IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 20 Feb 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 20 February 2009, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) allowed for a duty exemption on:

  • tape of polymers of propylene,
  • film of polymers of ethylene,
  • non-woven fabric of man-made filaments,
  • fabric impregnated, coated, covered, or laminated with plastics
  • and self-adhesive plates, sheets, films, foil, and strip.

 
The goods carry the following subheadings: 3919.10, 3920.10, 5404.11, 5603.1, 5603.9, and 5903.90.
 
The request came from Procter and Gamble Manufacturing S.A. (Pty) Ltd in order to produce disposable napkins for babies.
 
Affected trading partners
The GTA retrieves its data on affected trading partners from UN Comtrade. However, for the year 2008, the database was not able to provide the affected trading partners for Botswana, Swaziland, and Lesotho.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

279 Textiles n.e.c.
5603 Nonwovens, whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated.
560311 Weighing not more than 25 g/m²
560312 Weighing more than 25 g/m² but not more than 70 g/m²
560313 Weighing more than 70 g/m² but not more than 150 g/m²
560314 Weighing more than 150 g/m²
560394 Weighing more than 150 g/m²
5903 Textile fabrics impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with plastics, other than those of heading 59.02.
590310 With poly(vinyl chloride)
590320 With polyurethane
590390 Other
355 Man-made fibres
5404 Synthetic monofilament of 67 decitex or more and of which no crosssectional dimension exceeds 1 mm; strip and the like (for example, artificial straw) of synthetic textile materials of an apparent width not exceeding 5 mm.
540490 Other
363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3920 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
392010 Of polymers of ethylene
392020 Of polymers of propylene
392030 Of polymers of styrene
392049 Other
392051 Of poly(methyl methacrylate)
392061 Of polycarbonates
392062 Of poly(ethylene terephthalate)
392069 Of other polyesters
392071 Of regenerated cellulose
392091 Of poly(vinyl butyral)
392099 Of other plastics
369 Other plastics products
3919 Selfadhesive plates, sheets, film, foil, tape, strip and other flat shapes, of plastics, whether or not in rolls.
391910 In rolls of a width not exceeding 20 cm
391990 Other

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