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Agricultural Trade Brief 2023 Q4

BFAP’s Agricultural Trade Brief interprets and contextualises the latest quarterly international trade data and provides insights on the major factors driving agricultural trade. This quarterly brief provides the trends and patterns of fourth-quarter South African agriculture trade for various commodities with several partners worldwide. Some factors that may have influenced trade in the quarter such

Agricultural Trade Brief 2023 Q3

BFAP’s Agricultural Trade Brief interprets and contextualises the latest quarterly international trade data and provides insights on the major factors driving agricultural trade. Click here to read more.

Perspectives on Agriculture’s GDP performance in Q3 2022

South Africa’s agricultural GDP rose by 22.3% year on year in the third quarter of 2022 – a correction from the sharp decline in Q2 due to the delayed maize harvest. This publication contextualises the latest release of GDP  statistics by StatsSA and provides insights on the major factors driving agriculture’s contribution to GDP. Find the brief

Measuring the competitive performance of the South African stone fruit industry

The aim of the study is to enquire about the global competitive performance of the South African stone fruit industry for the period 1961 – 2012. A five-step analytical framework was applied, using approaches by Balassa (revealed comparative advantage, RCA), Vollrath(relative trade advantage, RTA) and the Porter Diamond Model, together with statistical methods such as cluster analyses, principle

Agri Leaders

THE PEOPLE THAT MAKE AGRI INVESTMENT HAPPEN  Humanity faces some tough challenges in the 21st century. By 2050, we’ll reach ‘peak population’ with more than 9 billion people. That’s a quarter more mouths to feed with ever scarcer resources. We’ll be much older on average, which means that ageing nations in the Americas, Asia and

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