Martedì, 09 Febbraio 2016 05:12

Fin24.com | Some provinces struggling to cope with rocketing food costs

Scritto da 
Vota questo articolo
(0 Voti)

Cape Town – The rand’s diminished buying power together with a prolonged drought has left certain provinces struggling to keep up with rocketing food costs.

According to Stats SA, 22% of households

in the country ran out of money to buy food some time during the 12 months prior to a 2014 general household survey.

“The problem is particularly severe in North West (41%), Eastern Cape (32%) and Northern Cape (31%),” the national statistics agency says.

Current data points to an agriculture industry that is struggling.

During November 2015, in the midst of South Africa’s worst drought in 23 years, Stats SA released gross domestic product figures showing three consecutive quarters of steep decline in agricultural activity.

In the third quarter of 2015, the sharp decrease was mainly a result of falling production in field crops, such as maize, sunflowers and sugar cane.

“The drought has forced South Africa to import maize to make up the shortfall. With rand weakness driving up the prices of other imports such as wheat, concern has grown over rising food inflation,” Stats SA said.


Households that depend on grain-based products, and households already struggling to pay for food, are likely to be affected the most.

According to Stats SA, grain-based food - which includes products made from maize, rice and wheat - account for 4.8% of total spending for the average South African household.

The proportion is much larger for households in rural areas, who spend 10.8% on these staples.

“Grain-based products account for over one-third of the food budget for households in rural areas. For every R100 spent on food, households in rural areas spend R37 on grain-based products. Households in primary urban areas spend R25,” Stats SA said.

A provincial breakdown, which includes both urban and rural households, shows Limpopo being most affected.

For every R100 spent on food, households in the province spend an average of R39 on grain-based products, which takes into account the Eastern Cape (R33), KwaZulu-Natal (R33), Mpumalanga (R31) and North West (R28).



Letto 99 volte

8 commenti

  • Link al commento CarolyndubNP Domenica, 06 Agosto 2017 22:53 inviato da CarolyndubNP

    Absolutely NEW update of SEO/SMM package "XRumer 16.0 + XEvil 3.0":
    captchas regignizing of Google, Facebook, Bing, Hotmail, SolveMedia, Yandex,
    and more than 8400 another size-types of captchas,
    with highest precision (80..100%) and highest speed (100 img per second).
    You can connect XEvil 3.0 to all most popular SEO/SMM programms: XRumer, GSA SER, ZennoPoster, Srapebox, Senuke, and more than 100 of other programms.

    Interested? You can find a lot of introducing videos about XEvil in YouTube.
    You read it - then IT WORKS!
    See you later!


    XRumer201708

  • Link al commento CarolyndubNP Domenica, 06 Agosto 2017 17:18 inviato da CarolyndubNP

    Absolutely NEW update of SEO/SMM software "XRumer 16.0 + XEvil":
    captcha solving of Google, Facebook, Bing, Hotmail, SolveMedia, Yandex,
    and more than 8400 another types of captchas,
    with highest precision (80..100%) and highest speed (100 img per second).
    You can connect XEvil 3.0 to all most popular SEO/SMM software: XRumer, GSA SER, ZennoPoster, Srapebox, Senuke, and more than 100 of other programms.

    Interested? There are a lot of impessive videos about XEvil in YouTube.
    You read it - then IT WORKS!
    See you later ;)


    XRumer201708

  • Link al commento CarolyndubNP Domenica, 06 Agosto 2017 06:44 inviato da CarolyndubNP

    Absolutely NEW update of SEO/SMM package "XRumer 16.0 + XEvil 3.0":
    captcha regignizing of Google, Facebook, Bing, Hotmail, SolveMedia, Yandex,
    and more than 8400 another types of captchas,
    with highest precision (80..100%) and highest speed (100 img per second).
    You can connect XEvil 3.0 to all most popular SEO/SMM programms: XRumer, GSA SER, ZennoPoster, Srapebox, Senuke, and more than 100 of other software.

    Interested? You can find a lot of introducing videos about XEvil in YouTube.
    You read it - then IT WORKS!
    Good luck!


    XRumer201708

  • Link al commento CarolyndubNP Domenica, 06 Agosto 2017 01:22 inviato da CarolyndubNP

    Absolutely NEW update of SEO/SMM package "XRumer 16.0 + XEvil":
    captcha breaking of Google, Facebook, Bing, Hotmail, SolveMedia, Yandex,
    and more than 8400 another subtypes of captcha,
    with highest precision (80..100%) and highest speed (100 img per second).
    You can connect XEvil 3.0 to all most popular SEO/SMM programms: XRumer, GSA SER, ZennoPoster, Srapebox, Senuke, and more than 100 of other software.

    Interested? There are a lot of impessive videos about XEvil in YouTube.
    You read it - then IT WORKS!
    See you later ;)


    XRumer201708

  • Link al commento CarolyndubNP Sabato, 05 Agosto 2017 09:12 inviato da CarolyndubNP

    Revolutional update of SEO/SMM software "XRumer 16.0 + XEvil 3.0":
    captcha recognition of Google, Facebook, Bing, Hotmail, SolveMedia, Yandex,
    and more than 8400 another size-types of captchas,
    with highest precision (80..100%) and highest speed (100 img per second).
    You can connect XEvil 3.0 to all most popular SEO/SMM software: XRumer, GSA SER, ZennoPoster, Srapebox, Senuke, and more than 100 of other software.

    Interested? You can find a lot of demo videos about XEvil in YouTube.
    You read it - then IT WORKS!
    See you later!


    XRumer201708

  • Link al commento CarolyndubNP Venerdì, 04 Agosto 2017 22:30 inviato da CarolyndubNP

    Absolutely NEW update of SEO/SMM package "XRumer 16.0 + XEvil":
    captcha solution of Google, Facebook, Bing, Hotmail, SolveMedia, Yandex,
    and more than 8400 another types of captcha,
    with highest precision (80..100%) and highest speed (100 img per second).
    You can connect XEvil 3.0 to all most popular SEO/SMM software: XRumer, GSA SER, ZennoPoster, Srapebox, Senuke, and more than 100 of other programms.

    Interested? There are a lot of impessive videos about XEvil in YouTube.
    You read it - then IT WORKS!
    See you later ;)


    XRumer201708

  • Link al commento CarolyndubNP Venerdì, 04 Agosto 2017 17:23 inviato da CarolyndubNP

    Absolutely NEW update of SEO/SMM package "XRumer 16.0 + XEvil":
    captcha recognition of Google, Facebook, Bing, Hotmail, SolveMedia, Yandex,
    and more than 8400 another size-types of captcha,
    with highest precision (80..100%) and highest speed (100 img per second).
    You can connect XEvil 3.0 to all most popular SEO/SMM software: XRumer, GSA SER, ZennoPoster, Srapebox, Senuke, and more than 100 of other software.

    Interested? You can find a lot of impessive videos about XEvil in YouTube.
    You read it - then IT WORKS!
    Good luck!


    XRumer201708

  • Link al commento DorothyAffexUY Lunedì, 17 Luglio 2017 18:42 inviato da DorothyAffexUY

    Absolutely NEW update of SEO/SMM package "XRumer 16.0 + XEvil 3.0":
    captcha solving of Google, Facebook, Bing, Hotmail, SolveMedia, Yandex,
    and more than 8400 another types of captcha,
    with highest precision (80..100%) and highest speed (100 img per second).
    You can connect XEvil 3.0 to all most popular SEO/SMM programms: XRumer, GSA SER, ZennoPoster, Srapebox, Senuke, and more than 100 of other programms.

    Interested? You can find a lot of introducing videos about XEvil in YouTube.
    Good luck ;)


    XRumer20170717

Devi effettuare il login per inviare commenti

Powered by

Questo sito utilizza cookie tecnici e di profilazione propri e di terze parti per le sue funzionalità e per inviarti pubblicità e servizi in linea con le tue preferenze. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie clicca qui.

  Chiudendo questo banner, scorrendo questa pagina o cliccando qualunque suo elemento acconsenti all'uso dei cookie.