Mr Rob Davies

National Assembly

Rob Davies

About Rob Davies

Mr Davies is currently serving as the Minister of Trade and Industry. He was born on 12 May 1948. He holds a Doctorate degree in Political Studies from the University of Sussex; Masters degree in International Relations from the University of South Hampton in United Kingdom. He has been a Member of Parliament since 1994, after serving both the African National Congress (ANC) and South African Communist Party (SACP) with distinction. The Minister worked as a Professor and Co-Director of Centre for Southern African Studies at University of the Western Cape (UWC). During this period, he undertook policy research for ANC and Southern African Development Community (SADC). He was a member of the South African Ministerial delegation to World Trade Organization (WTO) in Seattle in 1999; Doha in 2001; Cancun in 2003; and Hong Kong in 2005. Source: (gov.za)

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 5 meetings

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 5 meetings

2016 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 2 meetings

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Research / Non Profit Institute for African Alternatives

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
Unknown Pen Oman Minister of Commerce
R350 3 X DVD's Mr Anant Singh
R350 2 Shirts (Clothing Summit Durban) Organisers ( Clothing Summit Durban)
R250 1 pair of sandals Organisers (Visit to Labora factory Durban)
R250 artwork bowl NAACAM
R250 Candle, Spice Hamper Swaziland Minister of Finance
R300 Pen , Wallet Organisers(Manufacturing Indaba)

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Cape Town Apartment
Velddrift: Western Cape House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
Institute For African Alternatives Research/Publishing - Non profit

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R300 Round Silver plate Ambassador of Palestine
R350 Basket of easter eggs, sweets, etc. Tigerbrands
R200 Pinotage wine Agro Processing Unit - Dti
Unknown Gienfiddich - single malt Scotch Whisky - product of Scotland Embassy of China
R400 Coffees of India Johnnie Walker Black label - aged 12 years - llt. High Commissioner of India
Unknown Bott. of Belalco Vodca Ambassador of Belarus
R1 000 5 x DVD's Videovision
Unknown Gerald Genta watch, cufflinks, ring and prayer beads During state visit to Saudi Arabia
R78 000 Attendance at WIPO Conference - Geneva WIPO

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Cape Town 3 Bedroomed Apartment
Velddrif 3 Bedroomed House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Private Annuity Liberty Life

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Research/Publishing non-profit making Institute for African Alternatives

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R1 000 each 2 Cellphones Huawei
R300.00 3 Shirts SACTWU
R350.00 Dates/glass statue SA Saudi Arabia Joint Commission
R350.00 Book "Mandela The Authorised Portrait" Memela Pratt
R190 each 3 DVD's "Mandela Long walk to Freedom" Anant Singh
R300.00 Kremlin Russian Vodka Russian Ambassador
R350.00 Art work Tie Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh
R450.00 3 Books "The way I see it" Alan Sugar "Young Afrika" Reinhild Niebuhr "Being African" Mandlvamba Rukuni Unati Speirs
R1 500.00 Turkish coffee maker CEO Defy
R350.00 Classique 2012 Vintage [Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot] Ambassador of Palestine
R100.00 Drinking bottle [hot or cold beverages] Ambassador of Switzerland
R500.00 Meerlust, 2013 Chardonnay Meerlust, 2009 Rubicon - Meerlust Estate, Stellenbosch Stavros Nicolaou
R190 each 4 DVD's Anant Singh
R300.00 Lindt chocolates Amka Products
R350.00 Portrait in commemoration of visit Tata Steel
R300.00 Round silver plate Ambassador of Palestine
R350.00 Basket of easter eggs, sweets, etc. Tigerbrands
R200.00 Pinotage wine Agroprocessing Div. dti
R300.00 Book "Liberation Diaries, reflections on 20 yrs of democracy" Anglo American
R400.00 Hamper basket Tiger Brands

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Century City - CPT 3 Bedroomed Flat
Velddrif - WC 3 Bedroomed House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Private Annuity - Liberty Life

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
[NPO] Institute for African Alternative Research publishing

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R300 3 x Shirts SACTWU
R350 Dates; glass statue SA Saudi Arabia Joint Commission
R350 Book "Mandela The Authorised Portrait" Memela Pratt
R190 each 3 x DVD's "Mandela Long walk to freedom" Anant Singh
R300 Kremlin Russian Vodka Russian Ambassador
R350 Artwork; tie Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh
R200 Watson shoes Visit to shoe factory shop
R350 Jamaica Rum Appleton Estate PM of Jamaica
R350 Shoes Sasol
Unknown Pen - Amber collection Ministry of Economy
R300 Conversations with myself - Mandela Mr Stavros Nicolau
R300 Turkish delight sweets; Johnny Walker red label; diary Turkish Ambassador
R150 Book 'Solution Revolution" Chief Executive -Deloitte and Touche
Unknown Vodka, Russian standard/Pysshnn Ctahoapt Russian Ambassador
Unknown Breakfast bowls for 2 [red with red napkins] Apple diet meal recipe Amb. of Switzerland
R300 Algerian dates 2 bott wine [1] Domaine de Saitn Augustin ; "La Confession" 750ml x 2 Amb. of Algeria
R600 4 DVD's "Shadow Dancer", "Seven Psychopaths"; "Song for Marion"; "360" Anant Singh
R1 000 each 2 Cellphones Huawei
R450 3 books "The way I see it" Alan Suger "Young Afrika" Reinhild Niebuhr "Being Afrikan" Mandivamba Rukuni Unati Speirs
R200 DVD's IDC
Champagne, champagne glasses R2 500 Mr V Reddy
R150 Plate Official opening of Tellumat Western Cape
R580 Carol Boyes stainless steel sugar bowl Sugar Association
R500 eerlust red 2011/Meerlust Estate Stellenbosch gift set:Cardhu single malt; Schotch whiskey[12years] glass Amb. of Palestine
+-R8 000 Hotel accommodation Attend Gupta wedding
+-R2 000 VIP tickets [Cape Town Jazz Festival] Sekunjalo

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Century City 3 Bedroomed Flat

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Non-profit Research Organisation Institute for African Alternatives

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R200 DVDs IDC
Unknown Champagne, champagne glasses Mr V Reddy
R150 Plate Official opening of Tellumat Western Cape - owners
R580 Carol Boyes stainless stell lsugar bowl Sugar Association
R200 Watson shoes Visit to Shoe Factory shop
R350 Jamaica Rum Appleton Estate PM of Jamaica
Unknown Watch Swiss Federal Commissioner of the Economy
Unknown Pen Swiss Federal Commissioner of Foreign Affairs
Unknown Camera Japanese Ambassador
Unknown Digital camera, dvds CCCTV
Unknown Seagull watch FOCAC - China (organisers]
Unknown Souvenir - traditional box Japanese Deputy Minister
R300 Rum and coffee Ministers of Foreign Trade Infrastructure and Metallic Industries
R200 Cigars Exhibitors Havana Trade Fair
Unknown Painting Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce [Jamaica]
Unknown Souvenir bowl Minister of Trade [singing of MOU with Iraq]
R250 2 bott of Wine Members of delegation [Wine and Brandy Industry]
Unknown VIP tickets - CPT Jazz Sekunjalo
R8 000 Hotel accommodation Organisers [Gupta Wedding]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Goodwood 3 Bedroom Flat

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Non-profit Research Organisation Institute of African Alternatives

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
Unknown DVD [E'Lollipop] Dr Sankie-Mthembi Mahanyele
Unknown Flashdisk Namibian Ministry of Finance
Unknown Teas, Souvenir Organisers - Korea Expo
Unknown Book Gordon Institute of Business
Unknown Flashdisk, Pen SACU Regional Conference
Unknown Souvenir - book Cape Chamber
Unknown Gift pen set SA Tourism event New Zealand
Unknown Package of dates Amb. of Saudi Arabia
Unknown Bottle of wine, souvenir Wesgro
Unknown Souvenirs JHB Motor Show
Unknown Paper folder SABS
Unknown Souvenir UAE Minister of Foreign Trade
Unknown Watch State visit to Oman [President of UAE]
Unknown Watch Sultan of Oman
Unknown 2 Night stay at Chobe Lodge Botwana Chamber of Commerce
Unknown Pen set UN COP17 [Unido]
Unknown Slow Cooker UN COP17 [Unilever]
Unknown Set of pots UN COP17 [Opening of Unilever factory]
Unknown Book - Tutu Xmas gift from Aspen
4 DVDs, book Tutu Anant Singh [Xmas gift from Videovision]
Unknown Golf umbrella Group Five [Xmas gift]
Bott. of wine - JEM 2007 Amb. of Korea [Xmas gift]
Unknown Thai silk Deputy PM Thailand
Unknown Souvenir Organisers [Korean Knowledge Sharing programme]
Unknown Shirt Cuban Ambassador
Unknown 2 DVDs "My hunter's heart", "The first grader" Anant Singh [Videovision]
Unknown Souvenir Saudi Chamber of Commerce
Unknown Souvenir decorated box Indian Minister of Trade [Min. Sharma]
Unknown Goods related to IDC projects [Gift pack] IDC
Unknown Souvenir Dubai Chamber of Commerce
Unknown Swiss chocolates and pocket knife Swiss Chamber organisers
Unknown Pen & business card holder CathSSeta [Xmas gift]
Unknown Pen & chocolates WTO Ministerial Geneva
Unknown Table napkin holders & chocolates Nestle [Xmas gift]
Unknown Ceramic Vase Safal
Unknown Souvenir Min. of Economic Planning - Saudi Arabia
Unknown Souvenir Min. of Economic & Mineral Resources - Turkey

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Goodwood 3 Bedroom Flat

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Non-profit research organisation Institute for African alternatives

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
Unknown Wine, souvenir award Demonstration Centre]
Unknown Tickets dti - Ministry of Sport
Unknown Books, souvenir Organisers [Global Forum]
Unknown Book 'Africa Crude Continent" Duncan Clarke
Unknown Lindie Clark CEO Metropolitan
Unknown Souvenir pack of cards Sahara Computers
Unknown Picture frame, clock souvenir Dinner gift
Unknown Mohair cloth and Lesotho hat Minister of Trade - Lesotho
Unknown Flourescent light bulbs Phillips
Unknown Silk scarf and souvenirs Fund
Unknown Sony 10 megapixel camera Chinese Amb. to SA
Unknown 9pc Tea Set Republic of China
Unknown Blanket, Conference bag SACTWU Congress
Unknown Decanter Durban [Organisers]
Unknown Souvenir Delegation
Unknown Souvenir NGK Ceramics
Unknown Solar torch Delegation]
Unknown DVD "My hunter's heart" Anant Singh
Unknown 2 Boxes of coffee Official visit to Kenya with DP
Unknown Stationery pack Mrs Moremi [Sec. of SACU]
Unknown Ricotta cake Amb. of Italy
Unknown 2 Bott. of wine Phillipine Amb.
Unknown Box of cigars, shirt Min. Rodrigo Diaz
Unknown DVDs Videovision Anant Singh
Unknown Wine Apen Pharmacare
Unknown Pen, pencil, small wallet Nexus travel
Unknown Box of sweets/nuts Amka Products
Unknown 2 Bott of Wine Indian High Commission
Unknown Leather bag EAAB]
Unknown Picture 2010 World Cup of Soccer City Aveng Group
Unknown Bottle of Rum, cigars Amb. of Cuba
Unknown Bank 2010" DBSA
Unknown Basket of savouries Amb. of China
Unknown Box of dates Amb. of Tunisia
Unknown Souvenir Indian Minister of Trade
Unknown Tickets Indian Minister of Trade
Unknown 3 Tickets SA Cricket Board
Unknown Drinking glasses Dr Rob Adam
Unknown Teas/Coffee package Essential Concepts
Unknown Model car BMW coupe BMW Dinner [Organisers]
Unknown Electric drill Wuttenberg
Unknown Carved souvenir Indian Minister Sharma
Unknown Artwork Claudine Munari
Unknown Souvenir Indian Minister Sharma
Unknown Filofax folder and pen SANAS
Unknown Shawl Pakistan High Commissioner
Unknown Rug [Organisers]
Unknown Souvenir Brazilian Minister of Sport
Unknown DVD [E'Lollipop] Mahanyele
R374 Brautigam Sasol SA
R374 Souvenir, Wine, Tea Minister Sharma
R374 Wine Organisers - WECBOF
R374 Pen & Pencil set SABS
R374 Laptop bag and tie [Organisers]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Goodwood 3 Bedroom Flat

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Non-profit research organisation Institute for African Alternatives

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
" Glass vase Czech Dep. Minister
" Vodka Polish delegation
" Jersey and t-shirt Factory Management [Monviso]
" Pen/Pencil set EDI Holdings
" Replica VW model souvenir Volkswagen
" Dates UAE Embassy
" Pen and book SAIIA Presentation Wits University
" Souvenir Iranian Minister of Mines
" Black label Johnnie Walker Whisky Taipei Liaison Office in RSA
" Pen/pencil set Dr B Mehlomakulu SABS
" Gift basket Ambassador of Cuba
" Pen M Moosa African Romance
" Wine Cape Winelands district municipality
" Basket Amb. of Japan
" Wine DIRCO
" Souvenir Cape Regional Chamber of Commerce
" Book/dvd Austrian business delegation
" Carving Tanzania Minister - Mary Nagu
" Promotional items t-shirt, cooler, bag, cap, etc. FIFA
" Wine Constituency visit Worcester
" Basket Amb. of Japan
" Wine DIRCO
Unknown Crystal ornament Slovak Dep. Minister
Unknown Picture frame Mr Jiang Yaoping - Ministry of Commerce
Unknown Silver plate French Minister
Unknown replica Bell truck souvenir Guy Harris - Bell equipment
Unknown 3 DVDs Anant Singh
Unknown Silver engraved cup BP Southern Africa
Unknown Tea, coffee, traditional cloth Kenyan Minister
Unknown Book by Robin Sharma Memela Prait and Assocs
Unknown Gift basket Avusa Media
Unknown Gift basket Eskom
Unknown Bottle of Rum HC of Trinidad and Tobago - Dr W Mahabir
Unknown White bathrobe Peermont Hotel Casino Resort
Unknown Red tie Confederation of India Industry
Unknown Blanket, shirt, cap, jacket Organisers [SACTWU]
Unknown Linen Sarah Dien - FER in Egypt
Unknown Cufflinks, Gift box, tea, coffee, nuts US Agriculture Minister
Unknown Wine Organisers [American Chamber of Business]
Unknown Book HIP Alliance
Unknown Souvenir Min Sharma [India]
Unknown Wine Anant Singh
Unknown Aniversary Book Mr Scajola
Unknown Picture Anant Singh
Unknown Round patterned plate Organisers [Doha WTO]
Unknown Souvenir plate and book on Ghandi Mr Sharma [Doha WTO]
Unknown Pen/pencil set Gemalto
Unknown DVDs, booklets Cape Film Commission
Unknown Wine Keynote speaker at Constituency Launch Renaming Ceremony
Unknown Souvenir Attend Corporate Council on Africa Washington USA
Unknown Overnight hotel accommodation at Hyatt Hotel, Rosebank BMW Press Conference
Unknown Cake Chinese Embassy
Unknown Cup cakes Economic Division Taipei Office
R500 Exclusive books gift voucher SACCI
R500 Book, souvenir Delegation from Florida, Miami
R500 Flowers, souvenirs Keynote address at dti technology awards
R500 Coffee table book Constituency visit, Langeberg
R500 Cellphone, pens, conference bag FOCAC Sharm el Shaik Egypt
R500 Souvenir Egyptian Minister of Investment
R500 Teabag gift set Unicore Trading
R500 Silk tie Leeum Art Shop
R500 Ceramic bowl Brait Group
R500 Bottle of red wine Stavros Nicolaou
R500 Souvenir Thai Minister
R500 Souvenir Bangladesh Minister
R500 6 DVDs Videovision Entertainment
R500 Leather wallet; key holder and small bowl Vienna Ambassador
R500 Gift basket Ambassador of China
R500 Book Minister of Finance
R500 Book HSRC
R500 Blanket, shirt, tie NUMSA
R500 Souvenir Swiss State Secretary
R500 Pen set, computer accessories SACU organisers
R500 3 Bott. of wine Wines of South Africa
R500 Decorated vuvuzela Guy Harris
R500 Souvenir Patrice Motsepe
R500 Souvenir Minister Anand Sharma
R500 Wine, souvenir award Organisers: Launch of Soshanguve Manufacturing Demonstration Centre
R500 Book Minister of Finance
R500 Souvenir DM of Trade, Brazil
R500 Wine, golf shirt SA-EU Summit Kleinmond
R500 Corkscrew set, alarm clock, wallet Durban Chamber of Commerce Exporter of Year Awards
R500 Carving Tanzania Minister - Mary Nagu

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Century City, Goodwood Normal Flat

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 31 Oct 2014

    THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN REPLY Question 2164 Mr G. G. Hill-Lewis (DA) to ask the Minister of Trade and Industry: Has his department undertaken any study on the impact of the imposition of export taxes on (a) the balance of trade, (b) exchange rate and (c) employment in ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 24 Oct 2014

    THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY QUESTION FOR WRITTEN REPLY Question 2145 Mr G G Hill-Lewis (DA) to ask the Minister of Trade and Industry: Has his department undertaken any economic modelling on the effect of the proposed policy of securing preferential local pricing of raw materials on (a) employment in the mining ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 20 Oct 2014

    THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY QUESTION FOR WRITTEN REPLY 567. Mr D W Macpherson (DA) to ask the Minister of Trade and Industry: With reference to the six fishing boats that he handed to the fishing co-operatives of Ocean View and Masiphumelele in March 2013, (a) what was the initial purchase cost ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Anc. 22 Jul 2014

    Chairperson, I think we have had an indication of the spectrum of opinion on these matters, which actually leads me to believe that we are on the right track. To start off with the DA, I think that they have been showing themselves to be very good at describing the ...

  • Appropriation Bill 22 Jul 2014

    Chairperson, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, it's a pleasure to be sharing this Budget Vote debate with our colleagues from the Ministry of Small Business Development. This particular Budget Vote debate is taking this format because a number of the programmes that will be transferred to the Ministry and Department ...

All Plenary Appearances