Govt approves import tariff hike on chicken portions

2020-03-13 15:04

On Friday new tariffs on imported chicken portions were published in the Government Gazette.

A quick guide to what Trump's 94-page trade deal with China included — and left out

2020-01-17 16:33

The text offered for the first time the details of what will be expected in a new chapter of relations between the two largest economies.

IT'S OFFICIAL: Trump signs China trade deal

2020-01-16 05:41

The move would be the first tangible sign of de-escalation in a trade dispute that has weighed on the world's largest economies for nearly two years.

The US government listed Black Panther's Wakanda as an official free-trade partner

2019-12-19 16:18

US agriculture officials added the fictional African nation and its supposed exports to test their Tariff Tracker, but neglected to remove it.

US president Donald Trump just slapped tariffs on Brazil and Argentina to try and dig himself out of a problem he created

2019-12-03 08:57

Some economists say Trump is attempting to pressure Argentina and Brazil to limit their cooperation with China as it buys more of their goods.

The US and China clash over key trade issues as Trump threatens more tariffs

2019-11-15 08:24

China has resisted key US demands including agricultural quotas and efforts to scale back the forced transfer of technology.

Eskom owed over R600m in back payments from neighbouring countries

2019-11-07 14:17

Debtors include the national power utilities of Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mozambique.

Trump reportedly green lighted some US firms to do business with Huawei ahead of US-China trade talks

2019-10-11 10:00

The US government blacklisted the Chinese telecoms titan in May, banning US firms from doing business with it.

Apple's Mac Pro tariff relief requests approved despite Trump opposition

2019-09-22 19:15

Apple gained US approval to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports for the upcoming Mac Pro computer, even though President Donald Trump indicated the company's waiver requests would be rejected.

The ever-escalating trade war with China has brought the US to the brink of recession, a top economist warns

2019-09-04 09:24

Trade tensions over the last week show "25% is not a ceiling on tariffs" and makes business outlooks less certain, wrote Seth Carpenter of UBS.


Eskom warns it might have to raise its debt levels further

2020-02-25 12:57

Eskom officials told the National Energy Regulator of South Africa that it would have to raise debt levels if its regulatory clearing account application is not granted.

China's economy grew at the slowest pace in nearly 30 years as Trump's trade war bites

2020-01-17 15:09

The drop from 6.6% growth in 2018 reflected a raft of challenges. China's birth rate and manufacturing investment also dropped to record lows.

Chamber slams Eskom's tariff application as 'arrogant'

2019-12-23 09:27

The president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry says the power utility wanted to exempt itself from the consequences of recent spates of load shedding.

US president Donald Trump's administration proposes slapping new tariffs on R34 billion worth of French goods to retaliate against big tech tax

2019-12-03 14:02

Critics said the tax has disproportionately hit large-scale technology companies that are based in the US.

US president Donald Trump's trade war is hurting China's economy, but it's giving Beijing an opportunity it never dreamed of

2019-11-25 10:51

With the White House more concerned about trade than anything else, China has been able to accomplish other goals with little US interference.

Donald Trump’s trade war cost China R516 billion this year and raised US prices, UN says

2019-11-11 08:32

The trade war wiped out billions of dollars in the first half of the year and significantly raised prices for households.

Trade wars could slow global growth to weakest pace since financial crisis, IMF warns

2019-10-16 11:03

Trade tensions could push the world economy to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis a decade ago, the IMF warned Tuesday.

WATCH: US wins backing for tariffs on Europe

2019-10-03 21:31

The United States won approval on Wednesday to slap import tariffs on $7.5bn worth of European goods over illegal EU subsidies handed to Airbus, threatening to trigger a tit-for-tat transatlantic trade war as the global economy falters.

White House backtracks after Trump said he had 'second thoughts' about escalating the China trade war, saying he regrets 'not raising the tariffs higher'

2019-08-25 17:36

After Trump said he may have second thoughts about the US trade war with China, the White House said he meant he regrets not raising tariffs higher.

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