On March 16, 2021, the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) announced plans to review the tariff structure of poultry.
On April 9, 2020, the United States reported an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) to the International Organization for Animal Health (OIE).
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Africa: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

All the sections of the Report have been updated based on updated website links and contacts, as well as to comply with the updated reporting instructions.
On March 22, 2017, the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced it has suspended meat imports from establishments suspected to be involved in the Brazil meat scandal.
Since last reported in GAIN, South Africa has not finalized issues related to its concerns over the trade measures that stop exports of U.S. poultry, beef, and pork.
Minister of Agriculture Kátia Abreu discussed expanding beef, poultry, dairy, fruit, and wheat trade with Russia, Myanmar, Japan, South Africa, and Argentina.
June 4 and 5, 2015, in Paris, the South Africa and U.S. poultry industries came to an agreement that would permit the return of U.S. bone in chicken to South Africa.