Chicken Prices Set to Rise After Tariff Increase

There is currently an issue brewing in South Africa over the proposed increase in customs duties on imported chicken.? Association of Meat importers and Exporters chief executive David Wolpert warns that these duties could result in a 305 to 50% increase in chicken prices.? The argument centers on whether the increase in price due to the customs duties will be passed onto the consumer, as the total quantity of imports represents 12% of the total poultry soul in South Africa. You can access the report, Chicken Prices Set to Rise After Tariff Increase, by clicking here.