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South Africa increased imports of poultry meat for the first time in five years

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Published Feb 21, 2024

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South Africa increased purchases of poultry meat for the first time since 2018. The largest share of imports, 62.6 percent, came from mechanically separated chicken. Brazil is the leader with a share of 80 percent of total supplies to the African state. The EU and Brazil have reduced their volumes due to anti-dumping duties.
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In January-November last year, the Republic of South Africa (RSA) increased purchases of poultry meat for the first time since 2018, writes BizCommunity. The largest share of imports, 62.6 percent, came from mechanically separated chicken, 18.5 percent from by-products, and the rest from fillets and other types of products. Both products are especially in demand for the African market as a source of healthy and cheap protein, and in the case of semi-finished products, also as a quick cooking method. Among the exporters of these products to the African state, Brazil is the leader with a share of 80 percent of total supplies, another seven percent was taken by the countries of the European Union, the rest by the United States and a number of other countries. Vietnam is considering supplying poultry meat to Mongolia The states mainly import thighs, drumsticks and the famous legs, which in our country are also called “Bush legs,” into South Africa. Other exporters have a wider range ...
Source: Rosng
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