Recovery of rand places pressure on wheat prices

South African wheat prices were under pressure this week, as the recovery of the rand knocked off the previous week’s gains. In addition, there...

Exchange rate drives grain and oilseed markets

The ongoing bad weather conditions have already been taken into account in price movement in the South African grain market. Furthermore, it is already...

Final estimates for winter grain now available

At a meeting held on 12 May 2016, the Crop Estimates Liaison Committee (CELC) oversaw the process for the finalisation of the crop production...

Estimates for grains and oilseed February 2016

The South African supply and demand estimates report for February 2016, as put together by the Grain and Oilseed Supply and Demand Estimates Committee...

Key maize market drivers pulling in opposite directions

According to the Agbiz Morning Market Viewpoint on Agri-commodities for 9 June 2016, the key drivers of the domestic maize market, namely the ZAR-USD exchange and...

Stronger rand, possible lower maize prices

Following the credit rating agency, Standard and Poor’s announcement that it will not downgrade South Africa to junk status, we have seen some strengthening...

Update on agricultural commodity markets

Wandile Sihlobo, head of economic and agribusiness intelligence at Agbiz, shares highlights in his update on agricultural commodity markets. Weather: Weather forecasts for the next eight...

Agri commodity information

Agri commodity info from Agbiz reports that the stronger rand against the US Dollar, lower Chicago maize prices and lower domestic demand affected the...

Markoorsig vir Februarie 2017

Frikkie Maré, landbou-ekonoom van die Universiteit van die Vrystaat, gee maandeliks vir ons die markoorsig oor die vorige maand se landboumarkte. Read it in English Die...

The current state of agri commodity markets in SA

Agbiz shares the following key points regarding the morning market viewpoint on agri commodities: Maize: Total weekly maize delivered by producers for the week ending...