Trump says he’ll have 'extended' meeting with Xi at G-20

2019-06-19 06:02

The US and China said their presidents will meet in Japan next week to relaunch trade talks after a month-long stalemate, triggering a rally in financial markets.

Rand plunges in early trade amid Cabinet uncertainty, trade war worries

2019-05-29 09:36

The rand fell by 1% against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday, as questions around President Cyril Ramaphosa's Cabinet and global trade war concerns continued to cause uncertainty.

China commits to trade talks amid 'groundless' Huawei moves

2019-05-25 15:52

Beijing is committed to striking a trade deal with the US but it’s ready to respond with more countermeasures, said Chinese envoy Cui Tiankai, as he called the blacklisting of Huawei an "unusual" act of state power against a company

Rand to remain under pressure as US-China trade tensions take centre stage

2019-05-20 11:04

The rand regained some ground against the dollar on Monday morning after weakening late last week, but is expected to remain under pressure as trade tensions between the US and China take centre stage.

Rand firms on election results, but will take its cue from US-China trade war

2019-05-13 08:44

The local currency will continue to track emerging market sentiment as talks between the world's two largest economies remain deadlocked over tariffs, say analysts.

Trump hasn't set a date for trade summit with Xi, Sanders says

2019-03-12 05:00

The US president hasn’t set a date to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as the world’s two biggest economies continue negotiations to end a trade war, said White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

US, China said to near deal that could end most US tariffs

2019-03-04 10:57

The US and China are close to a trade deal that could lift most or all US tariffs as long as Beijing follows through on pledges ranging from better protecting intellectual-property rights to buying a significant amount of American products, two people familiar with the discussions said.

China is said to cancel trade talks as new US tariffs loom

2018-09-22 09:31

China has called off planned trade talks with the US and is unlikely to sit down with Washington until after the mid-term elections, according to people familiar with the situation.

It's D-Day: Today marks probably the most important moment yet in Trump's trade war with China

2018-09-06 14:35

This as US President Donald Trump decides whether to levy new tariffs on about R3 trillion of Chinese goods.

WATCH: Turkey will emerge 'stronger' from lira crisis - minister

2018-08-17 13:29

A restaurant in Istanbul joins President Erdogan's call for a 'national battle' against 'economic enemies' by offering free fish.


Apple's US iPhones can all be made outside of China if needed

2019-06-11 12:54

Apple has a backup plan if the US-China trade war gets out of hand.

Rand falls over 1% against dollar amid Cabinet uncertainty

2019-05-28 09:52

The rand weakened in early trade on Tuesday, with uncertainty around the SA's Cabinet starting to filter into the forex markets as the UK and US returned from public holidays on Monday.

South Africa part of collateral damage from US-China trade war

2019-05-24 07:32

The country is 'a small, open economy which grows by selling into the global demand,' central bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago told reporters in Pretoria on Thursday.

Top US tech giants begin to cut off vital Huawei supplies

2019-05-20 07:36

Top US corporations from chipmakers to Google have frozen the supply of critical software and components to Huawei, complying with a Trump administration crackdown.

US-China to keep working on trade deal as latest talks wind up

2019-04-06 19:55

China and the US made progress toward a much-anticipated trade deal in their latest meetings and will keep talking on the remaining issues, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Trump adviser still 'optimistic' about trade deal with China

2019-03-11 05:00

The Trump administration is making “headway” in trade negotiations with China, the top White House economic adviser has said, brushing off reports suggesting diminishing prospects for a deal and push-back from Beijing.

Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks

2019-02-25 08:54

Trump says he will extend a deadline to escalate tariffs on Chinese imports, citing 'substantial progress' in weekend talks between the two countries

Turkey calls for global resistance to US economic attacks

2018-09-08 13:37

Turkey’s finance chief says the imposition of sanctions by the US is politically motivated, and called on other nations to form a united front against such actions.

WATCH: SA chicken farmers wary of Trump tariffs

2018-09-02 14:27

For some farmers in South Africa, concern over domestic land reform takes second place to worries about cheap chicken exports from America.

US can't change global trade alone, Brics panel hears

2018-07-25 07:43

'Brics cooperation will be a solution to [the] challenge of de-globalisation,' the chairperson of the Bank of China Chen Siqing said at a discussion in Sandton.

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