fikile Mbalula will host in the aforementioned media briefing:

Source: Government of South Africa