Risk Management

Towards the end of 2015 SACCI participated in a survey on currency risk and risk management that was carried by National Treasury and Rand Merchant Bank. Some key highlights from the survey: The currency has a major impact on firms, playing a particularly large role in inhibiting investment Most firms adhere to good risk management […]

Business Confidence in Anticipation

SACCI today released the SACCI Business Confidence Index (BCI) for January 2016 at the Offices in Rosebank, Johannesburg. The adverse set of local and global business and economic conditions in December 2015 gained momentum in January 2016 and negatively affected the SACCI Business Confidence Index (BCI). The SACCI BCI measured 80 in January 2016 and […]

Business Confidence Index

South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Confidence Index November 2015 Content: The SACCI Business Confidence Index (BCI) This Month’s BCI Results Impact of Sub-indices on the SACCI BCI Economic Commentary General Economic Indicators For more details please click here: BCI_NOV_2015


PRESS STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S 11TH JANUARY 2016 PROCLAMATION South Africa wishes to clarify that all its AGOA benefits remain in place and the new proclamation issued by President Obama announcing the suspension of agriculture benefits on the 15th of March will be lifted as soon as the first shipment of poultry enters the South […]

Motor vehicle licenses

The Chamber wishes to bring to the attention of members that no licence renewal notices will be sent by the Dept. of Transport as was the case before. The reason for this, is that the Dept. of Transport is currently transferring the Electronic National Traffic Information System (eNaTIS) to the Road Traffic Management Centre.  This […]

Trade Conditions

Depressed Trade Conditions Trade conditions are approaching the desperate levels experienced towards the middle of 2009 after the great recession of 2007/08.  The December 2015 seasonally adjusted composite Trade Activity Index (TAI) measured 39 compared to 42 in November 2015.  The December 2014 seasonally adjusted TAI was 17 index points higher than the figure recorded […]