The Absa AgriBusiness outlook, released this week, is optimistic about the industry in 2014.
Agbiz says in its latest newsletter the macro-economic environment is favourable and provides opportunity for South African agriculture to utilise low interest rates to increase their capital expenditure towards improving efficiencies and productivity.
12.12.2013 / Agbiz in the news
Engagements between Government, Business and Labour now critical more than ever
The need to intensify the engagement of government and business on labour market issues has become critical given the disappointing economic growth in th e last quarter of 2013. With growth now estimated at 0.7% in the fourth quarter, the annual growth forecasts have been revised downward to 1.9%.
28.11.2013 / Media Releases
The World Forum of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) will see 450 delegates spend four days at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in June 2014.
IFAMA is an international management organization that brings together current and future business, academic and government leaders to improve the strategic focus, transparency sustainability and responsiveness of the global food and agribusiness system.
20.11.2013 / Agbiz in the news
The mystery surronding the identity of shareholders of AgriGroup,a consortium of investors that has put in a R2,4 billion takeover offer for agricultural group Afgri,and their as yet unnamed BEE partners, has given rise to suspicion in some circles.
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Biofuel blending will increase the demand for canola,sorghum and soya beans in South Africa.
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