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News archive - July-2015

Agriculture sector warns of wider drought impact

It is clear that the drought situation is not limited to South Africa, but has an extensive regional reach that will have further socio-economic and food security ramifications at regional level as well, Agri SA and the SA Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) said.
- Fin24 

11.11.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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

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 / Media Releases

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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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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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Landbounuusmaker - Dr John Purchase

‘Ons mededingendheid is besig om stelselmatig te kwyn.’ Dr. John Purchase, hoof van Agbiz.
- Landbouweekblad 

02.10.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Successful land reform means appeasing two opposing groups

Over the past few months, the South African government has been involved in a lengthy consultative process to find a much-needed solution to the land reform system. 
- Farmer's Weekly 

02.10.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Beleggingsklimaat by AMT-vooruitskouing ondersoek

Uitdagings en geleenthede in die landbou-beleggingsomgewing was onder die onderwerpe wat by vanjaar se AMT Suid-Afrikaanse Agrivooruitskouingskonferensie onder die loep gekom het. Lindie Stroebel, bestuurder van agribesigheidsintelligensie by Agbiz het in haar aanbieding verwys na faktore wat teen Suid-Afrika tel en die landbou-beleggingsomgewing striem.
- Veeplaas 

30.09.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Alarming Farming Facts

Realestatemagazine listed alarming farming facts in an article on agritoursm.

29.09.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Vrye handel sal AGOA-swaard lig

Die Amerikaanse wet op groei en ontwikkeling in Afrika (Agoa) hou talle voordele vir Suid-Afrika in, maar is ook 'n swaard oor die kop. Op lang termyn sal 'n vryhandelsooreenkoms beter wees, skryf CARIEN KRUGER.
- Landbouweekblad 

25.09.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Internasionale Handel: Vrye handel sal AGOA-swaard lig

Die Amerikaanse wet op groei en ontwikkeling in Afrika (Agoa) hou talle voordele vir Suid-Afrika in, maar is ook ’n swaard oor die kop. Op lang termyn sal ’n vryhandelsooreenkoms beter wees, skryf CARIEN KRUGER.
- Landbouweekblad 

25.09.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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