Rising fuel prices to add pressure on SA's agriculture sector in 2021/22 season

The one concern that farmers currently have to contend with is the rising input costs, says Agbiz chief economist Wandile Sihlobo. We have recently written about the fertilizer and agrochemicals prices which in October 2021 were over 40% compared with 2020 levels. The rising fuel prices are an additional cost that farmers and agribusinesses currently face.

Published: 25 October 2021