China is saving stimulus for trade war winter
12 August 2019 | 3:52 pm
The Trump administration is due to release, this week, its list of Chinese exports it plans to hit with new tariffs as the president steps up hit trade war rhetoric. He hinted that the trade talk planned for the next month in Washington could be called off. And as trade tensions worsen, Chinese policymakers are holding back from unleashing monetary stimulus. The PBOC has signaled that the targeted approach to shoring up growth will continue.
11 Mar 2019
Berlin will stick to a controversial ban on selling weapons to Saudi Arabia — at least a few more weeks. The order to keep German-made guns and tanks out of the kingdom has angered some of Germany's closest allies.
1 Apr 2019
While the effects of Chinese New Year in early February played a part, the figures were a surprise for market analysts. They come amid a global slowdown and ongoing dispute with the US over trade tariffs.
20 Apr 2019
German exports have seen the biggest month-on-month fall in a year. Brexit worries, trade conflicts and lower demand globally have played a role in the drop.
10 Jun 2019
Chinese exports to the US unexpectedly rose in May, despite US tariffs. Imports dropped sharply as economists look to a weak year for the Asian giant's economy.
15 Jun 2019
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority says the implementation of the National Export Development Strategy will go a long way to achieve its export revenue targets. Afua Asabea Asare, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Export Promotion Authority joins CNBC Africa for more.
26 Jun 2019
Governor of Nigeria's Central Bank says the apex banks development finance efforts have been driven by the need to reduce reliance on crude as smuggling and dumping over the years have led to a demise of Agriculture. Obiora Madu, CEO of Multimix Group joins CNBC Africa to discuss some developments impacting Nigeria's non-oil exports.
8 Aug 2019
China releases its trade data for July. Bloomberg’s Tom Mackenzie reports on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”
9 Sep 2019
Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi said global economic slowdown is affecting both diamond sales and prices negatively. It is also having a knock-on effect on Botswana’s economy, but the government expects the downturn to be temporary. Masisi was speaking with Bloomberg Television's Manus Cranny at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town.
17 Oct 2019
Customs ban exports, imports via land borders indefinitely
17 Nov 2019
Germany has cut arms shipments to Turkey over its offensive in northern Syria. But despite the halted deliveries, Berlin's weapons sales to Ankara have reached their highest level in 14 years.
17 Nov 2019
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) is working together with the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to target Nigerian Diaspora as an economy for Nigerian goods. Executive Director of the NEPC, Segun Awolowo joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the 2019 Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit.
10 Feb 2020
India is targeting defence exports worth $5 billion in the next five years in a bid to boost local manufacturing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said. The country is the world's second-largest arms importer after Saudi Arabia, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, but Modi wants to turn that around under an ambitious "Made in India" initiative.
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