Monthly Archives: April 2017

SA’s combine harvester sales show strong growth

by Wandile Sihlobo, Agricultural Economist at Agbiz on Apr 7th, 2017|

South Africa’s combine harvester sales continue to show strong growth ahead of a bumper crop this season. Recent agricultural machinery sales data showed that in March 2017, combine harvester sales were up by 21% from the previous month and […]

African soybean market could see growth over the coming years

by Wandile Sihlobo, head of economic and agribusiness intelligence at Agbiz on Apr 7th, 2017|

Africa is not a major player in global soybean production yet, with total output averaging 2.4 million tonnes – 90% of which is produced by South Africa, Nigeria, Zambia, Malawi, Benin and Zimbabwe. Africa’s total production makes up a […]