BRICS ministers adopt new industrial action plan

2017-07-30 15:56

The industry ministers from the BRICS countries adopted a new action plan to deepen industrial cooperation, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

Merkel tells G20 leaders they must reach compromises

2017-07-07 15:18

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told leaders of the Group of 20 economic powers that millions of people are hoping they can help solve the world's problems.

SA's sovereign credit rating still a priority - Gigaba

2017-04-02 10:05

New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says that government is still committed to maintaining an investment grade credit rating.

INFOGRAPHIC: How SA minimum wage stacks up

2016-11-23 12:10

Take a look at this infographic, which highlights some interesting trends on minimum wages and CEO pay in South Africa.

2016 Gender equality report: SA shines, illustrates BRICS cultural divide

2016-10-27 18:51

SA's promotion of a non-sexist society has delivered progress, as the country edged up two slots to an impressive 15th of 144 countries in the WEF’s gender equality list.

Zuma off to Goa for Brics summit

2016-10-13 21:39

President Jacob Zuma will be travelling to Goa in India to attend a Brics summit this weekend, says his office.

DBSA eyes Brics bank and diversification

2016-09-25 06:29

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), which largely funds municipal infrastructure, is on the fence about the New Development Bank planned by the Brics group of countries.

SA urged to keep close watch on Brexit

2016-08-31 19:18

The government has been urged to engage with the UK’s political leadership to ensure all strategic agreements continue “seamlessly” after Brexit.

Brics eyes a new rating firm to rival big three

2016-06-27 09:12

The Brics nations are looking to set up a new credit-rating company in an effort to break the dominance of the big three developed-nation firms.

It's all about politics for today's EM investors

2016-03-29 13:23

The so-called BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - were seen as solid investments, but after commodities prices plummeted, political risk soared.


Emerging markets must expand their global networks

2017-07-08 06:00

Brics and other new global structures should not aim to compete with Western-led institutions but to collaborate and share expertise, writes Cas Coovadia.

INTERVIEW: Treasury DG downplays new rating agency

2017-04-05 17:02

Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile believes a new rating agency that is pro-South Africa will have very limited benefits for the country.

Nkoana-Mashabane China visit a 'success'

2017-02-19 22:21

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has declared her weekend visit to China a “success”.

SA became disliked after it joined Brics - Zuma

2016-11-19 10:00

President Jacob Zuma says South Africa was not liked globally because it was independent and chose to join the Brics group.

Zuma arrives in India for BRICS summit

2016-10-15 12:36

President Jacob Zuma arrived in Goa, India with his delegation for the 8th BRICS summit, his office said.

Slower growth, rivalries key issues at Brics summit

2016-10-13 18:57

Brics leaders will struggle to temper their tendency to compete in boosting their slowing economies when they meet for the 8th Brics Summit taking place in India.

India mulls sales tax changes

2016-09-12 12:45

An official says India's cabinet has approved the creation of a panel to determine details of a new national sales tax.

Gordhan takes stock at first Brics bank AGM

2016-07-21 20:30

The Brics bank has moved at an unprecedented rate to fund infrastructure and development projects in Brics and other emerging and developing economies, says Treasury.

BRICS GDP: Lessons from China – SA needs to reduce commodity dependence

2016-05-22 17:15

SA, like China, should implement significant policy changes to make its economy (and exchange rate) less dependent on commodity prices, says a statistical economist.

Corruption unites Zuma and Brazil's Rousseff

2016-03-18 21:00

Brazil and South Africa are united by political scandals and economic misfortune as their leaders fight corruption allegations that threaten their political careers.

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