• “The assumptions made by various economists and asset managers after the announcement of the economic growth rate for the second quarter two weeks ago1) that the government's budget deficit and its debt burden in relation to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will be reduced have now been proven to be unrealistic,” says Fanie Brink, an independent agricultural economist.

  • “Die ANC-regering se beleid van ‘radikale ekonomiese transformasie’, ‘inklusiewe ekonomiese groei’ en “ekonomiese hervorming” wat niks anders as suiwer politieke slagspreuke is nie het die ekonomie reeds tot bykans finaal oor die afgrond gestoot”, sê Fanie Brink, ‘n onafhanklike landbou-ekonoom.

  • "The policies of the ANC government of 'radical economic transformation', 'inclusive economic growth' and 'economic reform', which are nothing more than pure political slogans, have almost finally pushed the economy over the abyss," says Fanie Brink, an independent agricultural economist.

  • "Die Wêreldbank het geen begrip daarvoor dat die ANC-regering se sosialistiese ideologie reeds die ekonomie in Suid-Afrika feitlik finaal vernietig het en dat groter onbekostigbare sosiale besteding geensins 'n oplossing bied om die ernstige fiskale en sosiale probleme in die land op te los nie," sê Fanie Brink, 'n onafhanklike landbou-ekonoom.

  • "The World Bank has no understanding that the ANC government's socialist ideology has almost completely destroyed the economy in South Africa and that greater unaffordable social spending is by no means a solution to solve the serious fiscal and social problems in the country," says Fanie Brink, an independent agricultural economist.

  • Agri SA se besluit om opnuut "hande met die regering te vat" is uiters skokkend en het nou finaal die kommersiële landboubedryf aan die ANC-regering met sy vernietigende sosialistiese ideologie uitverkoop," sê Fanie Brink, 'n onafhanklike landbou-ekonoom.

  • "Agri SA's decision to further ‘join hands with the government’ is extremely shocking and has now finally sold the commercial agricultural industry out to the ANC government with its destructive socialist ideology," says Fanie Brink, an independent agricultural economist.

  • “Agricultural and mining producers in the primary sector of the economy cannot "pass costs increases on to consumers" as the producer prices in these industries are purely determined by the operation of the market forces of supply and demand in the local and international markets,” says Fanie Brink, an independent agricultural economist.

  • Die Reserwebank het vandag 'n verhoging in sy uitleenrentekoers aan handelsbanke aangekondig van 25 basispunte tot 3,75% wat ook die oortrokke rentekoers tot 7,25% sal verhoog, asook alle ander rentekoerse van die handelsbanke, met onmiddellike effek.

  • The Reserve Bank has announced an increase in its lending interest rate to commercial banks today by 25 basis points to 3,75% that will also increase the overdraft rate to 7,25% as well as all other interest rates of the commercial banks with immediate effect.

  • "Statistics SA announced today that the economy declined by 1,5% in the third quarter of this year after it was already decided in the second quarter to no longer annualise the quarterly growth figures (multiplied by four) to give an indication of the expected annual growth rate.

  • Die Internasionale Monetêre Fonds (IMF) het geen oplossings aangebied vir Suid-Afrika se vernietigende ekonomiese agteruitgang en baie ernstige fiskale en sosiale probleme waarvoor die sosialistiese ideologie van die ANC-regering direk verantwoordelik is nie,” sê Fanie Brink, ‘n onafhanklike landbou-ekonoom.

  • Fanie Brink, Independent Agricultural Economist

  • Fanie Brink, Onafhanklike Landbou-ekonoom

  • Fanie Brink, Onafhanklike Landbou-ekonoom

  • Fanie Brink, Independent Agricultural Economist

  • Fanie Brink 'n landbou-ekonoom. 

  • Fanie Brink, Independent Agricultural Economist

  • The Chief Executive Officer of Business Leadership SA (BLSA), Busi Mavuso, has once again made many highly controversial statements in her latest weekly newsletter which are very far off course to economic recovery and growth.

  • Fanie Brink, Onafhanklike Landbou-ekonoom.