HPAI: Should the US poultry industry still be concerned?

The last reported case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the U.S. was on April 18, 2023, more than three months ago. Is it time for the poultry industry to let down its guard? HPAI: Should the US poultry industry still be concerned? | WATTPoultry.com (wattagnet.com)

What future for seeds under the African Free Trade Area?

The African Union is putting the finishing touches to the draft protocol on intellectual property rights to the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Once ratified, this text will form an integral part of the AfCFTA and will be applied across all 54-member countries. The protocol will apply to all categories of […]

Trade restrictions begin to ease.

World Trade Organization (WTO) members have continued to facilitate imports and generally exercise restraint in the use of trade-restrictive measures from mid-October 2022 to mid-May 2023, according to Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s mid-year report on trade-related developments, However, while the number of export restrictions on food, feed and fertilisers has come down substantially, many such measures […]

AMIE’s July 2023 Digital Newsletter

JULY 2023 NEWSLETTER   To read all the latest news and updates, statistical analysis, and follow industry initiatives, follow the link below to access our downloadable, digital newsletter. [button link=”https://amiesa.co.za/Newsletter/2023/July/index.html” type=”big”] READ HERE[/button]  

NEWSFLASH: AMIE Challenging Anti-dumping Duties and Supporting Food Security in SA

AMIE calls on the South African government to carefully reconsider the decision to reinstate Anti-Dumping Duties (ADDs) on chicken imports from key partners. In light of the high inflationary environment in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, as well as the avian influenza epidemic, imposing ADDs would have a profoundly negative […]

Anti-dumping duties on frozen chicken up for review

Local chicken producers and importers of frozen bone-in chicken portions are gearing up for the upcoming review to reimpose anti-dumping duties against several key trade partners. The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (Amie) published a lengthy report arguing that the duties will have a detrimental impact on consumers and food security. Anti-dumping duties on […]