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China-US trade talks begin amid naval tensions

China-US trade talks begin amid naval tensions

Much is riding on the current sixth round of trade talks as both countries feel the pinch of tariff tensions.

China faces economic challenges in 2019

China faces economic challenges in 2019

China's economy is one of the world's most robust, but growth has been falling due to external, internal pressures.

Inaugural Intra-Africa Trade Fair in Cairo exceeded targets

Inaugural Intra-Africa Trade Fair in Cairo exceeded targets

The IATF attracted 42 African country pavilions, there were just more than 1,100 exhibitors.

Africa: 1.2 bln people a boon for single market, says minister

Africa: 1.2 bln people a boon for single market, says minister

Cairo hosted the inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) from December 11 to 17.

China cites security for holding two Canadians

China cites security for holding two Canadians

This diplomatic spat comes amid persistent tensions between the US and China over trade imbalances.

South Africa economic growth exceeds forecasts

South Africa economic growth exceeds forecasts

But extended electrical power instability could hinder growth, analysts warn.

Trump meets Xi: No extra tariffs as talks continue

Trump meets Xi: No extra tariffs as talks continue

After a war of words, China's Xi and America's Trump agree to no new trade tariffs ... for now.

Russia detains Ukrainian vessels

Russia detains Ukrainian vessels

The UN Security Council is scheduled to discuss the incident in a Monday session.

China says US trade claims ‘destructive’

China says US trade claims ‘destructive’

"[We] will take necessary measures and safeguard legitimate rights and interests of Chinese businesses," Beijing said.

India to keep trade ties with Iran under sanctions

India to keep trade ties with Iran under sanctions

One item in focus was the strategic Iranian port of Chabahar which has been exempted from the sanctions regimen.