Impact of rail destruction on agriculture sector

Transnet has raised concerns that its railway line carrying cargo between Johannesburg and Durban, is on the verge of collapse from cable theft. The state-owned company is calling on government to step in to protect the line. This container corridor transports agricultural and automotive goods, grain, fuel, and various minerals. Agbiz CEO Theo Boshoff and executive director of the South African Cereals and Oilseeds Trade Association Dr André van der Vyver discuss this in the linked interview with eNCA.

Published: 23 June 2023