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Price of fuel set for massive increase in April
Price of fuel set for massive increase in AprilArticle

A fuel forecast for April 2021 shows significant increases looming which will have a severe impact on consumers...

Gero Lilleike 16 Mar 2021

Petrol price agony for March 2021
Petrol price agony for March 2021Article

Another month of price increases awaits for SA motorists as the international oil price has caused some upsets...

David Taylor 26 Feb 2021

Petrol price increases for February
Petrol price increases for FebruaryArticle

The AA has confirmed the petrol price changes for February 2021 and motorists are in for substantial hikes. Here's what you need to know...

David Taylor 1 Feb 2021

Huge fuel price increase predicted for February 2021
Huge fuel price increase predicted for February 2021Article

The Automobile Association (AA) is predicting a steep increase in the prices of petrol, diesel and paraffin for February 2021...

David Taylor 15 Jan 2021

Price of fuel set for steep increase
Price of fuel set for steep increaseArticle

In a statement on Monday, 4 January 2021, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) said the price of 93 (ULP and LRP) will go up by 43 cents, while that of 95 (ULP and LRP) will increase by 40 cents...

4 Jan 2021

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How the fuel hike might impact buying a new carArticle

The impact of the expected fuel price increase in May will be wide reaching, according to George Mienie, CEO of AutoTrader...

Naresh Maharaj 30 Apr 2019

Professor Jannie Rossouw
South Africa to reach the fiscal cliff by 2042Article

If South Africa doesn't change its ways and back up the Budget Speech with concrete actions the country will reach the fiscal cliff by 2042...

21 Feb 2019

#TransportMonth: Innovative Staffing Solutions trains 2,000 drivers
#TransportMonth: Innovative Staffing Solutions trains 2,000 driversArticle

October is Transport Month and a reminder that a well-developed and properly maintained transport infrastructure is critical for economic sustainability and growth in South Africa...

17 Oct 2018

Bruising fuel hike averted, at least for now
Bruising fuel hike averted, at least for nowArticle

A further strain on the consumer has almost been averted following the announcement of the intervention by the Department of Energy to limit the fuel increase to only 5c per litre...

4 Sep 2018

Petrol increase and tourism - how much trouble are we in?
Petrol increase and tourism - how much trouble are we in?Article

No one is immune to a shrinking economy, and the local tourism is no exception. The impact of a fuel price hike can be devastating for domestic tourism, with fewer South Africans able to afford to go on holiday...

Brett Hendricks 13 Jul 2018

VAT panel will not review fuel price hikes: Treasury
VAT panel will not review fuel price hikes: TreasuryArticle

National Treasury has clarified that the mandate of the Independent Panel of Experts appointed to review the current list of zero-rated items has not been expanded to look at the impact of fuel hikes...

6 Jul 2018

How the fuel hike will put more pressure on SA agriculture
How the fuel hike will put more pressure on SA agricultureArticle

It is estimated that a R1/litre increase in fuel costs equates to a R1bn increase in input costs per year to the agriculture sector. These costs manifest differently across the various industries from planting, harvesting, distribution and packaging...

Paul Makube 5 Jun 2018

Deteriorating fuel prices to hit consumers, farmers' profit margins
Deteriorating fuel prices to hit consumers, farmers' profit marginsArticle

The cost of distributing produce across the country is still highly depended on road transport - for example, about 80% of grain is transported by road...

Paul Makube 2 May 2018

Firm rolls out new crop of tyres to boost productivity in farming sector
Firm rolls out new crop of tyres to boost productivity in farming sectorArticle

The growing world population is presenting enormous challenges for the agricultural industry...

18 Jan 2018

Tips to dodge another fuel increaseArticle

With yet another fuel increase this month and more price hikes expected throughout the year, transport costs are set to continue increasing...

2 Feb 2017

Plunge in new vehicle sales continues
Plunge in new vehicle sales continuesArticle

New vehicle sales continued its fall in December, according to the latest sales figures from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa...

10 Jan 2017

Responding to the economic climate, investments
Responding to the economic climate, investmentsArticle

South Africa's economy has dodged a few serious bullets these past few weeks with financial ratings agencies Moody's and Fitch deciding against downgrading us to junk status...

Richard Gray 14 Jun 2016

State dragging feet over drought aid in Western Cape - DA
State dragging feet over drought aid in Western Cape - DAArticle

The national Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the DA Western Cape government are locked in a wrangle over drought aid while farmers are reeling...

Bekezela Phakathi 12 Apr 2016

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Farmers need support to weather crisisArticle

The drought is causing retailers to drop the standards of the fruit they sell so that they may still support local farmers. Our farms are in a critical state...

7 Apr 2016

#DesignMonth: Motoring ahead with Harley innovation
#DesignMonth: Motoring ahead with Harley innovationArticle

The Harley-Davidson brand is iconic. Not only do fans get a thrill from riding their bikes, they customise them too; and then they buy the branded jacket and t-shirt to boot...

Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Feb 2016

Distressed properties coming onto market stabilise
Distressed properties coming onto market stabiliseArticle

Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX Southern Africa, says the number of distressed properties coming onto the market have stabilised...

23 Jun 2015

Supply chain management concerned about skills shortage
Supply chain management concerned about skills shortageArticle

Skills shortages continue to bedevil the logistics and supply chain industry, with practitioners reporting shortages of up to 64% in positions that require a bachelor's degree.

Mario Landman 23 Oct 2014

July price increases add to debt burden
July price increases add to debt burdenArticle

The combined effect of the fuel price increase, the electricity price increase in Johannesburg and the increased ticket price by Metrorail in the Western Cape, which all kicks in early this July, is expected to have a severe impact on already hard-pressed consumers.

1 Jul 2014

Shopping for fashion: Money too tight to mention
Shopping for fashion: Money too tight to mentionArticle

The recession has impacted on consumers in a big way - so how has it affected SA consumers' shopping habits?

27 May 2014

BP showcases latest generation diesel fuel
BP showcases latest generation diesel fuelArticle

South African diesel drivers will be able to benefit from BP's latest generation diesel fuel, which was showcased this past week at Gerotek, a vehicle test track facility in Johannesburg.

28 Feb 2014

Raising an empowered financial savvy consumer
Raising an empowered financial savvy consumerArticle

Since the global recession, spending behaviour has gone through various transitions, the consumer has become more and more budget savvy. Could it be that desperate times do indeed call for desperate measures?

Tralone Khoza 10 Dec 2013

Retail trade sales up 6.2%
Retail trade sales up 6.2%Article

Retail trade sales measured in constant (2012) prices increased by 6.2% year-on-year (y/y) in May from a revised 2.0% (1.9%) y/y increase in April‚ figures from Statistics SA showed on Wednesday, 17 July 2013.

18 Jul 2013

Petrol price may go up 87c a litre
Petrol price may go up 87c a litreArticle

Consumers may be in for a hard time as the petrol price is expected to rise by up to 80 cents a litre next month‚ an economist said on Friday,15 February 2013.

18 Feb 2013

Mango expects passenger increase in December season
Mango expects passenger increase in December seasonArticle

Mango airline has upward-adjusted its year-end season traffic forecast by 7% with current demand showing a marked increase over the first three quarters of last year. The airline expects to carry in excess of 200 000 travellers between December and mid-January with fuel prices expected to remain relatively stable until then.

25 Oct 2012

Kirsten Morgendaal
Put HR thinking in your diary this springArticle

The less pressurised work environment of spring offers businesses some time to think. It's a great time to formulate ideas and establish the foundations for success later in the year.

Kirsten Morgendaal 12 Sep 2012

High energy costs threaten survival of enterprisesArticle

The recent 71c fuel price increase, as well as probable increases in the future, has brought to light the substantial rises in business running costs of late, much of which is due to the rising costs of energy. This is increasingly threatening to shrink the economy and add additional job losses to the already high unemployment rate.

26 Apr 2012

Govt addresses public concerns on petrol price hike
Govt addresses public concerns on petrol price hikeArticle

Government says it has taken note of the nation's concerns regarding the petrol price increase, which came into effect at midnight last night.

4 Apr 2012

eBucks see 60% growth over festive season
eBucks see 60% growth over festive seasonArticle

Despite slow to steady retail sales forecasts for the 2011 festive season, eBucks saw its highest activity since inception, with members spending R140 million between October and December 2011. This is a growth of 60% on its 2010 festive results of R87 million.

23 Jan 2012

PPI up to 7,4% as electricity, food and fuel riseArticle

The Producer Price Index (PPI) climbed to 7,4% year-on-year in June, mainly as a result of the spike in electricity prices and was higher than expected by most economists.

3 Aug 2011

Petrol to go up by 27 cents a litreArticle

Holidaymakers who will be driving to their destinations might be disappointed about a 27 cent fuel increase expected ahead of the festive season.

30 Nov 2009

Credit cards will squeeze margins, fuel traders
Credit cards will squeeze margins, fuel tradersArticle

Fuel retailers are not keen on the use of credit cards as, in their present format, the move will squeeze their government-set retail margin, according to a fuel retailers' body.

Iseko Njobeni 3 Nov 2009

Not all good news at fuel pumps in 2009Article

Although South African motorists can for the moment enjoy the sudden travellers euphoria after the price of unleaded 93 octane dropped by R1.36 in January, fuel increases in 2009 are likely on the horizon some economists believe.

Michael Appel 15 Jan 2009

No relief for commuters as fuel price plummetsArticle

Eastern and Southern Cape motorists and taxi and bus commuters, who hope they may benefit from last night‘s fuel price drop will be disappointed. Consumers too, will be disappointed as food prices seem unlikely to fall in the wake of a lower fuel price.

Dineo Matomela and Thabo Jijana 7 Jan 2009

Inflation at 10.4% as food, fuel prices continue to climbArticle

The usual price increases in food, fuel and power as well as transport have pushed April's Consumer Price Index, excluding interest on mortgage bands (CPIX), to 10.4% year-on-year (y/y).

Michael Appel 28 May 2008

Diesel motorist to do their own fuel mathsArticle

Motorists using diesel will now have to do their own mathematics on the amount they have to pay to petrol attendants. This is because some diesel pumps in the country will not be able to handle more than three digits when the cost of fuel increases on Wednesday.

Bathandwa Mbola 6 May 2008

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