CT expects 123% increase in dry bulk

e Port of Cape Town is set for a massive increase in dry bulk volumes due to the ongoing drought in the country. According to port manager Sipho Nzuza an increase of at least 123% is expected for the dry bulk terminal this year. “This is due to the expected increase in agricultural imports due to the drought effect.” According to the Western Cape department of economic opportunities, estimates are that the national agricultural production has declined by more than 42%. “It has been estimated that we will need to import 750 000 tons of maize because of the decline […]

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