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Market overview for July 2018

Dr. Frikkie Maré, academic departmental head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State (UFS) gives his monthly market...

When the economy turns in our favour

This year has already (and quite briskly) marched past the six-month mark. In July 2017, I wrote an article for FarmBiz on South Africa’s...

Agriculture cannot be measured in terms of money alone

Agriculture and agribusinesses annually contribute around 14% of total GDP to the economy of South Africa, but the value of these sectors cannot be...

Remaining positive in uncertain times

We are about to enter the second half of 2018, and it might just be time to reflect on the past six months and...

South Africa’s land debate is clouded by misrepresentation and lack of data

This article was originally published on The Converstion.com. Click here to read the original article South Africa’s parliament has passed a resolution to amend the Constitution and...

Astral Foods profits improve from last year

Astral Foods’ results for the six months ending March 2018 will show a marked improvement on that of the comparative period in 2017.  This...

SA agri economy grew by 17.7%

After an extended contraction in 2015 and 2016, the South African agricultural economy grew by 17.7% in 2017. This was boosted by strong output...

Illovo Sugar Africa makes major economic impact

Illovo Sugar Africa (Pty) Ltd announced that during the 2016/2017 financial year, the company’s total economic impact across its six countries of operation has...

Public Investment Corporation takes 25% stake in ZAR X

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC), one of Africa’s largest asset managers, has bought a 25% stake in ZAR X for an undisclosed amount. The equity...

Will your tax rescue South Africa?

The South African tax year stretches from 1 March to 28 February of the next year (except for companies that are granted permission for...