Tariffs

How Congress Lost Power Over Trade Deals – and Why Some Lawmakers Want It Back

Some in Congress want to wrest control of trade policy back from the president. It might surprise you to learn that lawmakers ever had it. Until the 1930s, it was Congress that set the terms of U.S. trade negotiations with other countrie...

Joburg Post·about 1 month ago

US-China Trade War is Making China Stronger

The United States and China have reached a truce in their escalating trade war. Following a meeting between US president, Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping at the G20, the two leaders agreed to renew talks. Tariffs, wh...

Joburg Post·about 1 month ago

How a Trade War, or Truce, Could Affect SA

The much talked about trade war between the US and China is one component of a broader confrontation between the two largest economies in the world. Their relationship has been deteriorating rapidly over the past 10 years, and the extent...

Mark Haworth·about 1 month ago

Ramaphosa Backs Huawei to Help SA Achieve 5G Technology

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa last Friday backed Chinese technology giant Huawei to help the country score a first to achieve cutting-edge 5G technology. Huawei, which has a massive global imprint including in Zimbabwe, is lead...

Joburg Post·about 1 month ago

Huawei Revenue Grows by 30% Despite US Restrictions

Huawei Technologies quickened revenue growth to roughly 30 percent in the first half after select teams secured critical supplies to keep production going despite US technology export restrictions, people familiar with the matter said.

Joburg Post·23 days ago