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Perspectives on Agriculture’s GDP performance in Q3 2020


South Africa’s seasonally adjusted and annualised GDP increased by 66.1% in the third quarter of 2020, owing to the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. Although this represents a major recovery, following a 51.7% decline in quarter 2, overall growth for the first 3 quarters of 2020 remains subdued with a -7.9% contraction compared to the first […]

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November 26, 2020

The latest version of our ten year outlook is available here now. You can also watch recordings of the launch here.

BFAP Baseline 2020


Final Baseline 2020

Sunflower Quality Report


BFAP has undertaken a study, funded by the Oilseeds Advisory Committee (OAC) to provide a deeper understanding of the key drivers affecting sunflower seed quality, the impact of varying (lower) oil content on the industry, and potential interventions to achieve an upgraded state of the value chain. Download the Full Report.

Perspectives on Agriculture’s GDP performance in Q2 2020


The agricultural sector was the lone shining light – the only positive contributor to GDP with an increase of 15.1% from quarter 1 to quarter 2 of 2020 and a contribution of 0.3 percentage points to the overall GDP. Read this one-pager for more details around which subsectors contributed to this growth. Download here

Perspectives on Agriculture’s GDP performance in Q1 2020


StatsSA reports that South Africa’s GDP contracted by 2% in the first quarter of 2020 relative to the fourth quarter of 2019 while the Agricultural GDP grew by 27.8% and contributed 0.5 percentage points to the overall GDP. Download the publication here.

Perspectives on Agriculture’s GDP performance in Q4 2019


BFAP calculates that agricultural GDP contracted by 2.1% in Q4 2019 when compared to Q4 2018. Read this one-pager for some more details and context behind this contraction. Download Here

Food Inflation in 2020Q1 and beyond


Food inflation for January 2020 was recorded at 3.7%. For more on what we expect for the rest of the quarter read here.

The Groundnut Value Chain – Update 2019


This study provides an update of the initial 2012 study and further focuses on the trade competitiveness challenges that the industry is facing and the impact of inconsistent tariff applications. The key indicators for industry growth and continuation include: Trade, tariffs and competitiveness Market development and consistency of supply Price discovery Yields Download the report […]