Tuesday, October 18, 2022
South African meat association urges review on poultry import duties
The South African Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (Amie) has urged the government to review its poultry import tariffs, as the association said the duties add additional burden to consumers, Moneyweb reported.
Friday, September 2, 2022
South Africa poultry sector expects to see increase in dumped imported chicken
The South African poultry industry anticipates an increase in dumping of imported chicken in the coming months, especially from Brazil, after receiving a "licence" from the country's Minister of Trade, Industry, and Competition Eb ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Poultry association urges South Africa to renew anti-dumping duties
The South African Poultry Association (Sapa) is calling on South Africa's Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel, to renew anti-dumping duties.
Monday, June 27, 2022
South Africa's poultry and egg prices could rise due to bird flu outbreak
Prices of poultry and eggs in South Africa could rise as chicken farmers in the country are coping with a H5N1 bird flu outbreak, with the Western Cape province worst affected, Independent Online reported.
Monday, June 13, 2022
South African poultry master plan stalled due to conflict between producers and importers
The South African poultry master plan signed by the domestic industry in 2019 to level the playing field and chart a growth path appears to have stalled, with little progress due to a conflict between producers and importers, IOL reported.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
South Africa's poultry sector misses export opportunity due to failure to meet standards, says meat trade association
The South African poultry industry is "missing a massive opportunity" to export products as a result of it not meeting the health and safety standards required by trade blocs such as the European Union (EU), said the South African ...
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
South Africa's FairPlay calls for removing VAT on poultry prices
South Africa's FairPlay trade movement has called for the removal of value added tax (VAT) imposed on individual quick frozen chicken parts to ease the impact of soaring food and fuel prices on consumers, IOL South Africa reported.
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
South African poultry prices soaring due to inflation and Russian-Ukraine conflict
Poultry prices in South Africa are soaring due to escalating food price inflation, the implementation of chicken anti-dumping tariffs, and the Russian-Ukraine conflict, as the domestic poultry sector looks to expand to reduce its reliant on ...
Thursday, February 24, 2022
South African poultry sector makes improvements to alleviate domestic issues
The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) said it has made improvements to alleviate issues in the domestic poultry sector, such as chicken dumping, illegal imports, avian influenza, and lockdowns related to the pandemic, Engineering New ...
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Azerbaijan suspends poultry imports from Denmark, Romania, and South Africa
Azerbaijan's Food Safety Agency has announced a temporary suspension of live poultry, poultry meat, and chicken eggs from Denmark, Romania, and South Africa due to bird flu, MENAFN reported.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Namibia bans poultry imports from South Africa due to bird flu
Nambia's Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform has banned all imports of South African poultry and poultry products following reports of bird flu outbreaks, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Challenges intensify for South African poultry industry as bird flu found at two more farms
South Africa's poultry industry faces a bumpier road ahead as a pathogenic bird-flu strain was detected on two more farms this week.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Commercial poultry farm in South Africa hit by bird flu
South Africa's Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development said the H5 strain of bird flu was detected at a chicken farm in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng province, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
South Africa concerned over dumped poultry imports from Brazil and EU
The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) has applied for anti-dumping duties against Brazil and four EU countries, calling it a threat against domestic poultry producers and industry jobs, CAJ News Africa reported.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
South Africa's poultry production shows moderate growth during pandemic
The production of South African poultry increased by 5% during the first eight months of 2020, when compared to the same period last year, the South African Poultry Association reported during the second Poultry Executive Oversight Committe ...

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