Results for agriculture commodities

News

Global food prices rise for 10th consecutive month
Global food prices rise for 10th consecutive monthArticle

Vegetable oils drive FAO's Food Price Index higher in March while cereal quotations dip...

8 Apr 2021

Outlook for the agricultural sector into 2021
Outlook for the agricultural sector into 2021Article

Against the backdrop of a contracting overall economy with South Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) for 2020 forecast to decline by over 8% year-on-year, there is a silver lining in the agricultural sector outcomes for the next season...

Paul Makube 1 Oct 2020

Global food price index falls to a 17-month low
Global food price index falls to a 17-month lowArticle

Global commodity food prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May, as supplies appear strong and demand weakens due to economic contractions triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic...

4 Jun 2020

Image source:
Partnerships, sector stability and access to markets key to unlocking full potential of SA's agri sectorArticle

It is no secret that the country's agriculture sector is in recession having contracted in the first three-quarters of 2019. But this is a sector with the potential to address unemployment on a major scale...

John Hudson 3 Mar 2020

SA ag economy enters recession
SA ag economy enters recessionArticle

After contracting by 33,6% quarter-over-quarter in the first quarter of this year, the South African agricultural economy entered technical recession in the second quarter following a further 29,2% q/q contraction...

5 Sep 2018

Agribusiness Africa Conference: Agricultural investment in Africa remains strong despite challenges
Agribusiness Africa Conference: Agricultural investment in Africa remains strong despite challengesArticle

As agricultural trade continues to become ever more globalised, Africa farmers need to be given a fair chance to join global value chains...

7 Aug 2018

Market overview for July 2018
Market overview for July 2018Article

Dr. Frikkie Maré, academic departmental head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State provides a monthly market overview of agricultural commodity markets...

6 Aug 2018

African governments must effectively implement trade agreements
African governments must effectively implement trade agreementsArticle

"Why do African countries consume what they don't produce, and produce what they don't consume."

Mmatlou Kalab and Wandile Sihlobo 27 Jul 2018

Adam Orlin
Finding the right partner key in navigating imports in drought-hit SAArticle

We spoke to Adam Orlin, head of Investec Import Solutions, to find out more about the impact of the drought on the import and export of agriculture commodities...

Cari Van Wyk 18 Aug 2016

Salmon Kajie
Rolling out the red carpet for Western Cape agribusinessArticle

In the agribusiness sector, the value proposition for companies looking to locate investments into Western Cape is twofold. This is according to head of investment for Wesgro...

17 Jun 2016

Weak Rand stops SA benefiting from low global agricultural commodity prices
Weak Rand stops SA benefiting from low global agricultural commodity pricesArticle

SA is till reeling from the effects of the drought despite a drop in global agriculture commodity prices in 2015 and early 2016 and has failed to capitalise on the slowdown...

26 May 2016

Visa confirms economic growth, integration in EAC countries
Visa confirms economic growth, integration in EAC countriesArticle

The five East African Community (EAC) countries of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda are benefiting from higher levels of economic growth and greater economic integration, as borne out by statistics released by global payments technology company Visa Inc.

21 Oct 2011

Next >
Let's do Biz