Davies vows to rescue SA's ailing poultry industry

2017-02-15 18:34

South Africa’s poultry industry will be protected against the “surge of imports” otherwise there may be no industry left, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

State, industry fight to save the chicken

2017-01-22 13:04

Rains bring some relief, but foreign chickens have come home to roost.

Poultry importers cry foul

2017-01-22 06:55

South Africa’s chicken importers believe that they and the cheap cuts they provide to a predominantly black and poor market are being given a raw deal.

The markets in Trump's uncertain world

2016-11-17 12:15

Despite many predicting that the world would end when Donald Trump won the US presidential election, it didn't. In fact, the market surged higher with ferocity it has not shown in a long time. Or did it?

Trump won't undo Agoa, says CEO

2016-11-10 19:59

Trump's US election victory may not have an immediate effect on South African businesses, says outgoing CEO of the Black Business Council, Mohale Ralebitso.

Agoa: Many can still benefit

2016-10-27 12:42

The African Growth and Opportunity Act has not led to the roaring trade participants expected. Certain industries and certain countries have benefitted more than others, and this needs to change.

What you didn't know about US chicken sold in SA – it's halaal

2016-10-03 06:52

Certain US chicken portions entering South Africa under the US African Growth and Opportunity Act are halaal, one of the top poultry producers has disclosed.

US pork a potential threat to SA, warns producers

2016-09-16 20:15

The South African Pork Producers’ Organisation is taking legal action to prevent US pork from entering the country unless it complies with certain health rules.

Looking beyond Agoa for African textiles and clothing

2016-06-08 19:32

It is essential for Africa to maximise the opportunities presented by Agoa, and more importantly, to develop the local market, says an expert.

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.


Agoa vital for German companies in SA - CEO

2017-02-03 17:56

German companies in SA will be watching developments regarding the future of Agoa with keen interest, says the CEO of the SA-German Chamber of Commerce.

Impact of poultry regulations will be known in February

2017-01-22 09:29

The beleaguered poultry industry says it will only know what impact the new regulations that restrict the amount of brine allowed in frozen chicken pieces have had by the end of February.

Poultry producers to face tight margins in 2017

2017-01-06 12:44

South Africa’s poultry industry is facing several challenges, beyond the consequences of upholding the Agoa agreement with the US.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-11-14 07:34

What does Donald Trump’s victory mean for emerging markets, including SA? What other events will be affecting markets this week?

How Trump policies could hit SA economy

2016-11-09 15:33

The Agoa trade agreement, which was difficult to renegotiate under the Obama presidency, could possibly be even more problematic with Trump in the White House.

US chicken is safe for SA - world poultry council chief

2016-10-05 07:47

South African consumers can rest assured that US chicken is produced to the highest standards possible and is safe to eat, says a US poultry body.

Union wants summit to address poultry crisis

2016-10-02 15:57

Discussions between industry, labour and government should take place in order to deal with concerns about job losses raised by the poultry industry, says Fawu.

US views on SA reveal issues over corruption and border control

2016-07-05 06:00

Insufficient immigration control, an uneven quality of schools, a non-transparent tendering process and widespread corruption are some descriptions the US has for SA.

Nando's: We serve only South African chicken

2016-05-19 07:47

Fast food chain Nando’s has rejected the government’s assertion that it serves imported American chicken in its restaurants.

This is what US Agoa chicken looks like when it comes to SA

2016-04-24 14:27

What consumers see in shops when they buy imported US chicken is certainly not tasty-looking when it arrives in frozen block form, says the South African Poultry Association.

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