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Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: Poultry Voluntary Report

High feed costs continue to stifle attempts at reviving Ghana’s broiler industry. Domestic broiler production is estimated to meet only about two percent of total demand for chicken meat.
South Africa has imposed provisional anti-dumping duties against bone-in chicken meat imports from Brazil and four European Union countries. With this announcement, South Africa is now imposing anti-dumping duties against all nine countries that have regularly exported bone-in chicken portions to this market.
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) has published guidelines regarding procedures for sampling, transportation and handling of meat samples that are meant for microbiological monitoring. The standard procedures...
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South Africa: Update HPAI Outbreak

The ongoing outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in South Africa, which began in April 2021, has led to the culling of nearly 3 million birds, primarily layers. While the greatest impact to date has been in the Western Cape, the...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Africa: Poultry and Products Annual

Post forecasts that chicken meat production will increase by five percent in 2022 on industry investment and lowered input costs.
As a result of these outbreaks, Botswana and Mozambique restricted imports of poultry from South Africa.
On March 16, 2021, the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) announced plans to review the tariff structure of poultry.
On February 22, 2021, South Africa's International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) initiated antidumping duty investigations on bone-in chicken imports from...
On September 4, 2020, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development (DALRRD) informed Post that imports of all poultry products from South Carolina are reauthorized...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Africa: Poultry and Products Annual

In March 2020, the South African government substantially increased the applied most-favored nation import tariffs on bone-in chicken meat and on boneless chicken meat.
U.S. bone-in chicken exports to South Africa for the 2019/2020 year reached 82,592 tons, filling and exceeding the tariff rate quota of 68,590 tons by 20 percent.
South Africa has the largest foodservice market in Southern Africa, and a highly competitive hospitality industry.