S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.5 No.48, December 2, 2019
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Good news last week
Tracking SA's recovery in the headlines:
Retail last week
Comment from 4 retailers on Saturday
Stock Exchange News Service (SENS) releases last week
Woolworths - trading update
SARS Customs destroys illegally imported goods valued at over R7m
Durban, KZN, SA (November 29, 2019) – Customs officials of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) began destroying several illegally imported vehicles and clothing valued at over R7-million in Durban, according to a press release on Friday.
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They Said It
"Joe was my Factory Manager at Millana...a Somerset lad. He got lured away to New Zealand a couple of years before everything went 'belly up' at Millana. He was a naughty bugger...so we got on quite well. The stories I could tell......alas none printable!" - Michael Wakeling, former MD of Millana Shoes in Port Elizabeth, on Joe Hembro, who died recently in New Zealand.
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ABSA Agri Trends 28/11: Hides & skins prices
Hides: The current average hide price is R1.65/kg, this is 0.6% higher than last week’s price of R1.64/kg. The current price is 0.3% lower than prices were a month ago and the current hide price is 58.0% lower than prices were a year ago. The hide market remains under immense pressure. Abundant supplies continue to weigh down the global and local market..- Conce Moraba, agricultural economist, Absa Group. NB* Hide prices are determined by the average of the RMAA (Red Meat Abattoir Association) and independent companies.
02/12/1949: Stephen Chetty, retired, formerly NFLC, Vanderbijlpark, and Edcon, Johannesburg.
In Memoriam this week
02/12/1996: Pieter Du Plooy, Bata Zimbabwe, Bata SA.
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Next newsletter: December 9, 2019.