EU-South Africa Summit due for tomorrow

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EYEAFRICA TV: Brussels, BELGIUM: The 7th bilateral summit between the European Union and South Africa will take place on Thursday 15 November in Brussels.

President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa will co-chair the Summit with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker.

Issues to be discussed at the Summit will include progress on the South Africa-EU Strategic Partnership; bilateral political, economic and development cooperation and regional and global issues.

South Africa is the only African country, and one of ten countries globally, that has a Strategic Partnership with the EU.

The EU is South Africa’s largest trading partner and largest foreign investor as a bloc, representing over 73 percent of total Foreign Direct Investment stocks in the country.

The EU has allocated €241 million to South Africa under the Multi-Annual Indicative Programme.

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