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SA against the ropes in a new deadline on AGOA trade agreement

12 January 2016 5:36 PM

South Africa has until the 15th of March to fully comply with the US import of poultry in new AGOA deadline.

South Africa has until the 15th of March to fully comply with the US import of poultry in new AGOA deadline.

702's Xolani Gwala spoke to Peter Draper from Tutwa Consulting regarding the issue.

Listen to the interview below:

They want to put South Africa on a short rope to make sure that those US poultry exports make it onto the shelves.

Peter Draper, Tutwa Consulting managing director

We have to remember that AGOA is essentially a gift, it's a unilateral preference scheme. They gave it to us and they can take it away

Peter Draper, Tutwa Consulting managing director

The amount of trade that take place as a result of AGOA is pretty substantial.

Peter Draper, Tutwa Consulting managing director

12 January 2016 5:36 PM

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