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NAMIBIA’S BROILER INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTES 0.71% TO GDP

Despite the uncertainty around the current legislation, Namibia’s broiler industry has performed exceptionally well, contributing 0.71% to Namibia’s overall Gross Domestic Product. This is...

SHAKE UP OF GLOBAL TRADE IS THE MAIN FUTURE CHALLENGE

The main challenges the poultry industry faces in the short and long term future are becoming more and more stable factors. Feed quality and...

GOVERNMENT LIST BAN ON ALL FEED INPUTS AMONG OTHERS

Government through Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock issued an import ban for all livestock, livestock products, all feed inputs, biologicals among others. The ban...

AFRICAN SWINE FEVER DICTATES PROTEIN PRICES

As the African swine fever outbreak continues to spread across the globe, Australian producers may experience a higher demand for proteins from overseas markets. Market...

TRADE RESPONSE FOR THE BIRDS – POULTRY FARMERS

Chicken, Turkey and Egg producers say a big hit is coming and the federal government needs to help them adapt. They’re facing increased imports...

POULTRY FEEDS PRODUCTION UP 44%

Poultry feeds production increased by 44% to 111 231 tonnes in the first quarter of the year, but the cost of raw materials continues...

KENYA LIFTS 2-YEAR BAN ON UGANDA POULTRY PRODUCTS

Kenya has lifted the ban on poultry products from Uganda following recent bilateral talks between the two heads of state that will also see...

SOUTH AFRICA, BOTSWANA, NAMIBIA, ESWATINI, LESOTHO AND MOZAMBIQUE MEET TO SECURE A TRADE DEAL...

Trade officials from South Africa, five other Southern African countries and the UK are due to meet this week in Botswana to try...

PREPARATIONS FOR THE AFRICAN CONTINETAL FREE TRADE AREA COMMENCES

The preparations for the implementation of the African continental free trade area commences with the development of the tariff phased down schedule. The Ministry...

CHINA BUYS MORE SOYA BEANS FROM US AHEAD OF TRADE TALKS NEXT MONTH

WASHINGTON - China bought an additional 204,000 tonnes of American soya beans on Friday (Sept 13) – a day after Chinese buyers bought 600,000...

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