Namibia stands firm over poultry import restrictions

15 June 2015

Nicola Jenvey

"The Namibian government is continuing to fight a legal challenge against its decision to restrict South African chicken imports ... In a paper entitled Regional Dimension of Competition in Poultry published by the South Africa-based Centre for Competition Regulation and Economic Development and released in November, Tatenda Zengeni said growth in poultry demand in Africa and producers' ability to absorb labour had attracted significant investments into the sector...".