SA’s farmers are grappling with disputes with key export markets in the EU and China that risk crippling a sector that has been one of the economy’s few bright spots in recent years.

Citrus and wool exports have been hit by the imposition of phytosanitary restrictions, which SA exporters say are unwarranted and discriminatory. The government is likely to come under increasing pressure to intervene on their behalf...

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