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What’s in store for the major poultry producers in 2015?

The outlook for chicken meat this year is broadly favorable, but disease and economic instability will play their part as 2015 progresses.
Late last year, Rabobank published its last Poultry Quarterly of 2014 offering its view of how the market will develop. Rabobank believes that, worldwide, global margins will remain bullish, trade prices will remain stable, and pressure from avian influenza will become a global issue this year.
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No AGOA for South Africa if poultry ban continues?

Will South Africa continue to receive preferential trade benefits under the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) even while the nation imposes anti-dumping duties on imports of U.S. chicken?
 Will South Africa continueto receive preferential trade benefits under the Africa Growth and OpportunityAct (AGOA) even while the nation imposes anti-dumping duties on imports of U.S.chicken?  
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US senators urge South Africa president to drop poultry ban

Sens. Chris Coons and Johnny Isakson warn South Africa could lose benefits under African Growth and Opportunity Act
U.S. Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and JohnnyIsakson, R-Ga., cautioned South African President Jacob Zuma that continuedrefusal to eliminate unfair duties on U.S. poultry could jeopardize SouthAfrica’s continued eligibility for trade benefits available under the AfricanGrowth and Opportunity Act. 
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