#inflation

Thursday October 26th, 2017

PPI UPDATE: SA food products price inflation slows to 1.3% y/y

Food products’ price inflation eased to 1.3% y/y in September 2017, from 1.9% y/y in the previous month. The deceleration […]
Friday April 13th, 2018

Decline in cattle, sheep and pig slaughtering activity

The 2015-16 drought led to higher slaughtering activity in livestock industry (cattle, pigs and sheep) as farmers struggled to feed their stock amid higher feed costs, coupled with drier pastures.
Wednesday April 18th, 2018

SA food and non-alcoholic beverages price inflation decelerates further to 3.5%

Food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation decelerated to 3.5% in March 2018, from 3.9% in the previous month. This is the lowest levels since December 2013 - thanks to last season’s robust crop output, as well as deceleration in meat price inflation.
Monday May 28th, 2018

SA fuel prices could reach an all-time high in June 2018

After a notable increase in fuel prices earlier this month, June 2018 could bring further uptick in fuel prices to an all-time high. This is due to higher Brent crude oil price, coupled with the relatively weaker Rand against the US Dollar.
Monday May 28th, 2018

SA food price inflation ticked up slightly to 3.9% y/y in April 2018

Food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation marginally ticked up to 3.9% in April 2018, from 3.5% in the previous month. The uptick was largely on the non-alcoholic beverages, particularly soft drinks, on the back of the introduction of the sugar tax in April 2018.
Wednesday July 18th, 2018

Food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation remain unchanged in June 2018 at 3.4% y/y

South Africa’s food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation remain unchanged in June 2018 at 3.4% y/y. Keeping inflation at fairly lower […]
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