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US-led trade war a threat to multilateralism — Davies

BRICS countries are working on mitigating the impact of a trade war

What the Trump? If he makes good on his promises, SA will be hurt

With every large market that closes, that product needs to find another home and some of that overflow will arrive in South Africa.

​The textile industry needs to be sewn into the fabric of Lesotho’s economy

The mountain kingdom needs to cut its dependence on the United States' Agoa trade deal.

No cheap chicken, only fat margins

If South Africa cannot use trade policy to help our country grow its productive base, then what purpose does it serve?

Sowetans like their chicken fresh and local

Good luck selling imported frozen poultry in Soweto, Johannesburg, where chickens are preferred fresh – and still kicking.

Specialists shrug off ANC review of trade agreements

But there is increasing alarm about the state’s inconsistent application of its policies and the subsequent effects on investor confidence.

Falling rand rains on Agoa parade

The exchange rate may be the undoing of a last-minute deal over chicken imports from the United States.

US demand spooks SA agriculture

Many of the country's exports could be affected by what the government decides in the next 60 days.

Fissile hoard threatens key SA-US deal

Confusion and uncertainty about nuclear security could hurt South Africa's favoured nation status.

Agoa: A dangerous game of chicken

A poultry industry row with the United States could cost South Africa billions of rands and thousands of jobs.

Agoa: Calls for SA to graduate out of the US trade programme

In addition to SA’s relatively advanced development, the US disapproves of the country for its 'antagonism', focus on Brics, and Middle East position.

Playing catch-up, Obama seeks bigger US role in Africa

Many Africans feel America is lagging behind China and others in its engagement with their continent.

US shows interest in increasing African exports

The US agriculture department has met with Agriculture Deputy Minister Pieter Mulder to discuss trade opportunities with sub-Saharan Africa.

Agoa: An opportunity for Obama to define his Africa legacy

Everyone stands to gain if Africa can sustain and accelerate its progress in tackling poverty and finding jobs for its growing young population.

Sacci welcomes Obama’s decision on tarrif-free trade

The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry "is heartened" by Barack Obama's move to extend a tariff-free trade agreement with Africa beyond 2015.

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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