Chinese Economy

Muscular dollar awes the rest

South Africa is less likely to suffer but investors will look for the elusive factor — growth

Chinese stocks rise, paring world’s worst quarterly performance

China's stocks have risen as government struggles to halt a $5-trillion rout and the world's second-largest economy shows signs of a sharper slowdown.

China’s stocks sink most since 2007 as state intervention fails

China’s stocks plunged the most since 2007 as government support measures failed to allay investor concerns that a slowdown is deepening.

China devalues yuan again, creates ‘perfect storm’ for Asia economies

China's decision to let its yuan weaken by the most in two decades is stressing policymakers who fear it could create a "race to the bottom" in Asia.

China confident despite volatile stock markets

Despite global concern over China's economic growth, the country says it has "great potential" and "high resilience".

China does not support rogue African states, it creates them – report

Africa can expect to witness more incidences of state-sponsored domestic violence, as Chinese aid increases, a new study shows.

Uganda to invite Chinese bidders for R85-billion railway plan

Uganda will invite "only Chinese companies" to fill R85-billion of contracts to expand its railway network.

Chinese economy threatened by local government debt

Report shows that local governments owe almost R31.6-trillion.

Rand weakens to a five-year low after China manufacturing data

The rand was one of the worst performing major currencies as demand for China's manufactured goods declined.

China dreams of better fields

Though growth has slowed, its economic surge has resulted in improvements for millions.

Rand falls first day in 3 as China slowdown dims export prospects

The rand declined as South Africa's largest trading partner China, shows signs of a sustained economic slowdown.

Rand leads currency declines as bond yields rise to year high

The rand fell and bond yields rose on Monday morning, as lower commodity prices reflected soft Chinese industrial production figures.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income