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Trade took a beating in May providing further evidence of the effects of surging global inflation, the war in Ukraine, supply-chain issues, higher fuel and energy prices, rising interest rates and Covid-19 lockdowns in China.

Locally, the situation is being made worse by power cuts and logistical constraints as a result of theft and vandalism at railways and ports, according to the Trade Conditions Survey for May, compiled by the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci)...

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