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Firmer outlook for poultry prices

Global poultry prices are taking off in Q2, according to Rabobank’s quarterly poultry report.

This bullishness is driven by relative price support from high beef and pork prices alongside demand recovery and a more balanced supply and demand situation in most regions of the world.

The report also points to falling international feed prices, based on a good crop outlook for wheat in Europe and Australia, and for soy beans in the USA.

“Under improved global market conditions, led by the North American region, a slight increase in global chicken prices is expected,” says Rabobank analyst Nan-Dirk Mulder. “We see an increasingly balanced market, where supply discipline is more the order of the day and improving margins will be the likely result.

“However, markets remain volatile and any change in fundamentals, especially from the supply and feed side, will impact global prices. Suppliers should look to keep production growth disciplined.”

via Firmer outlook for poultry prices – 30/07/2014 – Farmers Weekly.

South Africa say Brazil are unlikely to approach WTO on poultry ban

South Africa doesn’t believe Brazil will approach the World Trade Organization about the African nation’s decision to impose higher tariffs on some poultry imports, Trade Minister Rob Davies said.

There is “no big crisis” with Brazil on poultry, Davies said today at a trade conference in Sun City, northwest of Johannesburg. “There has been a certain amount of exaggeration about whether this will go to the WTO or not,” Davies said.

Brazil’s poultry association said it would ask the government to approach the WTO about import charges South Africa imposed on the South American nation’s exports, it said in a Feb. 13 statement.

Import charges of 6 percent to 63 percent had been imposed on the poultry for six months, as initial information showed Brazilian producers were dumping products in South Africa and neighboring countries, Francois Dubbelman of Pretoria-based FC Dubbelman and Associates, which represents the South African Poultry Association, said in February.

via S. Africa Says Brazil Unlikely to Approach WTO on Poultry – Bloomberg.

Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) — Brazil’s poultry association said it will ask the government to approach the World Trade Organization about South Africa imposing higher tariffs on some imports from the South American nation.

These are “flagrant violations of the WTO’s anti-dumping agreement,” Ubabef Markets Director Francisco Turra said in a statement posted on the Sao Paulo-based organization’s website yesterday and dated Feb. 13. “It’s clear that South African importers’ responses and information from Ubabef about how the costs of the Brazilian products are calculated weren’t considered, besides other technical failures.”

Import charges of 6 percent to 63 percent have been imposed on the poultry for six months, as initial information showed Brazilian producers are dumping products in South Africa and neighboring countries, Francois Dubbelman of Pretoria-based FC Dubbelman and Associates, which represents the South African Poultry Association, said yesterday.

The South American producers include BRF Brasil Foods SA, the world’s biggest poultry exporter, and Seara Alimentos, the pork and poultry unit of Marfrig Alimentos SA, Latin America’s second-largest producer of beef. Brasil Foods declined to comment, the company said in an e-mailed response to a query today.

South Africa’s International Trade Administration Commission, which asked for the tariffs, will finalize its findings once interested parties have commented on the preliminary outcome, it said in its Jan. 30 report.

via Brazil Poultry Group to Approach WTO on South Africa Chicken – Businessweek.