Africa the 'land of opportunity’ once trade war ends - Bank of America

2019-11-08 20:32

Africa is poised to become the “land of opportunity” for bond and equity investors should the US and China strike a trade deal, says the Bank of America.

Trade wars: the new normal?

2019-09-09 16:41

As President Trump gears up for re-election in 2020, it seems that the world is in for more tariffs-by-tweet. After all, trade wars appear to be part of his strategy to stimulate the US economy and remain in the Oval Office.

The rand is bleeding – but it may not hurt South Africans as much as usual

2019-08-06 14:44

Oil prices are falling at the same time, which should provide some shelter to motorists.

Hitting the Bottle: Trump's trade battles slow Kentucky's bourbon boom

After soaring 28% in the first 6 months of 2018, whiskey exports fell 11% in the second half.

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A year on, Trump's metals tariffs have more losers than winners

2019-03-24 16:03

Trade wars don’t seem to be as 'good, and easy to win' as US President Donald Trump promised a year ago when he imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

US, China talking some more but deal prospects still slim

2019-01-30 16:46

The US and China are sitting down for high-level talks aimed at finding a solution to a trade war that's casting a growing shadow on both.

Limiting free trade will clip aviation's wings - report

2018-10-16 18:02

Protectionist policies could lead to 12 million job losses and $1.2trn less in economic activity supported by air transport, warns a new report.

Jack Ma warns China to prepare for 20-year trade war

2018-09-19 08:59

Alibaba Group Holding co-founder Jack Ma cautioned China’s business and political leaders to prepare for the trade war with the US to last longer and have a bigger impact than most people think.

WATCH: China says Trump forces its hand, will retaliate against new US tariffs

2018-09-18 16:17

As Wall Street gets humming, investors are still trying to figure out why financial markets have shrugged off the Trump administration’s latest salvo in the trade war with China.

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.


Unprecedented disruptions to global trade, freight conference hears

2019-10-04 09:32

According to the president of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations the premise of the World Trade Organisation is being challenged..

Trade war: Has Donald Trump misjudged China?

2019-08-09 17:00

With the Chinese yuan's latest depreciation, China is upping the ante in its trade war with the US, says Keith Wade, chief economist and strategist at Schroders.

Huawei considers rivals to Google's Android after US ban

2019-05-21 19:49

Huawei says it’s working on its own operating system for its mobile handsets and will consider rivals to Google’s Android, after the US blacklisted the company, threatening its partnerships with chip, component and software suppliers.

Trump tests limits of Republican patience on Fed, Trade Wars

2019-05-04 13:58

United States President Donald Trump dropped his choice of Stephen Moore for the Fed on Thursday as it became apparent the Heritage Foundation fellow and 2016 Trump campaign adviser lacked the votes to get confirmed.

Asian markets tumble on US-China talks, Europe growth

2019-02-08 08:28

Asian stocks have fallen sharply following losses on Wall Street as fresh doubts emerged over the prospects for US-China trade talks and Europe's growth outlook.

US confirms China trade talks to begin this week in Washington

2019-01-29 06:00

The Trump administration confirmed it will hold two days of talks this week in Washington to discuss structural changes to China’s economy and Beijing’s pledge to buy more American goods.

Emerging markets face trade reality check after dollar breather

2018-09-24 20:00

Mounting US-China trade tensions and a shadow-banking imbroglio in India keeping investors on edge

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.

Rob Davies ‘must squash’ R10/kg US chicken imports

2018-09-02 06:01

The department of trade and industry is still studying the court aimed at forcing an end to the special quota system allowing 65 000 tons of dirt cheap US chicken into South Africa annually.

WATCH: KFC, Nike, other top US brands sweat over next step in trade war

2018-08-20 17:13

America's China factories are feeling the strains as firms scramble for shelter from the ongoing trade war.

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