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News archive - October-2015

Agbiz responds to suspension of South Africa’s agricultural products from AGOA by USA Administration

On the 5th November 2015, President Obama informed Congress of the intention to suspend the application of duty-free treatment to all AGOA-eligible agricultural products from South Africa 

06.11.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz responds to suspension of South Africa’s agricultural products from AGOA by USA Administration

On the 5th November 2015, President Obama informed Congress of the intention to suspend the application of duty-free treatment to all AGOA-eligible agricultural products from South Africa.

06.11.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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AGOA - Kommer ná SA nie spertyd haal

Groot kommer heers in Suid-Afrika oor die nuus Maandagaand uit die VSA dat Suid-Afrika ’n belangrike sper­datum misgeloop het wat kan beteken die VSA kan sy markte vir Suid-Afrikaanse vrugte, wyn, neute en plaaslik vervaardigde BMW’s sluit.
- Beeld koerant 

21.10.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s medium term budget policy statement

A discussion about the country’s expectation of the finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s medium term budget policy statement which he is set to deliver today. Pieter Faber, Project Director for Tax at SAICA and John Purchase the Chief Executive Officer of Agbiz is interviewed.

21.10.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Hoenders: VSA maak stem dik

Selfs Suid-Afrikaanse rolspelers waarsku nou dat die Obama-regering in die VSA keelvol raak omdat hy steeds nie ’n flentertjie hoender tariefvry na Suid-Afrika kon uitvoer nie.
- Beeld koerant 

14.10.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Global honours for Stellenbosch University professors

Prof Johan van Rooyen, director of the Standard Bank Centre for Agri-Business Leadership and Development at SU, was recently elected as the new president of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA), according to a statement by SU.
- Farmer's Weekly 

 

09.10.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz hosts workshop on insurance in agriculture

Agbiz this week hosted a workshop on insurance in agriculture.  The workshop aimed at addressing the major insurance challenges faced by the agricultural industry, as well as opportunities through innovative approaches to address these challenges. 

09.10.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Interview: Where can drought experienced by farmers lead to

CEO of AGBIZ, John Purchase talks about the drought that is experienced by farmers and where it can lead to. Click to listen
- RSG Geldsake 

07.10.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz Members

  • Absa AgriBusiness
  • Afgri Operations Ltd
  • Afrivet
  • Agri Expo
  • AFMA
  • Agrifusion
  • Agri Mega Group
  • Alltech (Pty) Ltd
  • Association of Agritourism South Africa (AASA)
  • AVCASA
  • Barloworld Handling Materials
  • Bathopele
  • Beefmaster
  • BKB Ltd
  • Capespan
  • Certisure
  • Citrus Growers Association
  • Durban Fresh Produce Market
  • East London Industrial Development Zone
  • Engen
  • Farmwise Grains (Pty) Ltd
  • FNB
  • Fraserburg Koöp Bpk
  • Fresh Produce Exporters' Forum (FPEF)
  • GWK Limited
  • Highveld Egg Co-op Ltd
  • Hans Merensky Holdings
  • Humansdorpse Koöp Bpk Trading as The Co-op/Die Kooperasie
  • Industrial Development Corporation
  • Institute of Market Agents of SA (IMASA)
  • John Deere
  • Kimech Agri Tractor and Machinery CC
  • Kaap Agri Bedryf Ltd
  • KLK Landbou Bpk
  • Land Bank
  • Marsh Africa
  • Monsanto
  • Mosstrich Ltd
  • Mutual & Federal Agri
  • National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC)
  • Nedbank
  • Netafim
  • PMI SA
  • NWK Ltd
  • Obaro
  • Old Mutual
  • Overberg Agri Bedrywe (Edms) Bpk
  • OVK Operations Ltd
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred RSA (Pty) Ltd
  • PwC South Africa
  • Rovic Leers
  • SA Agri Academy
  • Saltcor
  • San Miguel Fruits SA
  • Sansor
  • Santam Agriculture
  • Senwes Ltd
  • Signa
  • Standard Bank Agriculture
  • SSK
  • Suidwes Agriculture Ltd
  • Sundays River Citrus Company (Pty) Ltd