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    23-Dec-2014 to 19:20

    Swaziland: High tariffs inhibit foreign investment-Minister

    APA-Mbabane-(Swaziland) — Swaziland competes with numerous others in luring foreign direct investors, said Mthayipha Dlamini, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Trade, adding that the South African country’s rankings in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business had shown a significant improvement.

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    12-Dec-2014 to 16:07

    Swaziland to get about $1m AfDB grant to boost power supply

    APA-Abidjan-(Ivory Coast) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) will issue a grant of $990,000 to finance three studies under an energy sector support programme in Swaziland, the Pan-African lender said in a statement on Friday.

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    08-Dec-2014 to 15:50

    Swazi power utility advised to seek funds

    APA-Mbabane-(Swaziland) — The Swaziland Electricity Company (SEC) should seek financial assistance from the African Caribbean Pacific (ACP), Federation of Swaziland Employers and Chamber of Commerce (FSECC) said on Monday.

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    01-Dec-2014 to 14:02

    Swaziland’s private sector slow in responding to investment opportunities-Offici...

    APA-Mbabane-(Swaziland) — Swaziland’s Minister of Commerce, Industry and Trade Gideon Dlamini has said on Monday there was a huge gap in terms of the private sector’s response to investment opportunities.

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    26-Nov-2014 to 11:10

    Swazi coal miners on strike over allowances

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — A strike by about 270 workers at Swaziland’s Maloma Colliery entered its third day on Wednesday with the miners vowing to continue picketing outside the mine until their demands for improved remuneration are met.

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    17-Nov-2014 to 11:25

    Swaziland: Taiwanese companies invest over $360m-Official

    APA-Mbabane-(Swaziland) — Swaziland’s minister of commerce, industry and trade Gideon Dlamini said on Monday that Taiwanese companies have invested over $360 million in the South African country since the year 2000.

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    14-Nov-2014 to 05:35

    Swaziland to introduce SME-friendly tax regime

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Swaziland Revenue Authority (SRA) plans to introduce a Small Taxpayer Regime that will lessen the tax burden of small and medium enterprises, APA learns here Friday.

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