Thursday, May 31, 2012

There has been much hype in the media about the ongoing Brazilian frozen chicken anti-dumping case. Frozen whole chicken and boneless chicken breasts originating in Brazil are being investigated by the International Trade Administration Commission ("ITAC") in response to a complaint initiated by the local chicken industry. "Dumping" is said to take place if a product is exported from country A to country B at a price which is less than the price at which that product is sold for domestic consumption in country A.