Monday August 7th, 2017

Medium term forecasts present some hope.

The recent update for the week ending 31 July 2017 shows that dams averaged 27%, compared to 55% in the […]
Monday May 21st, 2018

Spotlight on the US maize market

Today the focus will be on the US maize market ahead of the weekly crop progress data which is due for release in the evening. In the week of 13 May 2018, about 62 percent of the maize area for this season had already been planted. This, however, is slightly behind last year’s pace of 68 percent in the corresponding period.
Tuesday August 28th, 2018

The weather and trade policy remains topical issues in the SA wheat market

This past weekend the Western Cape province received widespread showers which should slightly improve soil moisture and benefit the crop […]
Wednesday October 17th, 2018

Spotlight on maize market

The weather remains an important factor in the US maize market, as it could still influence the harvest process, as […]
Thursday October 25th, 2018

SA food and non-alcohol beverages accelerated to 3.9%

South Africa’s food and non-alcoholic beverages price inflation accelerated to 3.9% y/y in September 2018, up by 3.5% y/y in […]
Friday October 26th, 2018

South African farmers intend to increase summer crop hectares in 2018/19

The ‘intentions to plant’ data provided tentative evidence that South Africa could have another good production season, which might keep […]
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