The Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence index gauging the perception of agribusiness decision-makers in the second quarter of 2016 ticked up by four index points to 47. This shows that conditions are improving, albeit slightly, even though not yet at desired levels.
22.08.2016 / Agbiz in the news
The Agbiz/IDC Confidence Index recovered by 4 index points in the second quarter of this year to 47. An index point below 50 indicates contraction in the South African agribusiness activity. The 47 index point suggests that agribusinesses are still holding a pessimistic view regarding business conditions.
01.08.2016 / Agbiz in the news
Recent data from Statistics South Africa indicates that in June 2016, headline inflation accelerated to 6.3% year-on-year (y/y) from 6.1% y/y in May 2016
- Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz economist
20.07.2016 / Agbiz in the news
SA, which is set to produce the smallest maize crop since 2008 this year, may miss a target to import enough of the white variety this season to meet consumers' needs, the biggest agricultural lobby group said. -Bizcommunity
18.07.2016 / Agbiz in the news
Zimbabwe se verbod op die invoer van sekere voedsel- en ander produkte uit SA is “ ʼn rooi vlag” vir kleinhandelaars en mense in die betrokke waardekettings. Landbouweekblad
15.07.2016 / Agbiz in the news
In this week's newsletter:
Brief comments on South Africa's white maize market; Land dynamics in Africa: What is the potential for expansion?; Prioritisation of South Africa's orange export markets in the Far East
08.07.2016 / News