ARTICLES RELATING TO TRADE AGREEMENTS

How India's Africa strategy is working

2019-03-27 16:44

India’s engagement with Africa has been reinvigorated and has involved peacekeeping, student scholarships, humanitarian relief, and private and public sector investments, say

Davies: Without a steel industry, SA would regress

2019-02-27 21:05

Hard decisions had to be taken to stabilise SA's steel industry, as without it there would be 'massive deindistrialisation' in SA, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

China heads into trade talks bracing for more US demands

2018-12-27 10:54

China enters trade talks in Beijing having made concerted efforts to end the standoff with the US, and also unsure it’s done enough.

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.

US, EU set new trade talks despite obstacles

2016-09-15 19:20

The EU and US called for "as much progress as possible" to be made toward sealing a massive trade deal at a fresh round of talks in New York next month.

Five scenarios how Brexit can impact SA

2016-06-29 12:40

There are five scenarios the UK and the EU are facing post Brexit that could either boost or hamper SA's trade relations, an SA economist and trade consultant has revealed.

Get ready for the American chicken run

2015-10-15 07:02

SA is close to signing an agreement to allow 65 000 tonnes of poultry imports from the US, ensuring a special African trade act remains in tact.

Davies: 'Sweet spot' sought on Agoa chicken row

2015-04-10 17:51

SA and the US are looking for a way to resolve poultry issues standing in the way of a renewal of the African Growth and Opportunities Act deal, says the government.

US demands greater access to SA poultry market

2015-03-16 13:30

An industry body representing US poultry exporters has rejected two offers made by the SA Poultry Association relating to the tonnage of chicken allowed into the SA market.

Germans losing trust in trade deal with US

2015-02-23 17:00

Support among the German population for a controversial trade deal between the EU and the US has diminished significantly in recent months.

 

Post-Brexit: What's holding up a trade arrangement between SA and the UK?

2019-03-13 21:04

Two key issues must still be ironed out relating to the existing trade agreement, the portfolio committee on trade and industry heard on Wednesday.

Davies: Corruption has disadvantaged local suppliers

2019-02-27 20:41

Corruption, fraud and state capture have disadvantaged local suppliers, supply chains and black-owned companies which could not do business as a result, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Trump says he'll give Congress notice of Nafta exit

2018-12-02 17:54

President Donald Trump said he would soon tell Congress of plans to terminate the existing North American Free Trade Agreement, in a bid to pass anew deal between the US, Canada and Mexico.

SA trade with UK will depend on post-Brexit deals - researcher

2017-01-18 19:34

The nature of new trade agreements between South Africa and the United Kingdom post-Brexit will hinge on the ease with which Britain can negotiate trade pacts with the Europe Union, says a researcher at the SA Institute of International Affairs.

Zuma gives France economic advice after Brexit

2016-07-11 13:48

President Jacob Zuma has urged France to help find economic solutions that will not cause further difficulties on global markets.

Cabinet approves EU trade agreement

2016-05-26 17:18

Cabinet has approved an economic partnership agreement be submitted to Parliament that will establish a single trade regime between Southern Africa and the EU.

New 'Cape to Cairo' trade pact imminent

2015-06-08 05:00

Industry sources say the launch of a free trade agreement by three African economic blocs will be an important step towards a potentially game-changing common market.

Zim, SA to talk business

2015-04-09 07:52

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s two-day state visit to South Africa ends on Thursday with meetings between the countries’ business delegations.

Poultry industry accused of holding Agoa hostage

2015-03-13 21:15

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA has accused the local poultry industry of holding the economically beneficial Agoa agreement with the US hostage.

Cuba's American business connection?

2015-02-20 17:06

The prospect of opening trade between the US and Cuba is already giving rise to American-style entrepreneurship on the communist-run island.

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