Namibia is the first African country to gain market access to export beef to the United States after 18 years of trade negotiations between the two countries.
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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Tanzania: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report complements the FAIRS Country Report. The report specifically provides information on Government of Tanzania (GoT) required certificates for exporting food and agricultural products....
On May 18, 2017, the South African Ministry of Health invited further comments or inputs on the Draft Regulations relating to maximum levels of metals in foodstuffs.
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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Africa: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This is the first FAIRS - Certification Report for South Africa. The report lists major certificates and permits required to export food and agricultural products to South Africa.
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.