interest rates

April 3, 2018

Cut to interest rates a welcome relief for SA agriculture

The reduced cost of borrowing will incentivise farmers to review their investment decisions in terms of purchasing new machinery, equipment or restart deferred projects such as the expansion of orchards. 
March 7, 2018

Above-average maize crop to contain food prices

South Africa is expected to harvest a smaller but above-average maize crop this year, which should contain food prices. This should be positive for local consumers of food, food companies and food inflation, which in turn […]