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South African economy reaps benefit of weak rand

South African economy reaps benefit of weak rand

Household consumption expenditure growth was steady at 1.1 per cent in the fourth and third quarters.

South African Budget aims to revive growth by addressing Eskom woes

South African Budget aims to revive growth by addressing Eskom woes

Ramaphosa wants to reach a ranking of 50 by 2022 in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index.

Coal is largest revenue generator in South African mining industry

Coal is largest revenue generator in South African mining industry

Exxaro’s plans highlight the positive attitude of mining executives.

India’s unemployment data shows steep rise

India’s unemployment data shows steep rise

The recent figures are sure to play into election campaigning ahead of polls in May.

South African inflation better than expected in 2018

South African inflation better than expected in 2018

Economists said Q1 inflation in 2018 would average 4.9 per cent in 2018 after a 5.3 per cent average in 2017.

Global markets up on possible China-US deal

Global markets up on possible China-US deal

The US considers removing some or all of the tariffs on Chinese goods, urging Beijing to make concessions.

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.

South Africa economic growth exceeds forecasts

South Africa economic growth exceeds forecasts

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