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It’s make or break time for jumbos

The slump in sales of jumbo jets has raised questions over how long manufacturers can sustain production.

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Carbon tax to hurt growth, socio-political stability and exacerbate unemployment

The carbon tax will have a serious negative impact on the goods-producing sectors of the economy, particularly mining, manufacturing and agri-processing by maki... Read Story

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Opinion: Bottled gas sector could alleviate Eskom woes

Bottled gas is one energy lever the government can pull. Once upon a time, Eskom had a good idea. No, it had an excellent idea. Honest. The trouble is it killed... Read Story

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Expropriation report not supported by facts
April 1 2015 at 04:55

The story (“Expropriation Bill runs into severe criticism”, March 30) gives credence to DA scaremongering.

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The Agoa dilemma – what is there to offer US?
April 1 2015 at 04:47

The renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act and South Africa’s inclusion in it has reached a new level of intensity with 13 US Senators acting for their poultry industry “upping the ante” in the... Read Story

Consumer spending in US hit by cold month
March 31 2015 at 04:52

Consumer spending barely rose in February as frigid temperatures kept households away from malls and automobile dealerships, adding to signs the US economy slowed at the start of this year.

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US’ Agoa negotiators need to see SA reality
March 31 2015 at 04:45

Kevin Lovell, the man at the helm of the South African Poultry Association, needs to be congratulated and supported, for trying to make sense to those Americans who want to use the African Growth and Opportunity Act to cau... Read Story

Chevron’s refinery blues just ordinary jazz
March 31 2015 at 04:44

Chevron’s wailing and gnashing of teeth over the emergence of competition in the form of Burgan Cape Town Terminals is peculiar from some angles because of the nature of its protests.

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Wall Street should fear Ruth Porat
March 30 2015 at 12:46

There might be more to Ruth Porat's Google appointment than simply an offer of guaranteed sunshine.

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How DIY traders displaced ‘masters’
March 30 2015 at 12:41

The bond dealers who defined Wall Street success in the 1980s seem to be losing power by the day.

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Level playing fields and no bullying are needed
March 30 2015 at 04:29

There have been various opinions and views in the media regarding the current process of the review and proposed renewal of the African Growth and Opportunities Act.

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JZ wakes up to Eskom crisis
March 30 2015 at 04:31

So now it is “official”, at least very large in the government rumour mill. The President himself ordered the inquiry into Eskom’s management which resulted in the “temporary” suspension of th... Read Story

Chickening out…
March 30 2015 at 04:30

Is there any end in sight for the debate between Kevin Lovell and David Wolpert?

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