Connecting Africa to China
Chinese ride hailer, Didi, enters South African market
China’s largest vehicle for hire company, DiDi Chuxing, plans to expand into South Africa, starting with Cape Town. The SoftBank-backed giant is expected to compete with the global ride-hailing giant Uber, according to Reuters. Founded in 2012, the Beijing-based firm has services in more than 400 cities in China... Read more
South African table grapes steal the show in China
The table grape season has officially begun in China and with that, the South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) has launched a market development campaign in China This is the first of its kind and a new opportunity for South African horticulturalists to showcase their premium grape varieties. SATI... Read more
SA bumper harvest finds willing Chinese markets
On the back of a stellar citrus season, South African fruit farmers will benefit further as China and South Africa have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), boosting trade between the two nations for the next five years. The MOU was signed by the vice president of the China... Read more
South Africa and China recommit to trade: ambassador
China, South Africa’s largest trade partner, wants to resume projects that were stymied by the Covid-19 pandemic, said the new Chinese ambassador to South Africa, Chen Xiaodong. China would encourage the resumption of China-Africa trade and collaboration, Chen told the African News Agency (ANA). Chen, who served as a high-ranking... Read more