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Uncorking the results, age by age
Gen Zs prefer basic and mainly sweet, palatable, budget-friendly wines. They like red, rosé, and white wines that win awards and have eye-catching labels, as they believe these enhance their image.
Monday, June 5, 2023
South Africa is falling apart
South Africa is currently in the grip of its worst-ever power cuts, while coal exports fell to a 30-year low in 2022 because of the poor performance of the national freight rail company. That, coupled with poor water infrastructure and inefficient ports, is stifling investment.
Friday, June 2, 2023
AGRI NEWS RUSH - News Headlines Weekend 4th June 2023
Agriculture Healines of the week.
Thursday, June 1, 2023
The World Bank has been tracking carbon markets for around two decades and the annual State and Trends of Carbon Pricing report is now in its tenth year. When the first report was published a decade ago, only 7% of global emissions were covered by either a carbon tax or an ETS. Today, as highlighted in the 2023 report, almost a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions (23%) are now covered by 73 instruments.
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
South African Central Bank Sounds Alarm on Threat of Sanctions
South Africa’s central bank has warned of dire consequences should the country face censure due to its stance on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.At worst, secondary, or indirect sanctions could be imposed on the country and lead to a sudden halt to capital inflows and increased outflows, the bank said in its latest financial stability review published on Monday. It cautioned that South Africa’s financial system would be unable to function if its ability to make international payments in dollars was impeded.
Monday, May 29, 2023
Dangerous slowing of Antarctic ocean circulation sooner than expected
Climate change-driven shifts in the circulation of waters to the deepest reaches of the ocean around Antarctica, which could reverberate across the planet and intensify global warming, are happening decades "ahead of schedule", according to new research.
Thursday, May 25, 2023
South Africa- We should welcome dumping, not penalise it.
The government of South Africa is weighing new anti-dumping tariffs of up to 232% on a range of products imported from China and India, ostensibly to protect local industry. Bad plan. The International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC), a bunch of pencil-pushers tasked with second-guessing the ‘proper’ pricing of imports, has asked Ebrahim Patel, the communist in charge of the Department of Trade Barriers, Deindustrialisation and Collusion (DTIC), to impose ‘anti-dumping’ tariffs on a number of products imported from China and India.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Natural gas might be the same commodity everywhere in the world, but prices can vary dramatically because of the complex network of infrastructure needed to transport it.