Eskom: High Court dismissed our application on urgency, not merit

2020-02-10 16:38

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed Eskom’s urgent application to implement electricity tariff hikes of 16.6% and 16.7% over the next two years. Now the utility awaits the next phase of the proceedings.

Trump says China trade deal is possible as tariff hike nears

2019-05-10 07:49

US President Donald Trump on Thursday insisted a trade deal with China was still possible to reach this week, even as he reiterated plans to raise tariffs on Chinese goods within hours.

Eskom on new tariffs: We will decide how to address revenue shortfall

2019-03-07 17:44

Eskom's board will decide how to address the financial shortfall after the National Energy Regulator granted lower than applied for electricity price tariffs for the next three financial years.

Sanco calls for civic action to stop 'devastating' Eskom tariff hike

2019-02-18 14:34

The civic organisation released a statement on Monday in which it rejected Eskom’s request for a 15% tariff hike. The energy regulator has held public hearings about the tariff hike between January and February in various provinces around the country.

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.


Zim mulls tariff hike as electricity becomes 'very big problem'

2019-07-16 17:39

Energy Minister Fortune Chasi said on Monday that his department was considering a tariff review, or cutting off electricity supply to debtors.

Sunday Read: Electricity costs will rocket way beyond 13.8%. Here’s why

2019-03-10 09:27

Eskom was granted only a 13.8% increase for 2019/20 instead of the 15% it had applied for. Don't sigh with relief too quickly, says Ferial Haffajee.

Eskom tariff hikes: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

2019-03-07 09:11

Nersa will on Thursday announce the price of electricity for the next three years after Eskom applied for increases of between 15% and 17%.

Energy regulator to start hearings on electricity tariffs

2019-01-14 06:25

The National Energy Regulator of SA, which sets prices and tariffs for power utility Eskom, will hold a series of nationwide public hearings on what South Africans will be paying for electricity.

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.

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