Huawei’s former premium smartphone brand Honor (now owned by the Shenzhen city government) plans to make a big push in South Africa next year with the opening of three retail stores and distribution deals with the country’s major telcos Vodacom, MTN, and Telkom. (TECH CENTRAL)
Other China-South Africa Business Headlines:
- WINE: Importers say that South African wine had not, until recently, been widely available and marketed in China, especially compared with wine from Australia, Chile, France and Italy. But an ongoing trade dispute between China and Australia has opened up new opportunities for South Africa’s wine producers, including smaller and boutique brands. (SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST)
- TRADE: National Assembly Speaker, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula met with Li Zhanshu, Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, on Friday to discuss bilateral trade issues and “best practice on parliamentary governance.” (THE CITIZEN)
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