Chicken Industry

Uncle Sam’s trade deals are a game of chicken

South Africa’s poultry farmers know what it’s like to face cheap American imports.

Aziz Sulliman has a bone to pick with Donald Trump. Deep in the remote, rugged mining country of South Africa’s Northern Cape province, Sulliman’s chicken farm has fallen on hard times.

The 46-year-old slaughters about 10,000 birds every few weeks, but that figure has fallen sharply over a couple of years thanks to a wave of cheap chicken imports pouring into the country — particularly from America.

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