Results for Association of Meat Importers and Exporters
The brewing confrontation between local chicken producers and importers of frozen chicken cuts about proposed punitive import tariffs has now been replaced with cooperation and a search for a definitive 'Chicken Master Plan' for the local market...
3 days ago
The South African Poultry Association has responded to the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters study on the South African chicken industry, which has claimed that a decision to increase tariffs will have dire consequences for consumers.
30 Jul 2019
The study finds that despite already high levels of trade protection, domestic producers have not increased production to meet growing demand...
26 Jul 2019
"The right of South Africans to access a prime source of dietary protein must outweigh the factional interests of sectors of the poultry producing industry."
14 Jun 2019
The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE) and the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) have agreed to lift the veil of secrecy on 'confidential' documents on which the protectionist application on chicken imports is based, thereby averting a protracted court battle...
15 May 2019
According to Francois Baird, founder of FairPlay, the recently gazetted agricultural safeguard levy of 35.3% imposed on bone-in chicken cuts will impact importers, not consumers...
9 Nov 2018
The latest gazetted agricultural safeguard levy of 35.3% imposed on bone-in chicken cuts has raised concerns for the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters...
2 Oct 2018
Members of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council met local business and new importers during a visit to South Africa last month...
Issued by ITP Communications 17 Apr 2018
The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) hosted its international staff meeting in South Africa recently, bringing producer members to the country to explore opportunities...
13 Apr 2018
A recent episode of Special Assignment looked into how unsafe imported chicken ends up in consumers' pots...
23 Jan 2018
It's not often that the government gets accused of being overzealous in its food safety measures, but that was the claim made by the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters...
Wendy Knowler 2 Jan 2018
The verbal war over whether or not the dumping of cheap imported chicken portions is to blame for the woes of the poultry industry, has feathers flying...
Linda Ensor 10 May 2017
SA's crisis-stricken poultry industry - and whether the crisis has been caused by "dumping" of EU bone-in chicken portions - was the subject of heated debate in parliament...
Linda Ensor 23 Mar 2017
A faceless group is lining its pockets with the profits made from tons of European Union (EU) chicken that is dumped in South Africa...
20 Mar 2017
US chicken-in-bone exports to SA have so far neither met expectations nor come near the maximum level allowed for under the quota agreement thrashed out between the US and South African governments earlier this year...
Linda Ensor 12 Aug 2016
The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA (Amie) said it does not agree with Sapa that new regulations limiting the practice of injecting chicken with saltwater...
22 Jun 2016
The South African Poultry Association has asked the International Trade Administration Commission to impose an agricultural safeguard...
Linda Ensor 30 Mar 2016
The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA (AMIE) criticised the SA Poultry Association (Sapa) for its stubborn protectionism...
Dane McDonald 6 Jan 2016
Preliminary antidumping duties against imports of frozen bone-in chicken from three of SA's trading partners in the European Union have lapsed in the new year, opening the way for increased inflows...
Amanda Visser 9 Jan 2015
South Africa's European trading partners - Germany‚ the Netherlands and the UK - are being probed by the International Trade Administration Commission (Itac) for allegedly dumping frozen bone-in chicken portions.
Amanda Visser 30 Oct 2013
Merlog Foods, an importer and wholesaler of frozen and chilled food products, has applied to the International Trade Administration Commission (Itac) for a reduction in the import duties on chicken carcasses and offal.
Amanda Visser 8 Jul 2013
South African Poultry Association's chief executive Kevin Lovell claims that 90% of the 370,000 tons of chicken imported from Brazil, Argentina, the US and European Union last year is considered waste by consumers in those nations
Sipho Masombuka 21 Jun 2013
The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (Amie) will bring an application in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday (18 June) for information about an increase in chicken import duty costs.
18 Jun 2013
The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (Amie) has strongly criticised local poultry producers for "using misinformation and innuendo" in a bid to convince decision makers and the public that imports were a threat to local business.
Khulekani Magubane 10 Jun 2013
The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE) is seeking urgent relief from the North Gauteng High Court to have access to confidential information in the application brought by the South African Poultry Association before the International Trade Administration Commission (Itac) for an increase of up to 82% in import duties on frozen poultry.
Amanda Visser 20 May 2013
South African chicken producers are taking up the fight against cheap imports again by asking for drastic increases in import duties.
Amanda Visser 22 Apr 2013
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies' call for "a comprehensive strategy" that will protect South African poultry producers - rather than raise general tariffs or impose anti-dumping duties - has left local producers disappointed.
Linda Ensor 28 Dec 2012
The government has decided not to impose additional duties on chickens imported from Brazil - and this decision which will halt Brazil's complaint to the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Linda Ensor 23 Dec 2012
The government wants to reduce the levels of brine found in chicken, according to a report on Thursday.
20 Jul 2012
The heat is on in the Brazilian chicken antidumping case, with those opposing the application by local producers for greater protection saying there is a huge amount of misrepresentation and manipulation of statistics.
Amanda Visser 1 Feb 2012
Expiry or "best before" dates on chickens should not be altered, the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA said on Thursday, 23 December 2010.
24 Dec 2010
The Red Meat Industry Forum of South Africa (RMIF), which represents all 12 role-player organisations within the red meat industry, has launched a single, easily accessible one-stop website for consumers and industry alike.
7 Dec 2009