Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, March 2021

14 April 2021. Amid a resurging pandemic, the economic recovery accelerates, pushed forward by demand and output from China and the United States. Read more…


Potatoes SA campaign to unpack position of potatoes during pandemic

13 April 2021. Potatoes South Africa (PSA) has embarked on a bold awareness campaign in a bid to create perspective around the resilience and performance of the potato industry’s stakeholders, especially in the context of South Africa recently marking its first-year anniversary of the Covid-19 disruption. Read more…


Liquor industry bodies decry talk of another ban over Easter

29 March 2021. ANOTHER ban on alcohol would be the end of the tavern sector as we know it, Liquor Traders Formation convener Lucky Ntimane said yesterday. Read more…


More than half of global business leaders don’t expect economic recovery until 2022

26 February 2021. What impact has Covid-19 had on businesses? And how can they bounce back? Read more…


Freshplaza News

17 February 2021. Stronger Rand and electricity & fuel increases put South African farmers under pressure. Read more…


Cost of soybeans will remain high for South Africa’s poultry industry

16 February 2021. Read more…


Steady interest rates outcome still positive for agriculture in tough times

26 January 2021. The lower rates were positive for the agriculture sector especially at the height of agricultural activity and increased credit demand. Strong commodity prices have also helped keep farmers afloat, although there are pockets of Covid-19 induced challenges such as the wine value chain. Read more…


Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, December 2020

15 January 2021. A fast economic recovery, led by manufacturing and trade, is challenged by a resurgent pandemic; a Brexit deal is signed at the wire. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

10 December 2020. South Africa: Quarter three GDP results confirm agriculture continues to shine. Read more…


Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, November 2020

8 December 2020. The global economic recovery strengthened alongside a resurgent wave of COVID-19 cases; with vaccines on the horizon and easing US political uncertainty, investor confidence climbed. Read more…