Comprehensive tariff restructure is in the offing

A complete review of the tariff structure for poultry imports is underway, and it might have very interesting outcomes.

How about a South African “trade defence” policy?

In its tariff structure review, we hope ITAC studies the “trade defence” policies implemented by the European Union.

Retrenched workers back in the poultry business

Here’s another good news story. Retrenched poultry workers have built a small but thriving business in Cato Ridge, near Pietermaritzburg...

From small to big in the egg business

The success of egg producer Beverly Mhlabane is an inspiring example of what determination can do. A qualified engineer, she...

Importers against dumping

FairPlay is delighted to have two of its importer-supporting critics agree that chicken dumping is happening, that it’s damaging, that...

Chicken dumping is no myth

Chicken importers like to pretend that dumping doesn’t happen. There’s plenty of evidence to prove them wrong.


Siyabuya is a new movement that has been formed to unite people across South Africa who believe the country can emerge stronger from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bird flu alert

South Africa has been struck by its first incident of avian influenza since the devastating outbreak of 2017.

Exports are still languishing

Covid-19 has disrupted the poultry industry worldwide, including in South Africa. One of the victims has been the export drive.

Brazil profits from EU woes

It’s time to renew the focus on chicken imports from Brazil. Brazilian activities were among the interesting details in the February poultry import statistics.

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