Exports

 
Upturn in SA's balance of trade is not all good news, but will please rating agencies
Upturn in SA's balance of trade is not all good news, but will please rating agencies
South Africa’s second trade surplus two months in a row is a strangely positive development for an economy that is expected to record no growth...
​Scrap metal merchants rail against new export controls, despite noble intentions
​Scrap metal merchants rail against new export controls, despite noble intentions
The government is seeking to increase controls on the export of scrap metal, but there are sellers and buyers alike who say there is no use...
Surge in exports is due to global growth, not the rand
Surge in exports is due to global growth, not the rand
Exports are expected to increase this year and may even outpace imports, but analysts believe the improvements should be attributed to global...
Local scrap industry feels the squeeze
Local scrap industry feels the squeeze
Restrictions on the export of waste and scrap metal, which require dealers first to offer scrap to local consumers at a 20% discount before being...
SA wine exports reach record volumes on bumper harvest
SA wine exports reach record volumes on bumper harvest
South African wine exports climbed to a record last year as countries including the UK and Germany increased orders.
Only foreign ships transport SA's exports
Only foreign ships transport SA's exports
South Africa's ship register is seen as "uncompetitive", a perception that has resulted in not a single merchant vessel being listed,...
EU, SA talk exports after citrus disease scare
EU, SA talk exports after citrus disease scare
International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and European commission – European Union's executive body – vice-president...
African coffee isn't worth a bean
African coffee isn't worth a bean
Perhaps the one thing that stands out the most in the international coffee trade is the obvious injustice towards African, Asian and Latin American...
SA enjoys spin-offs of mining boom
SA enjoys spin-offs of mining boom
Contrary to concerns that, when it comes to mining, South Africa is losing its status as the gateway to Africa, recent research has found that...
Ostrich farms are not for chickens
Ostrich farms are not for chickens
There are fewer than 250 000 farmed ostriches in South Africa, compared with a million at the beginning of the 1900s.
SA's food exports on the rise
SA's food exports on the rise
South Africa is selling 30% more agricultural goods abroad than it imported in 2010, a study revealed on Wednesday.

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