Wednesday, January 20, 2021

#AgriMarkets: Optimism about SA maize harvest in 2019/20

Since the start of the year, we’ve been cautious about making a bold call on South Africa’s maize harvest in the 2019/20...

#AgriMarkets: Current commodity price trends’ influence on 2020/21 plantings

We are now roughly a month and a half from the start of South Africa’s 2020/21 summer crop planting season. To get...

Pork exports and imports: December 2019

During December 2019, a total of 51,70% of South Africa’s total pork exports went to Mozambique, which totalled 587 526kg. Namibia took up 20,23% of...

#AgriMarkets: SA key maize supplier to African markets

The role of the South African and Zambian maize industries in the Southern and East African regions will remain significant in the...

Pork exports and imports: January 2020

During January 2020, approximately 31,13% of South Africa’s pork exports went to Mozambique, which totalled 263 466kg. Namibia took up 26,08% of...

#AgriMarkets: Coronavirus outbreak a risk for SA agriculture?

The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in China is spreading across Asia and other regions of the world. The health implications of...

#AgriMarkets: Weather conditions beneficial for SA winter wheat

South Africa’s 2020/21 winter wheat season had a bad start because of drought. The Western Cape, which generally accounts for two-thirds of...

#AgriMarkets: Coronavirus changes SA consumer behaviour

Only a week after the first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed in South Africa (and two more cases since...

SA agriculture sector performance in Q2 of 2020

South Africa’s agriculture sector had a solid start to the year with first-quarter gross value-added growing by 27,8% quarter-on-quarter (q/q) on a...

Overview of the African fertiliser market

The international fertiliser market had a slow start in 2020 and the upcoming Lunar New Year in February might result in a...