ARTICLES RELATING TO EXPORTS

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.

China exports remain subdued as import drop fuels concern

2016-08-08 12:00

China’s exports have remained sluggish last month, signaling tepid global demand, while deteriorating imports raise concern domestic conditions may be weakening anew.

SA export growth beats regional average - WTO

2016-07-21 16:34

Africa’s exports experienced a 30% drop in dollar terms in 2015, but South Africa experienced a less marked decline than the regional average, according to a UN report.

 

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.

Transnet Port Terminals celebrates iron ore milestone

2016-08-19 18:15

Transnet Port Terminals marked a historic iron ore export milestone for its Saldanha operations.

Weak rand helps boost trade surplus as 2016 exports up 11%

2016-07-29 14:32

South Africa's trade surplus narrowed to R12.53bn in June from R18.37bn in May, but overall exports are much improved from 2015 figures, Sars has revealed.

Invoice fraud rife in SA gold exports - UN report

2016-07-20 20:06

South Africa was fingered in a report for flagrant discrepancies between its official trade statistics of gold exports versus records of its trading partners.

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