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Message from Agbiz CEO


As predicted, 2016 has been an extremely challenging and tumultuous year for the agribusiness environment and farmers alike. Not only did the prevailing drought of the previous years continue its devastation over much of the country, but a declining economy and resultant constrained consumers led to dampened demand and declining output.

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Latest News

South Africa’s food inflation accelerates

Recent Consumer Price Index data shows that food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation accelerated to 11.7% year-on-year (y/y) in December 2016 from 11.6% in November 20161 (with non-alcoholic beverages aside, food inflation increased to 12% y/y in December 2016 from 11.8% y/y in November 2016).

More rains hold key to S.A's summer crops

More rains are expected to fall in South Africa over the next week. This could potentially improve soil moisture and dam levels, and in turn, benefit summer crops. Wandile Sihlobo, Head, Economic & Agribusiness Intelligence division at Agbiz joins CNBC Africa for more.

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