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China sets retaliatory tariffs on $60bn in US goods
China sets retaliatory tariffs on $60bn in US goods
China on Tuesday announced tariffs on United States goods worth $60-billion in retaliation against President Donald Trump's decision to slap duties...
Sugar tariff hike satisfies no one
Sugar tariff hike satisfies no one
Tariff protections on sugar were increased last week but not everyone is thrilled by the decision, particularly industrial purchasers.
US suspends duty-free benefits for apparel from Rwanda
US suspends duty-free benefits for apparel from Rwanda
The United States on Monday suspended duty-free benefits for apparel from Rwanda due to tariffs imposed by the East African country on used...
EU's Juncker in last-ditch bid to end Trump trade war
EU's Juncker in last-ditch bid to end Trump trade war
European Commission (EU) head Jean-Claude Juncker heads to Washington on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort by Europe to cool nerves and find an...
Eskom forces consumers to shop around for alternatives
Eskom forces consumers to shop around for alternatives
Eskom may be the dominant provider of power, producing 90% of electricity in South Africa, but steep tariff hikes in recent years mean that...
Eskom: Switch off now or we'll load shed
Eskom: Switch off now or we'll load shed
Eskom has warned that anticipated demand for electricity far exceeds supply for Thursday night and that load shedding will kick in if consumers do...
Pioneer Foods dumps the poultry business
Pioneer Foods dumps the poultry business
Pioneer Foods, South Africa's second-largest food producer by value, said it would spin off its poultry business within 12 months after it...
Chart: Are you being overcharged
Chart: Are you being overcharged
The Mail & Guardian asked readers what they think of doctors' tariffs in a survey on M&G Online. ...

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