Dire consequences if 'unconsidered' poultry tariff is approved, warn meat importers

2019-07-19 12:32

According to a statement released by the association, government and its import tariff adjudication body are yielding to calls for a tariff increase on chicken product imports.

Another chicken war looms in South Africa

2017-08-28 05:30

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies faces legal action in another battle over chicken.

Don't protect 'unproductive' chicken industry - meat association

2017-03-23 16:00

The chairperson of a meat importing body says safeguards against imported chicken and dumping should not be put in place by government to protect an “unproductive” industry.

SA's chicken industry is crying wolf - importers

2017-01-30 19:52

South Africa's beleaguered poultry industry is not under threat, according to David Wolpert, CEO of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA.

Chicken wars: SA poultry producers must stop whingeing - Amie

2016-10-19 14:55

Chicken imports are not devastating South Africa's poultry industry, says David Wolpert, CEO of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters.

Chicken price hike will shock South Africans - Amie

2016-05-24 21:30

An import tariff on EU bone-in chicken will see retail prices rise by punitive amounts, says the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA. However, the SA Poultry Association has rubbished this claim.

Agoa: SA poultry slammed for 'protectionism'

2016-01-05 16:32

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA has criticised the SA Poultry Association for its “stubborn protectionism” of the local chicken industry.

Anti-dumping duties on chicken welcomed

2014-07-07 11:46

The local poultry industry says it is a relief that anti-dumping duties have been applied to imports of frozen chicken from the Netherlands, Germany and the UK.

Consumers conned over chicken

2014-03-17 05:30

Consumers are being duped when they buy chicken because they are actually paying for salty water, experts tell Fin24.


Poultry import tariff a delicate balance, Patel admits

2019-07-12 18:49

Minister of Trade Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel acknowledged that striking the balance between preserving the local industry and keeping poultry affordable could prove challenging.

Chicken dumping: Rival groups battle it out

2017-06-22 07:31

Claims by advocacy group FairPlay over chicken dumping in South Africa have ruffled the feathers of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters.

Stop dumping chicken in SA, urges SAPA

2017-02-07 06:02

SA's beleaguered poultry industry can be fixed, but for that to happen the European Union must stop flooding the country with cheap chicken, says the SA Poultry Association.

Is SA really importing 'chicken waste'?

2016-10-19 19:20

An importer provides clarity on the misconception around chicken “waste” and “leftovers”, adding that SA's poultry industry refuses to revisit its business model.

Spat over saltwater levels in SA chicken

2016-06-21 19:02

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA does not agree that lowering the percentage of saltwater in chicken will push up prices to "unaffordable" levels.

New chicken row brewing in SA

2016-05-04 06:22

Following concessions on US imports, another chicken storm is brewing as local poultry producers face harsh punishment if they fail to comply with new brine limits.

Poultry industry accused of holding Agoa hostage

2015-03-13 21:15

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA has accused the local poultry industry of holding the economically beneficial Agoa agreement with the US hostage.

Chicken producers want anti-dumping tariffs

2014-06-30 16:07

A proposal by local producers to impose anti-dumping tariffs on chicken cuts is a ploy to boost prices, says the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters.

Don't bow to poultry producers, urges body

2014-01-16 07:25

Poultry producers are resisting a new cap on brine in chicken, which a meat export association says will reduce consumer abuse for commercial gain.

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