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South Africa's citrus exporters are becoming baffled with port issues tormenting Transnet 

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SA's ports are among the most exceedingly awful acting on the planet, as per a worldwide positioning by a World Bank 

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The Citrus Grower's Association says Transnet doesn't seem to have an unmistakable arrangement regarding how to determine continuous issues at South African ports. 

SA's citrus trades industry is becoming progressively worried about the effect of port overabundances on their business. 

The affiliation's acting CEO, Paul Hardman, says obsolete apparatus and over-due upkeep have added to the transportation delays. 

"These issues have been coming for a long while and we are working with Transnet on addressing them", he tells CapeTalk. 

"At the point when we do draw in and converse with Transnet, we find that there's no unmistakable arrangement on how that sort of issue will be settled. Thus, we are worried about port efficiencies", Hardman adds. 

He accepts that the privatization of freight taking care of at significant ports in Durban and Gqeberha might assist with advancing the circumstance over the long haul. 

Cultivators are creating record citrus crops with 160 million tons this season and an extended 200 million tons in the following five years. 

The gathering hasn't occurred, essentially in light of the fact that we were unable to protect a period with Transnet. 

Paul Hardman, Acting CEO - Citrus Grower's Association of Southern Africa 

In any case, we have progressing conversations with Transnet, we have a decent connection with Transnet and we are generally mindful of the specific issues that we are managing. 

Paul Hardman, Acting CEO - Citrus Grower's Association of Southern Africa 

Tragically, we don't perceive a specific improvement right now. The idea of the issues is somewhat primary and we can't see, except if we approach the ports in an unexpected way, how we can fix them.No clear plan on how Transnet will fix port inefficiencies - SA citrus exporters (

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