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FAS Pretoria provides summaries of the latest forecasts of the 11 countries it covers on production, supply, distribution and trade in agricultural products.

South African Small Maple Syrup Market may Present Niche Prospects for United States Suppliers | Sugar, Retail Foods, MISC-Commodity | Pretoria | South Africa

There are no known plantations for sugar maple trees and maple syrup production in South Africa. While the market is relatively small compared to the United States, it may present niche prospects for U.S. maple exports. South Africa has been a net importer of maple syrup since 2015, and imports in 2020 were valued at US$647,729 (109 Metric Tons...

South Africa Initiates Review of Poultry Tariff Structure | Poultry and Products | Pretoria | South Africa

On March 16, 2021, the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) announced plans to review the tariff structure of poultry (fowls of the species Gallus Domesticus). ITAC will undertake this tariff investigation, which stems from the Poultry Sector Master Plan that was agreed to and signed by government and the poultry industry stakeholders in November 2019. In 2018, South Africa...

Sugar Annual | Sugar | Pretoria | Eswatini

Post forecasts that sugar cane production in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) will increase marginally by 1 percent to 6.1 million Metric Tons (MT) in the 2021/22 Marketing Year (MY), based on good rainfall, increased available irrigation water, normal weather conditions, growth in the area planted and consistent cane yields. Post forecasts that sugar production will increase marginally by 1 percent...

Food Processing Ingredients | Food Processing Ingredients | Pretoria | South Africa

South Africa’s well-developed food processing sector has been under pressure since the March 2020 national lockdown due to COVID-19, which imposed many restrictions on the food industry. The sector, which serves as a gateway to Sub-Saharan African markets, has been impacted on multiple fronts including; labor shortages due to work stoppages, limited staff to observe social distancing, sporadic bans...