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Trade


Trade

Overview

For more than a decade Genesis has been engaged in the increasingly complex international trade landscape. This evolving area presents significant risks and opportunities for consumers, companies and governments.

We remain the provider of choice for most top law firms, government and the private sector when they need to retain expert economic advice to deliver robust solutions on critical trade related matters.

Projects

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    Enhancing investment for domestic foundry and mill markets

    The Economic Development Department (EDD) contracting Genesis to undertake an economic assessment of whether an export tax on scrap metal will improve the availability of quality scrap metal at affordable prices for foundries and mills in the domestic market.

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    Expert advice on dumping of poultry in SA market

    Genesis has become an important source of independent analysis and advice to the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) and, through these engagements, also to decision-makers in South Africa’s International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC), the Department of Trade and Industry (the DTI) and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF).

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    Analysis of additional protective measures for SA Sugar Association

    The South African Sugar Association (SASA) asked Genesis to assist by examining a concern expressed by the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) that SASA’s application for increased protection against imported sugar would harm consumers.

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    Trade-related analysis on poultry imports from USA

    Genesis has become an important source of independent analysis and advice to the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) and, through these engagements, also to decision-makers in South Africa’s International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC), the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF).

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    Objection to proposed Namibian quota on SA poultry

    Genesis was retained by the South African Poultry Association to provide expert advice on a number of economic issues raised by SAPA's objection to proposed Namibian quotas on poultry imports.

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    Scoping plan to strengthen financial integration in SADC

    Genesis was commissioned by an international aid agency to define the scope for the design of a new Regional Financial Integration (RFI) programme aimed at improving financial integration within SADC.

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    Objection to a proposed tariff on steel pipes

    Genesis was retained to provide expert economic analysis and support to Macsteel in its objection to a proposed import tariff increase for steel pipes by a supplier, Hall Longmore.

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    Financial modelling to assist cement investment

    Genesis was commissioned to advise a major South African cement producer on certain trade-related aspects of a complex investment decision.

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    Investment analysis for foreign sugar producer

    Genesis was retained to advise a foreign sugar producer on potential investments in the local sugar industry.

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