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News archive - July-2017

New World Bank book shows value of data in farming interventions

Strategic interventions should be informed by facts in order to be effective in addressing societal challenges - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist

26.10.2017 / Agbiz in the news

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Gigaba ‘hasn’t allayed farmers’ fears’

The medium-term budget statement did little to inspire business confidence - Dr John Purchase, CEO of Agbiz.

26.10.2017 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz response to Minister Gigaba’s Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement

This year’s Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement comes against the backdrop of low business confidence and low economic growth, with GDP being revised down to 0.7% for 2017 from 1.3% in the previous statement - Dr John Purchase, Agbiz CEO

26.10.2017 / Agbiz in the news

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A 2% increase in diesel price on the cards in November 2017

South African fuel prices have been on an upward trend since August 2017, mainly driven by an increase in Brent crude oil prices, as well as a relatively weaker domestic currency - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist

24.10.2017 / Agbiz in the news

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