Africa is a key place of interest for Trump, US official says

2019-06-24 07:00

Sub-Saharan African countries eligible for the African Growth and Opportunity Act have to commit to protecting private property rights, a State Department official has said.

We will all be losers if we lose AGOA, Parly hears

2018-09-13 17:27

Setting aside AGOA will have dire consequences, the department of trade and industry says.

Concern over SA's preferential access to US market after Trump’s land tweet

2018-08-25 08:15

Alarm bells have been rung about South Africa’s preferential access to US markets under AGOA following US President Donald Trump's tweet.

Davies calls for Trump tariff exemptions, warns against car levies

2018-07-16 13:24

The Minister of Trade and Industry says he has made the case that imports of steel and aluminium from SA would not impact US national security, at a meeting with his US counterparts in Washington DC.

Agoa vital for German companies in SA - CEO

2017-02-03 17:56

German companies in SA will be watching developments regarding the future of Agoa with keen interest, says the CEO of the SA-German Chamber of Commerce.

Impact of poultry regulations will be known in February

2017-01-22 09:29

The beleaguered poultry industry says it will only know what impact the new regulations that restrict the amount of brine allowed in frozen chicken pieces have had by the end of February.

Poultry producers to face tight margins in 2017

2017-01-06 12:44

South Africa’s poultry industry is facing several challenges, beyond the consequences of upholding the Agoa agreement with the US.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-11-14 07:34

What does Donald Trump’s victory mean for emerging markets, including SA? What other events will be affecting markets this week?

How Trump policies could hit SA economy

2016-11-09 15:33

The Agoa trade agreement, which was difficult to renegotiate under the Obama presidency, could possibly be even more problematic with Trump in the White House.

US chicken is safe for SA - world poultry council chief

2016-10-05 07:47

South African consumers can rest assured that US chicken is produced to the highest standards possible and is safe to eat, says a US poultry body.


Poultry industry takes on US chicken quota as court case brews

2018-09-17 15:57

The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) wants the government to review the quota of US poultry imports, following the imposition of tariffs on local aluminium and steel products.

US embassy not spooked by land reform - Rob Davies

2018-09-05 15:58

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says land expropriation was not a major point of discussion when his department met with the US embassy.

AGOA will not collapse over Trump tweet, insists Mokonyane

2018-08-23 15:10

'It’s unfortunate that the first citizen of the United States can just go out and say that we have changed the Constitution on land just like that,' the minister of communications told reporters in Cape Town.

Davies vows to rescue SA's ailing poultry industry

2017-02-15 18:34

South Africa’s poultry industry will be protected against the “surge of imports” otherwise there may be no industry left, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

State, industry fight to save the chicken

2017-01-22 13:04

Rains bring some relief, but foreign chickens have come home to roost.

Poultry importers cry foul

2017-01-22 06:55

South Africa’s chicken importers believe that they and the cheap cuts they provide to a predominantly black and poor market are being given a raw deal.

The markets in Trump's uncertain world

2016-11-17 12:15

Despite many predicting that the world would end when Donald Trump won the US presidential election, it didn't. In fact, the market surged higher with ferocity it has not shown in a long time. Or did it?

Trump won't undo Agoa, says CEO

2016-11-10 19:59

Trump's US election victory may not have an immediate effect on South African businesses, says outgoing CEO of the Black Business Council, Mohale Ralebitso.

Agoa: Many can still benefit

2016-10-27 12:42

The African Growth and Opportunity Act has not led to the roaring trade participants expected. Certain industries and certain countries have benefitted more than others, and this needs to change.

What you didn't know about US chicken sold in SA – it's halaal

2016-10-03 06:52

Certain US chicken portions entering South Africa under the US African Growth and Opportunity Act are halaal, one of the top poultry producers has disclosed.

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