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China’s exports and imports shrank more than expected in September, as existing US tariffs and the ongoing slowdown in global trade combined to undercut demand.
If the law is passed, the US could remove Hong Kong's special commercial status, potentially exposing it to tariffs on Chinese goods.
The farm where an outbreak of African Swine Fever has been reported in North West Province, near Zeerust, has been quarantined, says the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
The president, speaking to farmers on a wine estate in Stellenbosch, says he is a 'huge supporter' of business delegations accompanying him on official international trips.
CEO of the Citrus Growers Association Justin Chawick said in the statement that the rise in exports could bring job opportunities, more foreign exchange revenue and economic growth.
Agriculture is the main export from SA to the Netherlands, but there is room to strengthen ties, says Netherlands Ambassador to SA Han Peters.Agriculture is the main export f South Africa to the Netherlands, but there is room to strengthen trade ties between the countries, Netherlands Ambassador to SA Han Peters said.
Wool is one of SA's most important commodities, and a major trade partner has suspended imports, says Wandile Sihlobo.
We're producing, well, peanuts, says Wandile Sihlobo.
We are yet to see the overall 2018 agricultural exports value, but SA's top products were edible fruits, beverages (largely wine), spirits, vegetables and wool, says Wandile Sihlobo.
Richards Bay Coal Terminal has the capacity to ship 91m tons annually. Coal prices for Richards Bay last year rose above $100 per ton for the first time since 2012.
Late in August, we learned that the Zambian government had placed a price cap on maize, and justified its actions by noting its concerns over rising maize prices, says Wandile Sihlobo.
China controls a lion's share of the planet's rare-earth elements, which are hard to mine and used in everything from missile tech to smartphones.
In China - a grower of nearly half the world’s legal hemp - the sales of textile fibre made from the plant’s stalk - totalled US$1.2bn in 2017, says Wandile Sihlobo.
South African company Trellidor has designed a large sliding gate that has been rated the most secure in the world.
American whiskey exports have slumped in the second half of 2018, taking a blow from higher duties by the country’s trading partners following President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
A delegation from Saudi Arabia was in SA this week, and seemingly had an interesting engagement with Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana. says Wandile Sihlobo.
Rankings of the biggest growth stars in emerging markets sees India take top spot in the next decade, according to Oxford Economics.
In 2018, SA’s agricultural exports grew by 7% y/y to $10.6bn, a record since 2001, plus a a 21% y/y increase in SA's agricultural trade balance to a record $3.9bn, says Wandile Sihlobo.
Spain loves South Africa's avocados, while we are sending massive amounts of wattle bark to India.
Manufacturers are keen to cash in on the weakness of the rand, and in December they had a bumper month. These are the vehicles overseas markets are lapping up.
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