09 April 2014
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the
proposal by ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe in establishing a department
off Small Medium Enterprise Affairs in principal.
Mantashe made the proposal at business breakfast on Tuesday where he said
small businesses need the support from big businesses to work.
Sacci CEO Nerenn Rau said a number of issues were put to the Secretary
General prior to the arrival that deals with the challenges that Sacci chambers
are addressing at local level.
Rau said these challenges relate to improving the business enviroment for
small and medium enterprises which depend on support within those enviroments
in order to flourish.
“At a higher level we've also engaged with the ANC on issues that are of
critical concern to business those relate to infrastructure development and
investment and how business and government can partner together” Rau added.
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