It shouldn’t take more than three weeks for exports but grapes take more than twice as long.
Producers need to tap into EU, US and Chinese markets to fetch premium prices.
The latest outlook scales back the earlier optimism in the barometer from February.
Allowing exports through the Port of Odessa could bring relief.
Police visibility helps to clear roads, but the situation remains volatile.
Service delivery protests impact trade on the north-south route.
Nothing has come of April 17 undertakings to clear the backlog.
President Putin’s war is causing global economic disruptions.
One seizure involved nearly 20 000 coconuts filled with liquid cocaine.
Exports and domestic sales are climbing.
The demand for processed food in the DRC remains high.
The issue at stake is the removal of tariffs to drive down prices vs tariff protection for local producers and value-chain participants.