The South African agricultural machinery market remains vibrant, driven by a robust recovery in agricultural production and a stable domestic currency, for now - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz Economist
07.06.2017 / News
Agbiz has to fill the vacant position of Manager: International Trade and Investment Intelligence, as soon as possible. The deadline for applications is end of June 2017.
07.06.2017 / Agbiz in the news
The agricultural GDP has landed in positive territory for the first time since 2014, driven by a robust recovery in agricultural production - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist
06.06.2017 / Agbiz in the news
It looks like Africa is well supplied and if Africa needs maize, with the likes of Kenya and Burundi - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist
05.06.2017 / Agbiz in the news
South Africa’s agricultural sector saw 44 000 job cuts in the first quarter of this year from the last quarter of 2016 - putting the sector’s total labour force at 875 000 jobs - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economIst
02.06.2017 / Agbiz in the news
Agbiz CEO Dr John Purchase speaks about the positive aspects of this year’s Nampo Harvest Day expo.
01.06.2017 / Agbiz in the news
After the CEC revised its maize production forecast to 14.54 million tonnes in April, it has further lifted its forecast to 15.63 million tonnes – making this season’s crop the largest on record - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist
31.05.2017 / News
The notable uptick in agricultural production has kept market prices under pressure over the past few months and food processors continue to benefit from this improvement - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist
25.05.2017 / Agbiz in the news
Last month’s deceleration in food inflation, to 6.7% y/y, means that South Africa’s food prices are at the lowest levels in 18 months. This is a reflection of the benefits of higher agricultural output this year following good weather conditions across the country - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist
24.05.2017 / News
Diesel (0.05% Wholesale Inland) and petrol (95 ULP Inland) prices could decline by 21 cents per litre (c/l), respectively, on 7 June 2017 - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist.
17.05.2017 / Agbiz in the news