SA could get a R37 billion boost if government stopped buying imported cars

2018-11-16 10:55

It could increase the GDP by more than 1%.

MARKET OVERVIEW: The week that was and here's what's next...

2018-11-04 12:53

Emerging-market assets rallied, with a gauge of equities completing its best week since 2016.

China's at 'peak steel' right now, top iron ore shipper says

2018-10-02 11:18

The world’s largest steel market is about to go into reverse, as forecasts show production in China will peak in 2018 and then shrink next year as local demand drops.

Oil holds gains, eyes on $100 a barrel, but Asia markets down

2018-10-02 07:42

Oil prices held around four-year highs Tuesday after another blistering rally, supporting energy firms, but most markets were in retreat as traders brushed off a positive lead from Wall Street and the US-Mexico-Canada trade deal.

US, Canada reach a NAFTA rewrite agreement, paving the way for an overhaul of the massive trade deal

2018-10-01 06:18

US and Canadian negotiators reportedly reached a deal to settle key issues as part of a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. The deal paves the way for a full overhaul of the US-Mexico-Canada trilateral trade agreement.

How to shop for the right ETFs

2018-09-27 09:56

Exchange-trade funds are usually low cost, diversified and transparent. These are just some of the reasons why they are growing in popularity among investors. But do you know find the right ETF for your portfolio?

Trump's trade war with China shows no sign of slowing down, and it might be about to get even worse

2018-09-25 11:48

Most notably, China called off planned talks over the weekend, and re-engagement appears to be unlikely until at least after the US midterm elections in November.

Everything you need to know about Trump's latest tariffs

2018-09-18 14:16

The Trump administration’s latest salvo in a burgeoning trade war includes tariffs imposed on an additional $200bn worth of Chinese goods ranging from steel panels to fresh garlic.

Rand holds firm despite developments in US-China trade dispute

2018-09-18 11:44

The rand held firm, trading just below R15/$ to the greenback on Tuesday morning, despite developments in the US-China trade dispute.

We will all be losers if we lose AGOA, Parly hears

2018-09-13 17:27

Setting aside AGOA will have dire consequences, the department of trade and industry says.


Putin resurrects Soviet super chicken as a strategic defense

2018-11-11 17:19

Russian President Vladimir Putin is breathing new life into the chicken that kept Russians fed in the dying days of communism

Rand weakens in early trade as strong dollar keeps pressure on

2018-10-04 08:44

Positive economic data out of the US and a strong dollar have put the rand on the bank foot.

Rand slips as US reaches trade agreement with Canada, Mexico

2018-10-02 09:17

The US dollar is trading stronger as the US and Canada have reached a trade agreement, signaling a possible slide in the rand.

Tensions between the US and China are escalating to 'dangerous' levels as talks break down and military activity increases

2018-10-02 06:41

Tensions between the US and China have been escalating in recent weeks as the two sides battle it out over a wide range of issues, and military activity is on the rise as talks between Washington and Beijing break down.

Trade surplus a far cry from last year despite August spike

2018-09-28 15:08

SA's trade surplus for 2018 so far is still significantly lower than last year’s figures, despite a marked improvement for the month of August.

Trump attacks Iranian leaders, defends exit from nuclear deal

2018-09-25 21:13

US President Donald Trump called on the rest of the world to isolate Iran and said a US campaign of “economic pressure” would turn back the Islamic Republic’s aggression, in his second address to the United Nations General Assembly.

Protecting SA from Trump’s anti-trade action

2018-09-20 09:45

Although, as trade and industry minister Rob Davies has said, South Africa is ‘collateral damage’ in the US’s trade war with China, we can and should act at least to mitigate the fallout from the gathering global contest.

China vows to retaliate after Trump's $200bn tariff hit

2018-09-18 12:27

China has vowed to retaliate after the Trump administration said it would impose a 10% tariff on about $200bn in Chinese goods next week, and more than double the rate in 2019.

'Growing trend' of clean audits in Trade and Industry - Auditor General

2018-09-14 07:31

The Department of Trade and Industry has thanked Parliament's portfolio committee for giving it a "hard time", helping it reduce irregular expenditure by R3.8m.

Parliament committees back review of customs agreement

2018-09-12 13:42

The Southern African Customs Union agreement of 2002 in its current form has not achieved intended industrial development in member countries and the agreement is being reviewed.

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