Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana says many of South Africa’s trade partners have relaxed trade restrictions on the export of processed products after the Foot and Mouth disease outbreak in Limpopo in January this year.
The United States lashed out Thursday at “predatory” Chinese and Russian involvement in Africa as it announced a leaner footprint that insists on accountability in trade and peacekeeping.
Indonesia wants South Africa to reciprocate, after the East Asian country’s recent move to do away with visa requirements for locals visiting its country.
Kenya and Mozambique have agreed to scrap visa requirements for their nationals in a bid to boost trade between the two countries.
US President Donald Trump accused China on Wednesday of working against his Republican Party in upcoming midterm polls, saying Beijing wanted to see him suffer an electoral blow because of his hard line on trade.