SA agriculture needs new export markets

While South African exports are expanding in volume and value, they are concentrated in too few markets, argues economist Wandile Sihlobo.

EU proudly protects its own workers

The European Union does a magnificent job of protecting its own industries, markets and workers from competition it views as unfair.

Namibia also suffering because of duty delay

The decision to suspend anti-dumping duties on dumped chicken imports is affecting industries across southern Africa.

Floods and drought can make rice more expensive

A price rise for imported rice may soon hit consumers’ pockets.

Farmers fear loadshedding will affect food security

Agri SA says continued power outages could threaten food security because of food shortages and high prices.

Food “waste” can feed millions

As millions of people go hungry, more than 30% of the world’s food production is wasted.

Africa must ramp up food production

The Ukraine war has highlighted the need for Africa to produce more of its own food, as 340 million people in Africa face food insecurity.

Imports have a place, but not dumping, says SAPA

The SA Poultry Association has drawn a careful distinction between legal, illegal and dumped chicken imports.

Preparing for a surge of chicken imports

When will foreign poultry producers take advantage of the suspension of South African anti-dumping duties?

French producers want to end Ukraine’s duty-free imports

French poultry producers want to stop duty-free poultry imports from Ukraine which are meant to help the war-torn country’s battered economy.

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