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South African economy volatile due to changes in inventories

South African economy volatile due to changes in inventories

Fearing a spillover effect, is it time the central bank cut rates?

New South African cabinet welcomed with cautious optimism

New South African cabinet welcomed with cautious optimism

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed the new cabinet by President Ramaphosa.

ANC vote share improves relative to 2016 local government elections

ANC vote share improves relative to 2016 local government elections

The 2019 elections have the potential to lift business and investor confidence from present low levels.

Date shift impacts on Africa’s Travel Indaba

Date shift impacts on Africa’s Travel Indaba

This year, the number of exhibitors from 19 other African countries rose to 257 from 229.

South Africa appoints Fourth Industrial Revolution commission

South Africa appoints Fourth Industrial Revolution commission

Ramaphosa will chair the commission, and operational support will be provided by a secretariat of officials.

Analysis: China to roll out Belt and Road 2.0

Analysis: China to roll out Belt and Road 2.0

Xi must convince Europe and others that his flagship economic vision will be fair, inclusive, transparent.

Will Brazil implement pension reforms?

Will Brazil implement pension reforms?

Economists say this has to happen to boost the Brazilian economy, but the social resistance remains strong.

India, Russia discuss ties, military procurement

India, Russia discuss ties, military procurement

Despite US threat of sanctions, India says it will go ahead and purchase advanced Russian defense systems.

Moscow: Russian troops in Venezuela for as long as needed

Moscow: Russian troops in Venezuela for as long as needed

US President Donald Trump has told the Russians to "get out" of Venezuela.

Italy joins China’s Silk Road Initiative

Italy joins China’s Silk Road Initiative

A Washington Post article on March 23 accused Italy of "defying the wishes of the Trump administration".

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