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March 26, 2020
South Africa will remain a net exporter of corn in the 2020/21 MY, on relatively high stock levels, due to an anticipated bumper crop in the 2019/20 MY.
March 10, 2020
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in grains.
March 10, 2020
Monthly report on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries worldwide. Sources include reporting from FAS’s worldwide offices, official statistics of foreign governments....
March 28, 2019
Post estimates South Africa will have to import about one million tons of corn in the 2018/19 MY on an estimated 20 percent decline in commercial production due to drought conditions.
October 31, 2018
Due to relatively high stock levels that are suppressing local corn prices, Post estimates that South Africa’s commercial corn producers will cut area by 10 percent to 2.1 million hectares....
March 30, 2018
Post forecasts that South Africa’s wheat imports for the 2018/19 MY will decline marginally to 1.8 million tons, on an expected increase in local production.
March 22, 2017
South Africa should return to being a net exporter of corn in the 2017/18 MY and 2016/17 MY on higher production.
March 29, 2016
South Africa should return to be a net exporter of corn in the 2016/17 MY of about 1.0 million tons on higher production.
February 3, 2016
South Africa is battling one of the worst droughts ever recorded limiting the production of grains.
November 2, 2015
Dry weather is overruling the lure of high corn prices and producers’ decisions to plant more corn in the 2015/16 MY.
March 20, 2015
South Africa’s net trade in corn is expected to decrease from 2.0 million tons to 100,000 tons in the 2014/15 MY, due to a mid-summer drought that hit the main corn producing areas.