Aviation links among BRICS countries discussed

2019-05-29 18:52

The Regional Aviation Working Group of the South African Chapter recently hosted their counterparts in Johannesburg.

BRICS bank to up its lending to SA, plans to issue rand bonds

2019-04-02 07:57

The New Development Bank believes there are various opportunities for it in SA and it will scale up its projects as time goes on, according to its president.

SA to host BRICS bank annual meeting for the first time

2019-03-29 20:31

South Africa is hosting the 4th Annual Meeting of the BRICS New Development Bank in Cape Town, with the hope of showcasing projects the bank has funded, and for the bank's management to meet with potential investors to discuss long-term opportunities.

G-20 talks drag into final day with risk of laundry-list deal

2018-12-01 17:15

At one point this week, several Group of 20 negotiators threw their hands in the air and started talking openly about having no communique to present to their leaders today to sign.

Bruce Whitfield: From BRICS to BRATS – SA goes from great hope to laughing stock

2018-09-07 12:03

There have been times South Africa was lumped in with high-potential countries, through the acronym soup that started with BRIC. Now we're keeping less salubrious company.

Loans from China are no Faustian bargain, says President Cyril Ramaphosa

2018-08-23 07:58

President Cyril Ramaphosa said in its dealings with SA, China had not displayed any “imperialist tendencies” and that SA could see an imperialist coming from far away.

Motsepe: Give corporates a tax 'break'

2018-07-29 09:30

At the BRICS summit, Patrice Motsepe calls for tax incentives for businesses – similar to what mining houses used to enjoy – to encourage investment in the country.

Hard work left for SA to match other Brics economies

2018-07-27 07:00

South Africa must not suffer the illusion that it is the leader in Africa. Our primary focus should be on how best we can benefit from our membership of BRICS, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

BLSA calls on private sector to take advantage of Brics investment opportunities

2018-07-26 17:09

Business Leadership South Africa has called on the SA private sector to help build on the Brics Summit by taking advantage of the investment opportunities presented.

Energy transition may rock politics in Brics countries - Brian Dames

2018-07-25 21:00

Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames told an energy forum that current changes experienced by the energy industry could “destroy many aspects of what we know”.

 

BRICS bank loan ties in with Mboweni's focus on regional cooperation

2019-04-07 13:06

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has called on the New Development Bank to consider funding more infrastructure projects in the Southern Africa region.

Time for BRICS to expand membership, say New Development Bank governors

2019-04-01 16:12

It is time for the BRICS group of countries to expand its membership, delegates heard at the 4th annual meeting of the New Development Bank in Cape Town.

Bumper year ahead for junior miners - analyst

2019-02-08 14:46

BDO Canada’s Natural Resources Leader Bryndon Kydd holds an optimistic outlook for the mining sector in SA, and believes 2019 will be the best in a long time for junior miners.

Trump, the gift that keeps on giving

2018-09-16 06:03

Following a few “promising” summits, Brics has failed to live up to all the hype of a new global player contesting the status quo of the world political economy, writes Ntokozo Mthombeni.

Brics summit 'almost collapsed' because of legal threat against heads of state - Masutha

2018-08-29 14:07

South Africa's obligations under the Rome Statute as a member of the International Criminal Court stand in the way of government's international relations and diplomatic work, says the minister of justice.

US, China seek to restart talks to defuse trade war, sources say

2018-07-31 21:12

The US and China are trying to restart talks aimed at averting a full-blown trade war between the world’s two largest economies, two people familiar with the effort have said.

Make terms of Chinese loans to Eskom and Transnet public - Mills Soko

2018-07-28 08:00

Two Chinese banks concluded separate loans worth a combined R37bn with Eskom and Transet this week, but the interest charge on the debt has not been disclosed.

Brics declaration warns of 'unprecedented challenges' to global trade

2018-07-26 21:30

Brics countries meeting in Johannesburg have urged World Trade Organisation members to honour their commitments to a multilateral trading system.

SA needs more than just China

2018-07-25 22:41

South Africa shouldn't get carried away by the immense power, deep pockets and ideologically compatible message from Beijing, says Daniel Silke.

Brics Business Forum seeks to boost trade among five members

2018-07-25 20:04

The forum, established in 2013, meets throughout the year to deliberate and make recommendations to governments about business opportunities and trade imbalances.

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