Tariff hikes on cards as Nersa gives Eskom 4 years to recover R32.69bn

2018-10-02 18:56

The National Energy Regulator has given Eskom four years to recover R32.69bn, as part of the 3rd Multi-Year Price Determination Regulatory Clearing Account.

What happened this week in the world economy and what it means

2018-09-14 15:30

To mark a decade after the Lehman Brothers collapse, the global economy instead received a very mixed scorecard this week, with developed markets getting good news, emerging markets finding building stresses, and everyone bracing for the next fragile steps on trade.

WATCH: US China impose new tariffs on each other as talks resume

2018-08-23 13:48

The US and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods in the middle of trade talks aimed at averting the worsening conflict between the world’s two biggest economies.

Sugar price rises to protect local industry

2018-08-19 11:09

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies this week endorsed a massive hike in protection for the sugar industry following a recommendation from the International Trade Administration Commission.

It's getting harder for companies to escape Trump's China duties

2018-07-24 16:29

US companies and industry groups are returning to Washington this week in an increasingly futile effort to get relief from President Donald Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports.

US plans uranium import probe that may lead to tariffs

2018-07-18 08:03

The Trump administration plans to open an investigation into whether uranium imports are harming national security, a move that could lead to tariffs on foreign shipments of the metal.

Eskom reacts to concerns raised at Nersa hearings

2018-04-17 15:56

Eskom tells Nersa and stakeholders that it is dealing decisively with executives and employees who have been accused of engaging in fraud and corruption.

Cosatu rejects above-inflation tariff hikes to bail out ‘drug addict’ Eskom

2018-04-16 13:43

Cosatu is calling for inflation-based tariff hikes for electricity, the reinstatement of an Eskom war room and the development of a sustainable development plan for the state-owned power utility.

MTN prepaid voice tariffs jump as new price structure kicks in

2018-03-23 15:02

MTN prepaid customers can expect to fork out up to an extra 41 cents per minute, as the mobile network adopts a new prepaid tariff price structure.

Eskom reviewing impact of lower tariff increase

2018-01-12 12:08

The power utility says it is still studying the impact of the lower tariff increase it was granted by Nersa in December.

 

Global brand warns of rising prices over Trump’s tariffs

2018-09-19 08:34

The trade war arrived at Sun Y Park’s doorstep the day a letter from Samsonite International SA was delivered to her Manhattan luggage and leather goods shop.

WATCH: SA farmers to fight US over cheap chicken imports

2018-08-30 14:14

President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium has revived the years-long poultry tussle between the US and SA, with farmers now calling for higher import tariffs on US chicken.

Trump says China no longer on quick path to be bigger than US

2018-08-23 07:18

President Donald Trump said China’s economy is no longer on a swift pace to be larger than the US, a comment likely to stoke concerns in Beijing.

WATCH: Made in China - When Trump's tariffs boomerang

2018-07-26 13:05

Banners for US President Donald Trump's second-term campaign are ready to ship, emblazoned with the words 'Keep America Great!' But they're made in eastern China and soon could be hit by punitive tariffs of Trump's own making.

Highlights from the G-20 Summit in Buenos Aires this weekend

2018-07-23 22:11

Finance ministers and central bankers from the top 20 economies of the world on Sunday ended two days of talks in Buenos Aires.

Eskom challenges energy regulator's 5.23% tariff increase

2018-06-12 19:59

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa has confirmed Eskom is challenging its decision to grant the power utility a 5.23% tariff increase, through the courts.

Tariff hikes not the solution for Eskom, Nersa hears

2018-04-17 14:08

There are better ways to address Eskom’s liquidity problems, the director of electricity distribution and generation at the City of Cape Town has told Nersa.

Businesses fuming over 'unilateral' duties hike

2018-04-12 17:39

A duties increase on trade goods signed off under former minister of finance Malusi Gigaba has captains of local industry seeing red over the costs it will add to their business operations.

Eskom operating costs could have been R85bn lower - OUTA

2018-03-06 17:49

Had Nersa challenged Eskom more over the past decade, the power utility could have been operating at costs R85bn lower than it does currently, claims OUTA.

Eskom postpones interim results after tariff knock

2017-12-21 15:03

Eskom has postponed its interim results announcement until early next year in order to study the effect its granted tariff hike will have on its finances.

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