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Food inflation brief – April 2024 prices

This brief provides an overview of food inflation dynamics, its associated causes, and the cost of basic healthy eating for April 2024. Download here to read the report.

Food inflation brief – March 2024 prices

This brief provides an overview of food inflation dynamics, its associated causes, and the cost of basic healthy eating for March 2024. Download here to read the report.

Food inflation brief – February 2024 prices

This brief provides an overview of food inflation dynamics, its associated causes, and the cost of basic healthy eating for February 2024. This version of the Food Inflation Brief also incorporates the potential impact of the latest crop estimates on basic staple food prices in South Africa. Download here to read the report.

Food inflation brief – January 2024 prices

This brief provides an overview of food inflation dynamics, its associated causes, and the cost of basic healthy eating for January 2024. Download here to read the report.

BFAP Baseline 2023

Access the Baseline 2022 publication through the BFAP Baseline Site. Click here to download

Food Inflation Brief – December 2022

Month-on-month inflation on Food and Non-alcoholic beverages has been losing momentum from October 2022 (+0.9%) to December 2022 (+0.4%). Food inflation was mainly driven by price increases in grain-based foods and vegetable oil products, followed by animal-source foods. Download here to read the full brief. 

Employment Brief 2022 Q3

In this BFAP quarterly employment brief we highlight the agricultural job performance for the 3rd quarter of 2022. Although different surveys, such as the QLFS and the Agricultural Survey paint somewhat contrasting pictures, BFAP unpacks the reasons why we see the agricultural labour market as still robust and strong.   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

Food Inflation Brief – October 2022

Year-on-year inflation on Food and Non-alcoholic beverages gained further momentum in October 2022, with a 0.9% increase from September 2022. Food inflation was mainly driven by price increases in grain-based foods and meat followed by vegetable oil products. Download here to read the full brief. 

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