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: 23 Dec 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 23 December 2011, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) increased the import duty rate on water meters from zero to the WTO bound rate of 10 percent. The duty applies to all countries, except for member states of the EU, EFTA and SADC.
 
The good, which is classified under the subheading 9028.20.90, carries the following description:

  • Mechanical water supply meters, designed for use with pipes with an inside diameter not exceeding 40 mm

 
Affected trading partners
The GTA retrieves its data on affected trading partners from UN Comtrade. However, for the year 2010, 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

482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
9028 Gas, liquid or electricity supply or production meters, including calibrating meters therefor.
902820 Liquid meters

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