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World’s largest feedlot leads South African beef export push

The world’s largest cattle feedlot is expanding South African beef exports beyond the Middle East to take advantage of surging demand in China and other Asian markets. Karan Beef’s feedlot south of Johannesburg is emblematic of a push by South African agriculture to boost exports of more niche products ranging… Read more »

South Africa’s Parliament approves agreement to establish AfCFTA

Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has welcomed Parliament’s ratification of the agreement that establishes the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The AfCFTA was launched during an extraordinary summit of African Union (AU) Heads of State and government, in Kigali, Rwanda, on March 21. South Africa signed the… Read more »

Transnet praised for rapidly restoring stricken Saldanha iron-ore line

JOHANNESBURG ( – State rail transport enterprise Transnet has earned praise by pulling out all the stops to rapidly restore a railway bridge on South Africa’s crucial Sishen–Saldanha iron-ore line. The line came to a halt on November 28 after a truck carrying heavy equipment at excessive height on a… Read more »