As it prepares to host the 15th summit of Brics nations in a week’s time, South Africa is pushing to remedy a trade imbalance, which heavily favours its partners in the bloc.

Minister of international relations & co-operation Naledi Pandor said this week that while the country's trade with its Brics partners reached R830bn in 2022 from R487bn in 2017, a trade deficit endured that the bloc needs to address...

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