Trade

India and Russia Strengthen Ties with China

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) held its 19th Summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyz in June 2019. Following the recently re-elected Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, the affirmed “close personal friendship” between Russian Presiden...

Joburg Post·about 2 months ago

Zimbabwe: AfCFTA to Boost Mining - UN Body

One of the United Nations' five regional commissions, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) believes Zimbabwe is poised to attract more capital for its mining sector on the back of dismantled borders following the establishment of the...

Joburg Post·about 2 months ago

Africa Business Summit Successfully Advances the Trade, Investment and Commercial Partnership between the U.S. and Africa

Heads of State, Vice Presidents, and Prime Ministers from nine African nations attended the Corporate Council on Africa’s 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Maputo, Mozambique on June 18-21.  They were joined by Ministers of Finance, Fo...

Joburg Post·about 2 months ago

South Africa, Liberia to Establish Joint Trade Commission

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry and a team of investors from South Africa have held a Strategic Meeting aimed at establishing a Joint Trade Commission (JTC) and Partnership between Liberia and South Africa, a release from the Minis...

Joburg Post·about 2 months ago

G20: US-China Trade War Points to the Real Crisis that Global Leaders Must Confront

On June 28 and 29, the G20 summit will convene for the 14th time in Osaka, Japan. This gathering of leaders from the world’s leading economies, including the EU, plus invited guests and international organisations, ought to offer an impo...

Joburg Post·about 2 months ago

Africa to Commence Trading Under Free Trade Pact in July 2020

The African Continental Free Trade was launched yesterday at the 12th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union in Niamey, Niger. President Paul Kagame described the launch of the operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade A...

Joburg Post·about 1 month ago

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

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

Botswana endorses Kenya's bid for UN Security Council seat

Kenya’s bid for a seat on the UN Security council (UNSC) when a seat becomes vacant later in the year has received endorsement from Botswana. Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi, during a visit to Nairobi, said his country would back Ke...

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