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Avocados to US, nuts to China to boost SA’s exports

Avocados to US, nuts to China to boost SA’s exports

12/10/2016 - 15:42
US consumers may soon see South African avocados on their supermarket shelves as growers from the country look for new markets to sustain export growth momentum that’s set to taper in its home continent. read more
SA bulk exports fall 4.9% in August to 12.6-million tons

SA bulk exports fall 4.9% in August to 12.6-million tons

13/09/2016 - 09:11
SA’S BULK export volumes fell 4.9% year on year (y/y) in August to 12.6-million tons after dropping 15.4% in July to 11.6-million tons and rising 6.2% in April to the second-highest monthly total of 16.2-million tons, data from the Transnet National Ports Authority showed on Monday. read more
Growing exports help widen trade surplus to R17.4bn

Growing exports help widen trade surplus to R17.4bn

02/09/2016 - 14:35
EXPORTS grew faster than imports in the first seven months of 2016, driven largely by a weak rand, leading to a R17.4bn surplus compared with a R24.7bn deficit over the same period last year. read more
White maize falls to 13-month low

White maize falls to 13-month low

18/03/2014 - 10:23
Johannesburg - White corn futures in South Africa declined to a 13-month low on plentiful supplies.  read more
EU eyes ban on SA citrus imports

EU eyes ban on SA citrus imports

19/11/2013 - 08:37
Johannesburg - The EU is preparing a ban on South African citrus imports that could take orange juice off Europe’s breakfast tables next summer and sour efforts in Brussels to broaden trade with Africa’s biggest economy. read more
Zambia: Inflation declines to 6.5 per cent

Zambia: Inflation declines to 6.5 per cent

09/05/2013 - 11:42
ZAMBIA’s inflation rate for this month has slowed down by 0.1 per cent to 6.5 per cent from 6.6 per cent in March, while the trade surplus has gone up to KR307.7 million. read more
South Africa emerges as 3rd largest export destination

South Africa emerges as 3rd largest export destination

14/01/2013 - 01:44
The year 2012 started off on a negative note with exports in January and February declining by 4 and 9 per cent respectively, compared to the corresponding months in 2011. However, exports have since picked up and as at November 2012, exports of Export Oriented Enterprises (EOEs) recorded a growth compared to January to November 2011. read more
Maize futures slip on US prices

Maize futures slip on US prices

09/01/2013 - 09:01
South African maize futures finished lower on Tuesday in line with lower US grain prices due to slackening demand. read more
Ghana: fish farmers schooled on industry best practices

Ghana: fish farmers schooled on industry best practices

10/12/2012 - 10:49
Forty selected fish farmers along the Volta Lake at Akosombo in the Eastern Region have been introduced to international best practices in aquaculture at a day’s workshop. read more
China faces tough economic choices

China faces tough economic choices

22/10/2012 - 07:55
China's economic model that delivered three decades of double-digit growth is running out of steam and the country's next leaders face tough choices to keep incomes rising.  read more
Chinese manufacturing activity slumps

Chinese manufacturing activity slumps

05/09/2012 - 09:18
Beijing - China's manufacturing activity fell to its lowest level in more than three years in August as the global economic slowdown continues to weigh on the world's largest exporter, HSBC said on Monday. read more
SA farmers court Asian market

SA farmers court Asian market

26/06/2012 - 07:58
Johannesburg - South African maize and citrus farmers are setting their sights on Asia as they grapple with increasing competition in Africa and falling demand in Europe.  read more
Fruit SA calls for export supply chain efficiency

Fruit SA calls for export supply chain efficiency

30/03/2012 - 09:32
South African fruit growers are at risk unless export supply chain services and costs improve, warns a key industry body in the run-up to the Cool Logistics Africa conference. read more
Incoming Sony chief predicts aggressive supply chain cost-cutting drive

Incoming Sony chief predicts aggressive supply chain cost-cutting drive

16/02/2012 - 09:30
New Sony chief executive officer has warned that cost-cutting is a priority in the company’s TV business and supply chain as the company counts the cost of a fourth consecutive annual loss. read more
Transnet defends port tariffs

Transnet defends port tariffs

05/12/2011 - 08:27
Transnet has defended its 18.06 percent proposed port tariff increase, which is three times the current inflation rate of 6 percent, saying yesterday that it was necessary to keep the company’s borrowing tight. read more
Green Cross makes in-roads into Southern Africa

Green Cross makes in-roads into Southern Africa

29/11/2011 - 10:26
Green Cross is making consistent in-roads into neighbouring countries through well placed export orders. read more
Weaker rand helps boost factory recovery

Weaker rand helps boost factory recovery

29/11/2011 - 08:51
Bureau for Economic Research survey shows domestic order volumes rose to a four-year peak, while export sales and order volumes gave positive readings for the first time in more than eight years read more
Canada aims to improve grain export supply chain

Canada aims to improve grain export supply chain

04/11/2011 - 07:44
Canada's national railway, CN and Ray-Mont Logistics have sealed an agreement designed to improve supply chain efficiency for buyers of specialty grains.  read more
Lonhro buys Grindrod's food exporter

Lonhro buys Grindrod's food exporter

20/07/2011 - 11:00
Johannensburg - Lonhro has acquired the business of Grindrod PCA from Grindrod for R50m in cash. The acquisition has been unconditionally approved by the South African Competition Committee. read more
SA exporters 'bullied by Brits'

SA exporters 'bullied by Brits'

31/05/2011 - 07:38
Cape Town - South African fruit producers supplying the United Kingdom have had enough of supermarkets and their buyers’ bullying tactics, and have now called on the British government to protect them from alleged unethical practices. read more
Santova profit expected to soar

Santova profit expected to soar

17/05/2011 - 09:07
Johannesburg - Santova Logistics, which provides logistics solutions for importers and exporters, on Tuesday advised that it expects headline earnings per share for the year ended February 2011 to increase by 245.6% to approximately 1.07c per share. read more