The 90-day trade truce ticks down
28 December 2018 | 2:00 pm
The US-China trade war continues as officials from the two countries face a 90-day deadline to show enough progress to stop the Trump administration from boosting tariff rates on $200 billion in Chinese goods.
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The World Bank says agricultural prices are expected to fall 2.6 per cent this year on average, amid ample stocks but foresees a 1.7 per cent rise in 2020 on expected cuts in U.S. crop plantings and higher costs of energy and fertilizers. For a focus on the global commodities market, Damilola Akinbami, Head of Research at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for more.
21 Sep 2019
In this edition of "Options Insight," Tribeca Trade Group's Christian Fromhertz discusses the volatility in equities and his investment strategy with Bloomberg's Luke Kawa on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
15 Sep 2019
Christopher Smart, Barings Investment Institute head, discusses the impact of the China-U.S. trade war on markets. He speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets."
8 Sep 2019
James Athey, senior investment manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses how bond and equity markets are pricing in trade tension and examines all-time lows in 10-Year yields across Europe. He speaks with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
14 Sep 2019
Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali said he hasn't seen any impact yet from trade disputes or Brexit on wealthy consumers. "We try to be prudent and balanced, in terms of the presences of the different markets," Domenicali told Bloomberg TV's Matt Miller at the Frankfurt Auto Show on Tuesday.
22 Sep 2019
President Trump is betting he can stay on their good side despite launching a trade war that has cut them off from one of their most important export markets. He has billions of reasons to believe that. You can read the whole story in the latest edition of Bloomberg Businessweek.
22 Sep 2019
Tiffany & Co. is planning to open more stores in mainland China as the weak yuan deters Chinese consumers from spending overseas and they shift their luxury buying back home. Bloomberg's Selina Wang reports from Shanghai at the company's largest-ever exhibition.
7 Dec 2019
The Importers and Exporters Association in Ghana are kicking against a planned 11 per cent tariff hike for cargo handling at terminal three of the Tema Port. The Association’s Executive Secretary, Samson Awingobit Asakia joins CNBC Africa from Accra for more on this story.
19 Mar 2020
The House of Representatives on Tuesday set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the non-implementation of the Pay as You Go Tariff (PAYG) plan by Multichoice Digital Satellite Television (DSTV).
13 May 2020
We look at the Lebanese press as the country enters a new coronavirus lockdown.
8 Jun 2020
Reps orders suspension of DSTV tariff increase, want free subscription
27 Jun 2020
The scheduled increment of electricity tariff in Nigeria will begin from July this year according to the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman who has also noted that the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted plans to reposition Nigeria’s electricity market. Oti Ikomi, CEO and Executive Vice-Chairman of Proton Energy joins CNBC Africa for more.
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