China exports jump the most in two years

2017-04-13 09:11

China’s overseas shipments have jumped the most in two years as global demand held up.

Earnings from gold exports contract 25% in 2016

2017-03-23 13:41

Gold exports were up 175% in the fourth quarter of 2016, however exports and earnings for the year had declined.

Trade deficit improves by R9bn - SARS

2017-02-28 15:35

Data from the South African Revenue Service shows the R10bn trade deficit for January 2017 is an improvement of R9bn from the previous year.

Chamber of Mines slams unrepentant UN over erroneous report

2017-02-08 06:03

A report published by the United Nations about mis-invoicing in South Africa’s gold industry contained serious methodological errors and is now being challenged in a new report.

SA accounts for 79% of Zim's import bill

2017-01-20 15:36

Zimbabwe exported goods worth $2.8bn in 2016 against an import bill of $5.2bn, with at least $2.2bn worth of goods exported to South Africa, latest figures show.

Gold worth $19.5bn ‘unaccounted for’

2016-12-18 06:03

A veritable mountain of Ghanaian gold is the most likely reason for what looks like $19.5bn in unexplained illicit financial flows out of South Africa.

Rand hovers 9% below 15-year average - Sarb

2016-12-09 13:41

The rand’s recovery in the third quarter is still below the 15-year average, according to the research by the Reserve Bank.

China exports snap losing streak as imports surge

2016-12-08 13:10

China’s exports have gained, snapping a seven-month losing streak, as a cheaper yuan aided foreign purchasing.

US economic growth rebounds on boost from exports

2016-10-28 17:00

US economic growth has picked up after an uninspiring first half of the year as a build in inventories and a jump in exports helped cushion softer household spending.

Inspirational story from Paris: SA crafting entrepreneurs going global

2016-09-11 13:40

Basket weavers Binky Newman and Heather Moore tell their own success story and give ideas on how a small business can grow into the global export market.


Rallying rand sweet news for Zim exporters

2017-03-24 12:10

The rallying rand has been sweet news for Zimbabwean exporters, whose products will now be more competitive against those from South Africa.

SA current account deficit narrows to 1.7% of GDP

2017-03-22 11:08

Improved dividend receipts, higher commodity prices and improved demand for domestic goods helped reduce the current account deficit, says the Reserve Bank.

China exports surge ahead of trade friction risk

2017-02-10 10:01

China’s overseas shipments have rebounded in January with exports to the US rising, just as it braces for potential trade frictions under Donald Trump’s presidency.

SA records trade deficit for 2016 despite massive Dec surplus

2017-01-31 16:32

Although SA recorded a surprisingly huge trade balance surplus of R12.04bn in December 2016, the year-to-date deficit for the whole of 2016 was R2.92bn, says Sars.

China’s exports remain tepid as Trump trade challenge looms

2017-01-13 08:49

China’s exports have remained subdued as soft global demand weighed on sales, as it braces for potential trade frictions with the US under a Donald Trump presidency.

SA slaps huge import tax on EU chicken legs

2016-12-15 13:57

The government has slapped a safeguard duty of 13.9% on frozen chicken legs imported from the European Union to help the ailing local industry.

SA current-account gap widens as exports fall

2016-12-09 13:16

The current-account deficit has widened as exports in mining and factory produce fell due to weaker international demand and a stronger rand.

Exports down more than 25% for third quarter - StatsSA

2016-12-06 18:58

Exports dropped by more than 25%, resulting in an international trade deficit of R44bn for the third quarter of the year.

Guinness Nigeria to export to South Africa

2016-09-14 11:45

Guinness Nigeria is planning to increase exports to improve sales and generate more foreign exchange as the brewer battles to overcome an economic slump in its home market.

Eurozone growth bolstered by exports, investment stalls

2016-09-06 13:30

A surge in eurozone exports has driven economic growth as domestic spending slowed, according to data published by the European Union’s statistics office.

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