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DA supports VAT-free chicken

Support for removing the 15% value added tax (VAT) from chicken has come from South Africa’s official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance.

RCL will let Rainbow fly free

Rainbow Chickens, South Africa’s second largest poultry producer, is on the way to being separated from its parent company, RCL Foods.

Poultry producers triumph in EU dispute

Poultry producers in the SA Customs Union (SACU) have won an arbitration case which rejected an EU bid to overturn safeguard duties on imported chicken.

Chicken may be on the menu when Biden meets Ramaphosa

Chicken may be a surprise item for discussion when President Cyril Ramaphosa meets President Joe Biden in Washington next week.

AGOA up for renewal in 2025

The AGOA treaty gives South Arica duty-free access to US markets for nearly 7000 items. But this deal has comes with strings attached.

Chicken importers score from duty suspension

Local poultry producers will try to persuade the government that chicken importers, not consumers, benefit from the suspension of anti-dumping duties.

No such thing as cheap imported chicken, says SAPA

The SA Poultry Association says anti-dumping duties do not push up the retail price of chicken and that dumped imports are sold in shops at market prices.

Thousands of SA jobs lost to dumping

The Food and Allied Workers’ Union FAWU says 2 500 members were among the 9 000 workers who had lost their jobs between 2011 and 2017.

End duty suspension, says Henwil Chickens

A South African chicken producer says failure to implement anti-dumping duties means it will have to cut overheads, labour and employment costs.

Impose anti-dumping duties now, says Rainbow

Rainbow Chicken, South Africa’s second-largest poultry producer, has added its voice to the calls for the immediate imposition of anti-dumping...





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