Increased agricultural output in SA leads to slower inflation

The 2017 season shows the South African agricultural sector is recovering well after recurring drought that ended in 2016. Large outputs are driving decelerated inflation. According to South African business chamber Agbiz, South African food product price inflation slowed down to 1.9% y/y in August from 3.3% y/y in July…

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Zambia’s inflation hits single digit but cost of staple food goes up – chief statistician

Zambia’s inflation rate for November 2016 has improved to a single digit of 8.8 percent from 12.5 percent. But that is hardly good news for consumers because the price of the nation’s staple food has taken an upward swing in the same period. “A comparison of retail prices between October…

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