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.

Trade body will have a bone to pick in poultry tariff case

2019-06-13 14:07

The South African Poultry Association has applied to the International Trade Administration Commission for an 82% tariff increase, saying that local producers cannot compete with dumping from the international market.

DTI responds to Malema's poultry tariff hike demand

2017-01-13 09:09

In response to Julius Malema's urging for a 50% tariff on poultry imports, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies says a committee is examining the industry's challenges.

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.


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.

Parliament welcomes sugar tariff increase

2018-08-17 16:14

Minister Rob Davies said on Wednesday that he endorsed the recommendation that import duties on sugar should be increased to $680/ton.

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.

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