Lawmaker bares ‘midnight import’ of chicken

Published by rudy Date posted on September 1, 2010

MANILA, Philippines – A party-list congressman expressed concern over a looming protest from local poultry farmers over an alleged “midnight” importation of chicken choice parts that is now competing with their products in the local market.

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El Niño, smuggling hound poultry subsector’s growth

Published by rudy Date posted on July 18, 2010

Poultry raisers said over the weekend that the subsector will not achieve a 20-percent increase in broiler production this year, because of the El Niño weather phenomenon and the importation and smuggling of cheaper alternatives to local chicken.

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Exemption from zero tariffs sought for chicken

Published by rudy Date posted on October 19, 2009

THE Philippines will also appeal for the exemption of chicken products from the zero-tariff regime under the Asean Free Trade Area-Common Effective Preferential Tariff (AFTA-CEPT) scheme. The AFTA-CEPT schedule to bring down tariffs to between 0 percent and 5 percent on most products will take effect next year.

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Big, small poultry growers react differently to AFTA implementation

Published by rudy Date posted on June 22, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – Backyard poultry growers are holding back on expansion plans, while big corporate growers such as San Miguel Corp. (SMC) are expanding in the face of the forthcoming implementation of the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA).

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