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Is AGOA going to result in the collapse of SA’s poultry industry?

| Listen as Cape Talk's Kieno Kammies chats to Senior Agri SA Economist Thabi Nkosi about whether the AGOA agreement will result in the collapse of the country’s local poultry industry.

JOHANNESBURG - United States President Barack Obama last week officially suspended South Africa's trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) from 15 March, effectively setting a new deadline for American poultry to be allowed into the country.

The AGOA agreement was finalised by the Department of Trade and Industry, and the South African Poultry Association says orders for imports have already been placed.

Listen to the SoundCloud above as Cape Talk's Kieno Kammies chats to Senior Agri SA Economist Thabi Nkosi about whether the AGOA agreement will result in the collapse of the country's local poultry industry.

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