If Paul Matthews wants to “debunk tariff and dumping myths” he should start with his categorical statement on chicken imports that “there has been no dumping since 2015” (“FairPlay’s focus on poultry imports oversimplifies the issues (../2021-02-10-letter-fairplays-focus-on-poultry-imports-oversimplifies-the-issues/)”, February 10).

Before taking this statement at face value, Business Day readers should expect the imminent publication of an application for new antidumping duties by the SA Poultry Association (Sapa). The association has said the application will cover Brazil and four EU countries — Denmark, Ireland, Poland and Spain...

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