Unpacking why SA could lose R23.4bn of US exports

2015-10-01 10:51

South Africa is fighting to retain duty-free access for exports to the US worth as much as R23.4bn a year in a dispute that pits farmers in the two nations against each other.

Sappi cashes in on rand's demise

2015-09-18 07:08

Sappi, one of the first SA companies to report a positive rand impact, says the currency’s decline against the dollar is boosting earnings as its exports gain in value,.

Take heed of new customs laws - chamber

2015-06-01 15:55

SA businesses must understand the implications of changes to laws relating to customs and excise control, warns a business chamber.

Shock fall in China's March exports

2015-04-13 08:49

China's export sales have contracted 15% in March while import shipments fell at their sharpest rate since the 2009 global crisis, deepening growth concerns.

SA cuts citrus exports to Spain

2015-03-18 14:39

South Africa won’t be exporting any citrus to Spain for 2015, the Citrus Growers Association of Southern Africa says, placing added pressure on the industry.

US eases gadget export curbs to Sudan

2015-02-18 10:26

The United States has eased restrictions on the export of some personal telecommunications devices to Sudan such as smartphones and computers.

Russia: Minister calls for a watch on spending

2015-01-14 19:30

Russia must cut expenditure to cover what could be a more than $45bn drop in revenues this year if the average oil price is $50 a barrel.

Top W Cape exporters honoured

2014-12-05 09:34

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces its 2014 top exporter awards.

Lower SA growth slows container market

2014-11-19 14:06

Container movements into and out of South Africa has declined, showing SA needs to increase winning investments from international businesses, says an expert.

EU takes Russia to WTO over paper

2014-10-31 16:16

The European Union has launched a trade dispute at the World Trade Organisation to challenge Russia's treatment of European exports.


Botswana rough diamonds exports fall

2015-09-30 18:00

The value of rough diamonds exports from Botswana's mines has fallen 15% in the first six months of the year to $1.7bn.

SA current account gap eases to 4-yr low

2015-09-15 11:48

South Africa has posted its smallest current account deficit in four years as the weaker rand boosted exports and curbed consumers’ appetite for imports.

What would it take to free US oil exports?

2015-05-14 09:45

Lawmakers pushing to repeal the 1970s-era ban on US oil exports face a steep obstacle: The Obama administration sees no need to fully remove the restriction.

German exports to Russia down 35%

2015-03-25 13:30

German exports to Russia has slumped 35% in January, amid the country's worsening economic crisis, according to official figures published.

SA must stop blaming external factors - economist

2015-03-12 15:42

SA cannot blame its "dismal" GDP growth only on weak external demand, warns Goolam Ballim, chief economist of Standard Bank.

Japanese exports up 12.9% in Dec

2015-01-26 08:50

Japan's exports have jumped from a year earlier to ¥6.9trn in December for the fourth straight month of rise due to a weaker yen and rising vehicle shipments.

Ukraine buckles under gas pressure

2014-12-08 11:14

Ukraine expects Russia to resume supplies of gas after Kiev transferred a pre-payment of $378m to Gazprom, says the energy minister.

EU plan to fight Chinese exports dead - Italy

2014-11-21 17:20

A plan to fight unfair Chinese exports "is dead", Italy says, with the European Union split over how to deal with countries that dump goods in Europe.

Australia, China trade deal on the cards

2014-11-13 21:15

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Tasmania underscores Australia's push to ramp up agricultural exports, with the two countries set to sign a free trade agreement.

Brazil beef exports up on China, Russia demand

2014-10-12 15:15

Brazil beef exports have jumped, in part due to rising Russian demand as Moscow turns away from US and European sources in retaliation against sanctions.

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