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SA lacks ’progressive leadership’ to stop exportation of chrome ore, says NUM

#ICYMI SA lacks ’progressive leadership’ to stop exportation of chrome ore, says NUM

2021-08-01 12:35:00 AM

ICYMI SA lacks ’progressive leadership’ to stop exportation of chrome ore, says NUM

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Friday said the continued exportation of South Africa’s raw material, particularly chrome ore, is leading into a crisis as the nation continues to lose jobs.

“Right now, I am from a hardware. I was having a problem with my geyser and they (handymen) wrote down some of the things I needed to go and buy. Those things are made of chrome. I have the things here in my car. These things are not manufactured in South Africa,” said Montisetse.

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“We cannot say we don’t have the technology to manufacture these things. So the issue of beneficiation, in terms of our manufacturing, is what we are talking about. We want to retain a certain percentage of our products – be it platinum, gold, diamonds. Our diamonds are being taken out of the country and they come back through what is called American Swiss. That American Swiss represents American imperialism.”

Montisetse said the NUM wonders why that government cannot act fast to save the millions of jobs that are at stake.“The main problem with the government is that the economic policies are not designed in the country. They have to first get advice from Harvard University. Our government is told that once you impose tax, we are pulling out and so on. Look at what the man called Paul Kagame is doing. He has made a lot of progress because he is using the commodities from his own country. The Americans and the British do not like him, but he is making progress,” said Montisetse. headtopics.com

“We do not have progressive politicians in this country. We do not have people like Thomas Sankara and Samora Machel. We do not have those people who can impose tax on big business. This tax is only being imposed on workers.”With unemployment figures rising in South Africa amid growing coronavirus infections, lobby group SaveSA Smelters in June urged the government to speed up the implementation of the mooted tax on the export of raw ore, as it announced in October last year.

SaveSA Smelters convener Lindelani Nyathikazi said the proposed introduction of an export tax on chrome ore would help resuscitate the struggling industry that sources say employs about 68, 000 people.In October last year, the Cabinet announced that it was considering levying the export tax as part of a raft of measures to support domestic ferrochrome production and its chrome value-chain sector.

Nyathikazi said some people who were opposed to the tax on chrome ore were evidently supporting the “ransacking” of the country’s mineral resources without benefiting local communities.He reiterated that his organisation would not allow the country’s minerals to leave the country without benefiting citizens, and called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to make good on the Cabinet’s promise to protect the sector by imposing the tax with immediate effect.

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