INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
28 Sep 2018 Definitive duty
15 Dec 2016 Preliminary duty
19 Feb 2016 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

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: 15 Dec 2016 | Removal date: 11 Mar 2022
Still in force

Safeguard

On 19 February 2016, the South African authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of frozen bone-in bone portions of fowls from the European Union. The investigation follows the conditions stipulated in Article 16 of the Agreement on Trade, Development and Co-operation between the European Community and South Africa. Further details can found in Notice No. 16 of 2016. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following tariff subheadings: 0207.14.91, 0207.14.93, 0207.14.95, 0207.14.96, 0207.14.97, 0207.14.98 and 0207.14.99. The request for investigation was lodged by South African Poultry Association.
 
On 15 December 2016, the South African authorities imposed a provisional duty on imports of frozen bone-in bone portions of fowls from the European Union. The rate of duty is 13.9%. The measure is in force until 3 July 2017.

On 28 September 2018, the South African authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good from the European Union. The rate of duty between 28 September 2018 and 11 March 2019 is 35.3%. The rate of duty between 12 March 2019 and 11 March 2020 is 30%. The rate of duty between 12 March 2020 and 11 March 2021 is 25%. The rate of duty between 12 March 2021 and 11 March 2022 is 15%.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

211 Meat & meat products
0207 Meat and edible offal, of the poultry of heading 01.05, fresh, chilled or frozen.
020714 Cuts and offal, frozen

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