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News archive - July-2010

Government spending knocks wind out of South Africa’s sails

Farmers are bracing themselves for the effect of Eskoms's tariff hike on 1 April , while the price of petrol increased by 54l to almost R10l on 7 April and diesel by 70l.Administered prices or prices determined by goverment remain a driving force behind inflation.

15.04.2011 / Agbiz in the news

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Landbou-deel te klein

Verskeie landboukenners meen dat die landbou en landelike ontwikkeling n te beskei deel van die begrotingskoek kry.

04.04.2011 / Agbiz in the news

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Werkskepping in die soeklig

Werkskepping in die landbou en landelike ontwikkeling het n hupstoot gekry op die onlangse presidensiele beraad tussen die Regering en Besigheidseenheid Suid-AFRICA(Busa).

01.04.2011 / Agbiz in the news

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Werkskepping: Staat en sakelui praat

Werkskepping: Staat en sakelui praat

01.04.2011 / Agbiz in the news

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Agribusiness prospects looking up

IF ONE looks beyond the few negative factors, like land reform and other political issues, farm crime and unexpected natural disasters, prospects for the farming industry look better than they have for years.

Agribusinesses will undoubtedly share in this.

Not that food producers fared badly from March last year to the end-February this year: the share price of a listed company like Astral Foods [JSE:ARL], for example, rose by 30%, and Afgri [JSE:AFR] by about 19%.

30.03.2011 / Agbiz in the news

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