ANNOUNCEMENT 24 Jun 2011
In June 2011, the members of SACU initiated an anti-dumping investigation. In October 2015, a definitive duty was imposed. In March 2017, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended in October 2017. In June 2021, a sunset review was initiated.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
South Africa, Government Gazette No. 34377, Department of Trade and Industry, Notice No. 405 of 2011, International Trade Administration Commission: http://www.itac.org.za/upload/Frozen%20Bone%20in%20bone%20portions%20of%20fowls%20European%20Community.pdf
South Africa, Government Gazette No. 35238, No. R. 292 of 5 April 2012: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2012-10%20-%20Notice%20R292%20GG%2035238%205%20April%202012.pdf
South African Revenue Service, published in the Government Gazette No. 39525,
of 18 December 2015, Notice No. R.1245: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2015-59%20-%20Notice%20R1245%20GG%2039527%2018%20December%202015.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa, Notice No. 270 of 2017, Government Gazette No. 40717 of 24 March 2017: http://www.itac.org.za/upload/Government%20Gazette%20No270.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa, Notice No. 387 of 2021, Government Gazette No. 44761, 25 June 2021: https://www.gov.za/sites/default/files/gcis_document/202106/44761gen387.pdf
On 24 June 2011, the South African authorities initiated a sunset review investigation on frozen chicken of the species Gallus domesticus, cut in pieces with bone imported from the United States. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 0207.14.90. The request for a review was lodged FC Dubbelman and Associates on behalf of Southern Africa Poultry Association.
On 5 April 2012, the South African authorities decided to extend the anti-dumping duties in force on the subject product for an additional period of five years. The rate of duty ranges between 224cent (approx. USD 0.29) per kg and 940cent (approx. USD 1.2) per kg.
On 18 December 2015, the South African authorities imposed a temporary rebate of the anti-dumping duty on the subject good. From the this date up to and including 31 March 2016 the rebate is subject to a basic quota of 16,250 metric tons. From 1 April 2016 the basic annual quota is 65,000 metric tons. From 1 April 2017 the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will determine the annual growth factor applied to this basic quota. This rebate is limited to South Africa and the subject good imported under this rebate may not be exported to the remaining territory of SACU. Rebates are obtained through a permit issued by the International Trade Administration Commission. Permits are issued on a first come first served basis.
On 24 March 2017, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa initiated a sunset review on imports of frozen bone-in portions of fowls from the United Sates of America. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 0207.14.91, 0207.14.93, 0207.14.95, 0207.14.96, 0207.14.97, 0207.14.98 and 0207.14.99. This follows the application was lodged on 25 October 2016 by the South African Poultry Association.
On 6 October 2017, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa issued a notice extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of chicken meat portions from the United States following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty is 6.61%.
On 25 June 2021, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from the United States.