International Agricultural Trade Report

West Africa: Prospects for U.S. Exporters

The West African nations of Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal are home to some of the largest cities in the region...
All the sections of the Report have been updated based on recent regulation amendments, updated website links and to comply with the updated reporting instructions.
Namibia consumes about 49,000 tons of beef, 40,000 tons of poultry meat and 6,000 tons of pork per annum.
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.
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.
United States exporters of agricultural products to South Africa, especially meat exporters, face both tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade.