South African Agricultural Commodities Weekly Wrap: 17 March

South Africa’s logistics amongst the best in the world
March 16, 2017
Agbiz Morning Market Viewpoint on Agri-Commodities: 20 March
March 20, 2017

South African Agricultural Commodities Weekly Wrap: 17 March

Since the release of the official crop production estimates, South African agricultural commodity markets have generally been on the bearish path.

This week was no exception, there was widespread bearishness in the market, excluding wheat and sunflower seed which managed to gain ground and closed in positive territory – mainly supported by strong domestic buying interest.

Meanwhile, other grains and oilseeds commodities were pressured by prospects of large domestic supplies, lower Chicago prices, as well as relatively stronger Rand against the US Dollar.

The SAFEX beef market saw a fairly quiet week, with prices unchanged from the previous week’s level. For fruits and vegetables, the week has again been fairly wobbly with daily volumes/stock levels underpinning the market.

Click here to read the full report: Agbiz

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!