Huawei says Samsung's foldable phone fiasco is one reason why it's being 'cautious' and delaying its own folding smartphone

2019-06-17 09:46

Huawei is barred from doing business with American companies, but it cited hardware and software concerns as a reason for delaying the folding Mate X.

Optimism after elections lifts trade conditions in May

2019-06-12 11:31

Trade conditions, although weak, improved in May and the market expects economic conditions and business climate to lift in the short to medium term.

Huawei is planning to drop Google's operating system as soon as next month after being barred from working with US companies

2019-05-29 08:47

In the wake of Huawei's blacklisting by the US government, the world's second-largest smartphone maker is signalling plans to drop Google's Android.

Donald Trump says the US suffers 'tremendous imbalance' with Japan on trade but is hopeful for a deal

2019-05-27 20:55

US President Donald Trump on Monday said there had been a "tremendous imbalance" of trade between the US and Japan – while he's still in the middle of a trade war with China.

The rand and JSE firmer following Wall Street's bloodbath overnight

2019-05-14 13:20

But Asian equities slumped after US indexes tanked at least 2% on Monday. "Markets are likely to take Trump's words with a few pinches of salt."

Thousands of SA seafarers face axing from 'white list' that allows them to work abroad

2019-05-10 07:55

South African flagged ships and about 5 000 South African seafarers trained in this country face being struck off the International Maritime Organisation’s "white list" – meaning they would be unable to work in international shipping.

China threatens to hit back at the US if Trump follows through with his plan to escalate the trade war

2019-05-09 12:37

Beijing said on Wednesday it would take countermeasures if Washington follows through with planned trade war escalations.

8 reasons why SA trade is still much lower than a year ago

2019-04-18 07:32

The level of trade in SA is still in negative territory and much lower than in March 2018, according to Sacci's latest Trade Activity Index.

Ramaphosa encourages business delegations to join him on state visits

2019-04-10 06:30

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.

'Fed up' Hammond insists Brexit referendum must be considered

2019-04-06 15:09

The Chancellor of the Exchequer reiterated his call to consider proposals for a second referendum on Brexit, while acknowledging that both the UK and the European Union are exasperated by the deadlock.

 

Hong Kong's extradition bill could plunge it into the US-China trade war

2019-06-13 13:54

If the law is passed, the US could remove Hong Kong's special commercial status, potentially exposing it to tariffs on Chinese goods.

Trump's latest trade-war grenade has the global economy heading toward a scenario where no one wins

2019-06-02 12:34

Experts are worried that the increased global trade tensions could negatively impact economies around the world, including the US, Mexico, and China.

SA seafarers given reprieve after 'white list' jobs scare - for now

2019-05-28 05:00

Thousands of South African seafarers who faced being axed from the International Maritime Organistion's "white list" - which allows them to work in international shipping - were given a reprieve when the organisation agreed to shelve changes to the list for the next two years.

Cautious trade conditions in SA remain - index

2019-05-15 11:38

Political activity and anxiety ahead of the national election on May 8, coupled with the effects of public holidays, slightly depressed trade conditions in April, according to a survey.

Trump defends the trade war and floats a new plan to bail out farmers in a flurry of tweets

2019-05-13 13:07

President Donald Trump fired off a flurry of tweets defending his trade war with China on Friday morning as tariff increases took effect, arguing that protectionism is helping Americans and floating plans for another large-scale farmer bailout plan.

It's official: Trump ramps up tariffs on China, escalating the high-stakes trade war

2019-05-10 07:31

US President Donald Trump more than doubled the tariff rate on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports on Friday.

WATCH: Trump threatens higher US tariffs on China

2019-05-07 08:02

US President Donald Trump has dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a long-sought trade deal by announcing he will markedly increase US tariffs on certain Chinese goods.

Understanding price patterns

2019-04-10 08:00

Ultimately, at the centre of a trade is price. The trade won’t take place unless both buyer and seller agree on the price. And this interaction in turn drives the price of securities.

OPINION: Now is not the time for a Boeing-Airbus trade row

2019-04-10 06:02

the Trump administration decided that now is the moment to ratchet up a longstanding trade dispute between Boeing and Airbus.

May requests Brexit delay to June 30 in letter to EU's Tusk

2019-04-05 10:42

Prime Minister Theresa May has written to European Council President Donald Tusk to request a delay to the UK's departure from the bloc until June 30.

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