Connecting Africa to China
SA farmers make further inroads into lucrative Chinese fruit markets
After a bumper year in 2021, South African farmers are gearing up for another stellar export season. Last year, citrus, wine, apple and maize exports saw significant growth. This year, South African pear farmers have cause for celebration as the Chinese market has finally opened up to them. The... Read more
China-Africa trade show wraps up with promise of more cooperation
The second-ever China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo in Changsha has wrapped up, strengthening the bond between the two trade allies. The four-day event themed ‘New Start, New Opportunities, and New Accomplishments’ was held in person and online, and featured nearly 1 000 enterprises and government officials, including representatives from... Read more
South African citrus debuts in growing Chinese market
The South African citrus season is well underway and a new harvest of ClemenGold mandarins is entering the Chinese market for the first time this year. The citrus industry in South Africa is enjoying a bumper year and global exports are up, with soft citrus like the ClemenGold variety... Read more
BAIC boss confident tariff war won’t deter SA-China deal
South Africa’s beneficial deals such as the BAIC auto plant, launched in Coega, outside Port Elizabeth, won’t be affected by trade tensions between the United States and China, business leaders from the two countries said. According to a report from Fin24, BAIC International chair Xu Hey said the so-called... Read more