Food inflation decelerated to 5.7% y/y in August 2017, from 6.8% y/y in the previous month. This is the lowest levels since November 2015 - thanks to good summer rain, which led to a higher agricultural output - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist
20.09.2017 / Agbiz in the news
On 4 October 2017, fuel prices could increase for a third consecutive month and reach the highest level in three years. The prices of diesel and petrol could each increase by 3% from the previous month, partly driven by an uptick in crude oil prices - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist
19.09.2017 / Agbiz in the news
Although the agricultural sector emerged as an anchor of South Africa’s economy in the second quarter of this year growing by 33.6% quarter-on-quarter, a closer observation shows that things are not all rosy - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist
14.09.2017 / Agbiz in the news
Sifiso Ntombela has been appointed head of trade and investment intelligence at Agbiz as of 1 September 2017. “In Sifiso we have found a well-qualified, experienced and self-driven person that can contribute considerably to the value proposition Agbiz offers its members,” said Agbiz CEO, Dr John Purchase.
08.09.2017 / Media Releases