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SA avo season ends early due to drought

Given the early end to the avo season, and South Africans' increasing demand for the fruit, avos will have to be imported earlier until the 2017 local avo season begins...

1 day ago

Vasari completes KWV acquisition, aims to build on brand's legacy

Consumer-focused investment group, Vasari has completed the acquisition of KWV Group's operational assets for R1.15 billion...

17 Oct 2016

UPS expands delivery service to 28 new countries

UPS has announced the expansion of UPS Worldwide Express Plus, its earliest morning package delivery service, into 28 new countries, including UAE, South Africa...

17 Oct 2016

Logistics the lifeblood of trade in Africa

As the biggest multi-industry site catering to a professional audience in Africa and South Africa, Bizcommunity is delighted to be media partner to the biggest port event in Africa...

Issued by 14 Oct 2016

Bumper crops to keep global food prices relatively stable

Global food markets will likely remain "generally well balanced" for the year ahead with prices for most internationally traded agricultural commodities relatively low and stable...

7 Oct 2016

SA to export pigeon peas, pork, mango to India

As part of ongoing efforts by member states to improve intra-BRICS trade, South Africa has been granted an opportunity to export pigeon peas, pork, mango, and persimmons to India...

28 Sep 2016

4th Addis Agrofood Exhibition in Ethiopia

The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events...

27 Sep 2016

South African whisky imports drop 9% in the first half of 2016

South African Scotch whisky imports decreased 9% during the first half of 2016 to 18.7m bottles but SA moved one spot higher to being the seventh-largest export market for the product, according to the Scotch Whisky Association...

By Pericles Anetos 21 Sep 2016

SA bulk exports fall 4.9% y/y in August to 12.6-million tons

SA's bulk export volumes fell 4.9% year on year (y/y) August to 12.6-million tonnes after dropping by 15.4% y/y in July to 11.6-million tonnes...

13 Sep 2016

TNPA to implement new e-commerce platform for SA ports

In another step to digitalise South Africa's port operations, TNPA will replace the nine-year-old PortsOnline system with a fully integrated e-commerce platform...

13 Sep 2016

FAO raises its world cereal production forecast

The expected increase in grain output is forecast to boost inventories and push up the global stock-to-use ratio to 25.3 percent, an "even more comfortable supply and demand situation than predicted at the start of the season."

12 Sep 2016

2016 Q2 Trade Report: Maersk cautiously optimistic about SA container trade

Although South African container trade remains in negative territory, the second quarter of 2016 proved to be more encouraging than the first...

7 Sep 2016

BRICS Masterclass Breakfast invitation

The Centre for Entrepreneurship and the Institute for Local and Global Research Initiatives (ILGRI) at Regent Business School is hosting a BRICS Masterclass on 16 September...

Issued by Regent Business School 5 Sep 2016

Intra-regional trade has the potential to boost African economies

"There are multiple opportunities to increase intra-regional trade, especially in line with the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement. If used properly, this agreement has the potential to significantly boost economic growth in the region."

1 Sep 2016

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