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ITAC INSTITUTES REBATES ON SELECT POULTRY IMPORTS

ITAC INSTITUTES REBATES ON SELECT POULTRY IMPORTS

In a report released on 6 March 2024, backdated to 15 December 2023, the International Trade
Administration Commission (ITAC) has recommended to the Department of Trade, Industry and
Competition’s (DTIC) Minister Ebrahim Patel that certain rebates for frozen poultry imports could be
implemented to curb alleged “shortages” in the local market.

World Egg Day 2023: Eggs for a healthy future

World Egg Day 2023: Eggs for a healthy future

Since 1996 World Egg Day has been celebrated every year on the second Friday in October. In 2023 on 13 October countries throughout the world will join together to celebrate the egg in a variety of different ways.

THE (NEGLIGIBLE) EFFECT OF ANTI-DUMPING DUTIES ON POULTRY PRICE

THE (NEGLIGIBLE) EFFECT OF ANTI-DUMPING DUTIES ON POULTRY PRICE

Minister Ebrahim Patel agreed with ITAC’s findings that several companies across Brazil, Denmark, Poland, Spain, and the US are dumping poultry products in South Africa, causing material harm to the domestic industry. The Minister also agreed with the remedial trade measures suggested by ITAC and the WTO: Anti-Dumping Duties. Unfortunately, the Minister delayed the implementation of these duties for a year in August 2022, citing consumer cost concerns. SAPA shares the Minister’s concerns, and commissioned Genesis Analytics to determine the effect of these duties on the consumer. Their findings? Duty passthrough is negligible at best.

DARKEST DAY FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN EGG PRODUCERS

DARKEST DAY FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN EGG PRODUCERS

24 April 2023MEDIA RELEASE DARKEST DAY FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN EGG PRODUCERS Dr Abongile Balarane, GM, SAPA Egg Organisation Although eggs remain one of the most affordable animal protein sources, it is becoming increasinglymore expensive for farmers to produce this...