GETTING THE NATION ON THE MOVE IN THE RIGHT WAY IS KEY TO ECONOMIC GROWTH
Seamless transport is also about equity by providing our com-munities better access to job opportunities through high-quality multi-modal connections and door-to-door services. Transport is the engine of economic growth. For transport to promote a long term sustainable growth agenda, we need transport infrastructure.
Transport interconnectivity is key to a thriving economy and thereby improving the lives of our people.Download Newsletter : Getting the nation on the move
The aim of this newsletter is simple: Telling our own stories is important.
The beverage industry is comprised of some of the most innovative and well-respected companies in the world. Our presence is felt in every corner of every community in our country, from our products in the aisles of big and small grocery stores and restaurants, to our local delivery drivers who distribute them, to our support for community initiatives and more.
We’re an industry that takes extraordinary steps to be part of the solution, whether it’s helping meet a community’s needs, doing our part to address childhood obesity or making calories more understandable for consumers.Download Newsletter : First Edition 2017
In the ten months since the Health Promotions Levy (HPL) was introduced, it has put pressure on the local non-alcoholic industry in already difficult operating conditions, as well as raising prices for hard-pressed consumers. The net impact of the levy has been compounded by subdued economic growth in the country and higher input costs of raw materials and ingredients, in particular, sugar. Consequently, this is limited the opportunity for growth and job creation in the sector and has resulted in downward pressure on the full value chain.