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: 12 Jun 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 12 June 2009, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) exempted the import duty for goods under Chapters 51, 54, 56, 59, and 60 which are used for the manufacture of clothing. Previously, the duty was at 5 percent.
 
The GTA retrieves its data on affected trading partners from UN Comtrade. However, for the year 2008, the database was not available to provide the affected trading partners for Botswana, Swaziland, and Lesotho.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

264 Textile yarn & thread of man-made filaments or staple fibres
5401 Sewing thread of manmade filaments, whether or not put up for retail sale.
540110 Of synthetic filaments
273 Twine, cordage, ropes & cables; articles thereof
5607 Twine, cordage, ropes and cables, whether or not plaited or braided and whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or sheathed with rubber or plastics.
560790 Other
279 Textiles n.e.c.
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
5907 Textile fabrics otherwise impregnated, coated or covered; painted canvas being theatrical scenery, studio backcloths or the like.
590700 Textile fabrics otherwise impregnated, coated or covered; painted canvas being theatrical scenery, studio backcloths or the like.
5911 Textile products and articles, for technical uses, specified in Note 7 to this Chapter.
591110 Textile fabrics, felt and feltlined woven fabrics, coated, covered or laminated with rubber, leather or other material, of a kind used for card clothing, and similar fabrics of a kind used for other technical purposes, including narrow fabrics made of
591120 Bolting cloth, whether or not made up
591131 Weighing less than 650 g/m2
591132 Weighing 650 g/m2 or more
591190 Other
281 Knitted or crocheted fabrics
6005 Warp knit fabrics (including those made on galloon knitting machines), other than those of headings 60.01 to 60.04.
362 Other rubber products
5906 Rubberised textile fabrics, other than those of heading 59.02.
590610 Adhesive tape of a width not exceeding 20 cm
590699 Other

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