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Month: Apr 2021

Liquidations Rise 49% Year-On-Year

29 April 2021 – According to brand-new data by Statistics South Africa 216 companies liquidated in March this year, compared to 178 the month before – a 21% jump. This is almost 50% higher than March last year. Business consultants are concerned about smaller businesses, which bear the brunt of the hardship, and have developed some lifelines to help …

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South Africa’s Agriculture Master Plan Hinges On Logistics Industry

28 April 2021 – The agricultural sector remains a net exporter, with exportable volumes of various commodities growing annually, weather conditions permitting. The export value of $10.2bn in 2020 was the second-largest on record, after $10.7bn in 2018. Aside from the regulations and trade agreements that allow SA’s agricultural sector to enjoy this excellent export …

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The African Continent Is Not A Good Maize Export Market For South African Farmers Right Now

23 April 2021 – The favourable agricultural season for most African countries has not reached the corners of Kenya sufficiently. Kenya is one of the few African countries that will likely remain significant maize importers in the 2021/22 marketing year. Several countries such as Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Ethiopia expect a large domestic …

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Sub-Saharan Africa’s Economy To Rebound This Year As Activity Picks Up

21 April 2021 – Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to rebound this year as the continent’s economic drivers pick up momentum after activity was halted by the coronavirus pandemic, despite a slower pace of vaccinations compared with the rich world, a Reuters poll found. Medians in a Reuters poll taken in the past week showed sub-Saharan …

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