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Why the budget speech is important to you as the consumer

Consumers continue to feel the devasting effects due to a strained economy brought about by the pandemic. The upcoming National Budget address is a good time to reflect on the state...

Middleman still exploiter of consumers

"The processors and traders of food products produced by the agricultural industry have always been the 'middleman' who exploited the consumers," says Fanie Brink, an independent agricultural economist. Brink responded to the...

Consumer inflation down but food inflation up – economist

South Africa’s consumer inflation (CPI) for September was marginally down at 4,1% year-on-year, compared with the 4,3% recorded in August, according to data from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). According to Paul...


Global chip drought hits Apple, BMW, Ford as crisis takes turn...

The global chip shortage is going from bad to worse with automakers on three continents joining tech giants Apple and Samsung Electronics in flagging...