Chinese and United States (US) negotiators held their first face-to-face talks Wednesday since agreeing to a trade war truce last month but the short meeting in Shanghai was overshadowed by a Twitter tirade from President Donald Trump.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu says while the country welcomes international investors, the West should not dictate the terms when engaging with Africa on trade.
The rand is trading at R13.99 to the dollar, R17.45 to pound sterling and R15.72 to the euro.
Trade, Industry and Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says corruption and capture of State institutions will not be rooted out if there are no consequences for the perpetrators.
Leaders of the G20 including President Cyril Ramaphosa have wrapped up their summit in Osaka, Japan, with calls to strive for a free, fair and stable trade and investment environment.