After seven weeks long and seven phases the India election which started on 11 April, has finally come to a close. Prime Minister Narendra Modi garnered a landslide victory securing he and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) another term – vote counting is on-going. According to The guardian, the BJP amassed 290 seats. The BJP […]
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“Brazil and China have reached an understanding regarding the consultations made at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on sugar,” Brazil’s Foreign Affairs and Agriculture ministries said in a statement, on Tuesday. READ MORE:Brazil’s Vice President’s Visit To China Brazil opened a case last year, questioning China’s anti-dumping tariffs on sugar. The Brazilian government sought the […]
A trade lobby group representing American companies in China has real concerns that china will retaliate to the US ban on Huawei. China so far has retaliated to all US sanctions, tariffs or aggravations in a similar fashion. The ban not only affects Huawei’s ability to access Android services which is mainly software, but will […]
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched a new satellite yesterday – Radar Imaging Satellite-2B (RISAT-2B) satellite took off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota and will be the third satellite to join India’s RISAT satellites already in space. The RISAT satellites will observe earth and India’s weather patterns, a first of its […]
Strengthening the New Development Bank’s strategy and its operations in Brazil was the main focus of discussion between Mr. K.V. Kamath, the NDB President and Gen. Hamilton Mourão, the Vice-President of Brazil during their meeting on 20 May 2019. The meeting was held at the Bank’s office in Shanghai, during the official visit of the […]
Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong met Brazilian Vice President Antonio Hamilton Martins Mourao and his delegation in Shanghai yesterday. READ MORE: Brazil’s Vice President’s Visit To China Enterprises from Brazil and Shanghai should deepen cooperation and expand investment to achieve a win-win situation, Ying said, while welcoming more enterprises from Brazil to participate in the 2nd China […]
The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, will lead the South African delegation to the 109th Session of the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Council of Ministers and the 44th Session of the ACP-European Union Council of Ministers, scheduled to take place from 21–24 May 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. One of […]
The US-China trade war is “going to get worse before it gets better,” an expert said on Tuesday. US President Donald Trump announced that he would increase tariffs on $200 billion in goods from 10% to 25%. China responded by upping the tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods. The relations between the two countries […]
Hamilton Mourao, Brazil’s Vice President is in China, in an attempt to strengthen relations. Mourao arrived in China on Sunday and will be concluding his visit on 24 May. Chinese President Xi Jinping and CPPCC Chairman Wang Yang are holding high-level political and economic talks with the Brazilian leader. General Mourao has been attending cultural […]
SARB is looking in to the development of creating a digital currency which will be backed by the Rand; they have plans to test out at least three different types of currency models and launch it year. SARB is also looking into finding vendors and seeing if it’s feasible and viable. SARB has been conducting […]
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