IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 01 Jan 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

South Africa decreased the average MFN tariff rate of 246 6-digit HS product categories in 2009 compared to the previous year available in the WTO Tariff Download Facility.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

011 Cereals
1001 Wheat and meslin.
100199 Other
014 Oilseeds & oleaginous fruits
1207 Other oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, whether or not broken.
120740 Sesamum seeds
163 Precious & semi-precious stones; natural abrasives; other minerals
2519 Natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite); fused magnesia; deadburned (sintered) magnesia, whether or not containing small quantities of other oxides added before sintering; other magnesium oxide, whether or not pure.
251910 Natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite)
251990 Other
219 Oil-cake; flours & meals of oil seeds; vegetable waxes; etc.
2304 Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of soyabean oil.
230400 Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of soyabean oil.
2306 Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of vegetable fats or oils, other than those of heading 23.04 or 23.05.
230610 Of cotton seeds
230630 Of sunflower seeds
230690 Other
233 Preparations used in animal feeding; lucerne meal & pellets
2309 Preparations of a kind used in animal feeding.
230990 Other
239 Food products n.e.c.
1302 Vegetable saps and extracts; pectic substances, pectinates and pectates; agaragar and other mucilages and thickeners, whether or not modified, derived from vegetable products.
130232 Mucilages and thickeners, whether or not modified, derived from locust beans, locust bean seeds or guar seeds
279 Textiles n.e.c.
5810 Embroidery in the piece, in strips or in motifs.
581092 Of manmade fibres
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.
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.
321 Pulp, paper & paperboard
4802 Uncoated paper and paperboard, of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, and non perforated punch cards and punch tape paper, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than paper of heading 48.01 or 48.03
480255 Weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m², in rolls
480256 Weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m², in sheets with one side not exceeding 435 mm and the other side not exceeding 297 mm in the unfolded state
480257 Other, weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m²
480261 In rolls
4809 Carbon paper, selfcopy paper and other copying or transfer papers (including coated or impregnated paper for duplicator stencils or offset plates), whether or not printed, in rolls or sheets.
480920 Selfcopy paper
4810 Paper and paperboard, coated on one or both sides with kaolin (China clay) or other inorganic substances, with or without a binder, and with no other coating, whether or not surface coloured, surfacedecorated or printed, in rolls or rectangular (includi
481013 In rolls
481019 Other
481022 Lightweight coated paper
481029 Other
481031 Bleached uniformly throughout the mass and of which more than 95 % by weight of the total fibre content consists of wood fibres obtained by a chemical process, and weighing 150 g/m² or less
481032 Bleached uniformly throughout the mass and of which more than 95 % by weight of the total fibre content consists of wood fibres obtained by a chemical process, and weighing more than 150 g/m²
481039 Other
481092 Multiply
4811 Paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres, coated, impregnated, covered, surfacecoloured, surface decorated or printed, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than goods of the kind described in hea
481141 Selfadhesive
481151 Bleached, weighing more than 150 g/m²
481159 Other
481190 Other paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres
4816 Carbon paper, selfcopy paper and other copying or transfer papers (other than those of heading 48.09), duplicator stencils and offset plates, of paper, whether or not put up in boxes.
481620 Selfcopy paper
481690 Other
341 Basic organic chemicals
2903 Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons.
290323 Tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene)
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
290512 Propan1ol (propyl alcohol) and propan2ol (isopropyl alcohol)
290519 Other
2909 Ethers, etheralcohols, etherphenols, etheralcoholphenols, alcohol peroxides, ether peroxides, ketone peroxides (whether or not chemically defined), and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
290960 Alcohol peroxides, ether peroxides, ketone peroxides and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives
2915 Saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids and their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291521 Acetic acid
291529 Other
291539 Other
2918 Carboxylic acids with additional oxygen function and their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291814 Citric acid
2921 Aminefunction compounds.
292111 Methylamine, di or trimethylamine and their salts
292119 Other
292151 o, m, pPhenylenediamine, diaminotoluenes, and their derivatives; salts thereof
2924 Carboxyamidefunction compounds; amidefunction compounds of carbonic acid.
292421 Ureines and their derivatives; salts thereof
2929 Compounds with other nitrogen function.
292990 Other
342 Basic inorganic chemicals n.e.c.
2835 Phosphinates (hypophosphites), phosphonates (phosphites) and phosphates; polyphosphates, whether or not chemically defined.
283531 Sodium triphosphate (sodium tripolyphosphate)
2836 Carbonates; peroxocarbonates (percarbonates); commercial ammonium carbonate containing ammonium carbamate.
283620 Disodium carbonate
343 Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins; colouring matter n.e.c.
3204 Synthetic organic colouring matter, whether or not chemically defined; preparations as specified in Note 3 to this Chapter based on synthetic organic colouring matter; synthetic organic products of a kind used as fluorescent brightening agents or as lumin
320417 Pigments and preparations based thereon
345 Miscellaneous basic chemical products
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
290545 Glycerol
346 Fertilizers & pesticides
3808 Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbicides, antisprouting products and plantgrowth regulators, disinfectants and similar products, put up in forms or packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles (for example, sulphurtreated bands, wi
380850 Goods specified in Subheading Note 1 to this Chapter
380892 Fungicides
380893 Herbicides, antisprouting products and plantgrowth regulators
347 Plastics in primary forms
3901 Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms.
390110 Polyethylene having a specific gravity of less than 0.94
390120 Polyethylene having a specific gravity of 0.94 or more
390130 Ethylenevinyl acetate copolymers
3902 Polymers of propylene or of other olefins, in primary forms.
390210 Polypropylene
390230 Propylene copolymers
3904 Polymers of vinyl chloride or of other halogenated olefins, in primary forms.
390410 Poly(vinyl chloride), not mixed with any other substances
3906 Acrylic polymers in primary forms.
390690 Other
3909 Aminoresins, phenolic resins and polyurethanes, in primary forms.
390940 Phenolic resins
351 Paints & varnishes & related products; artists' colours; ink
3814 Organic composite solvents and thinners, not elsewhere specified or included; prepared paint or varnish removers.
381400 Organic composite solvents and thinners, not elsewhere specified or included; prepared paint or varnish removers.
353 Soap, cleaning preparations, perfumes & toilet preparations
3402 Organic surfaceactive agents (other than soap); surfaceactive preparations, washing preparations (including auxiliary washing preparations) and cleaning preparations, whether or not containing soap, other than those of heading 34.01.
340211 Anionic
340213 Nonionic
354 Chemical products n.e.c.
3503 Gelatin (including gelatin in rectangular (including square) sheets, whether or not surfaceworked or coloured) and gelatin derivatives; isinglass; other glues of animal origin, excluding casein glues of heading 35.01.
350300 Gelatin (including gelatin in rectangular (including square) sheets, whether or not surfaceworked or coloured) and gelatin derivatives; isinglass; other glues of animal origin, excluding casein glues of heading 35.01.
3812 Prepared rubber accelerators; compound plasticisers for rubber or plastics, not elsewhere specified or included; antioxidising preparations and other compound stabilisers for rubber or plastics.
381230 Antioxidising preparations and other compound stabilisers for rubber or plastics
3817 Mixed alkylbenzenes and mixed alkylnaphthalenes, other than those of heading 27.07 or 29.02.
381700 Mixed alkylbenzenes and mixed alkylnaphthalenes, other than those of heading 27.07 or 29.02.
3820 Antifreezing preparations and prepared deicing fluids.
382000 Antifreezing preparations and prepared deicing fluids.
3824 Prepared binders for foundry moulds or cores; chemical products and preparations of the chemical or allied industries (including those consisting of mixtures of natural products), not elsewhere specified or included.
382490 Other
3826 Biodiesel and mixtures thereof, not containing or containing less than 70 % by weight of petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals.
382600 Biodiesel and mixtures thereof, not containing or containing less than 70 % by weight of petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals.
355 Man-made fibres
5503 Synthetic staple fibres, not carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning.
550320 Of polyesters
362 Other rubber products
4016 Other articles of vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber.
401699 Other
5906 Rubberised textile fabrics, other than those of heading 59.02.
590610 Adhesive tape of a width not exceeding 20 cm
363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3917 Tubes, pipes and hoses, and fittings therefor (for example, joints, elbows, flanges), of plastics.
391732 Other, not reinforced or otherwise combined with other materials, without fittings
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
392091 Of poly(vinyl butyral)
392099 Of other plastics
3921 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics.
392112 Of polymers of vinyl chloride
392113 Of polyurethanes
392119 Of other plastics
392190 Other
364 Packaging products of plastics
3923 Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics.
392350 Stoppers, lids, caps and other closures
369 Other plastics products
3918 Floor coverings of plastics, whether or not selfadhesive, in rolls or in the form of tiles; wall or ceiling coverings of plastics, as defined in Note 9 to this Chapter.
391810 Of polymers of vinyl chloride
391890 Of other plastics
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
3922 Baths, showerbaths, sinks, washbasins, bidets, lavatory pans, seats and covers, flushing cisterns and similar sanitary ware, of plastics.
392290 Other
3926 Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14.
392690 Other
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7604 Aluminium bars, rods and profiles.
760410 Of aluminium, not alloyed
760421 Hollow profiles
760429 Other
7606 Aluminium plates, sheets and strip, of a thickness exceeding 0.2 mm.
760611 Of aluminium, not alloyed
760612 Of aluminium alloys
760691 Of aluminium, not alloyed
760692 Of aluminium alloys
7607 Aluminium foil (whether or not printed or backed with paper, paperboard, plastics or similar backing materials) of a thickness (excluding any backing) not exceeding 0.2 mm.
760711 Rolled but not further worked
760719 Other
760720 Backed
431 Engines & turbines & parts
8408 Compressionignition internal combustion piston engines (diesel or semidiesel engines).
840890 Other engines
435 Lifting & handling equipment & parts
8426 Ships' derricks; cranes, including cable cranes; mobile lifting frames, straddle carriers and works trucks fitted with a crane.
842641 On tyres
8427 Forklift trucks; other works trucks fitted with lifting or handling equipment.
842720 Other selfpropelled trucks
842790 Other trucks
448 Domestic appliances & parts
8516 Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters; electric space heating apparatus and soil heating apparatus; electrothermic hairdressing apparatus (for example, hair dryers, hair curlers, curling tong heaters) and hand dryers; ele
851631 Hair dryers
851632 Other hairdressing apparatus
851650 Microwave ovens
472 Television & radio transmitters; cameras; telephone sets
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851711 Line telephone sets with cordless handsets
851718 Other
851762 Machines for the reception, conversion and transmission or regeneration of voice, images or other data, including switching and routing apparatus
8525 Transmission apparatus for radiobroadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras, digital cameras and video camera recorders.
852550 Transmission apparatus
473 Broadcast recording apparatus; microphones, loudspeakers, etc.
8527 Reception apparatus for radiobroadcasting, whether or not combined, in the same housing, with sound recording or reproducing apparatus or a clock.
852713 Other apparatus combined with sound recording or reproducing apparatus
852719 Other
474 Parts for the goods of classes 4721 to 4733 & 4822
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851770 Parts
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870120 Road tractors for semitrailers
8702 Motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver.
870210 With compressionignition internal combustion piston engine (diesel or semidiesel)
870290 Other
8703 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
870321 Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,000 cc
870322 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,000 cc but not exceeding 1,500 cc
870323 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,500 cc but not exceeding 3,000 cc
870324 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 3,000 cc
870331 Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,500 cc
870332 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,500 cc but not exceeding 2,500 cc
870333 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 2,500 cc
870390 Other
8704 Motor vehicles for the transport of goods.
870421 g.v.w. not exceeding 5 tonnes
870431 g.v.w. not exceeding 5 tonnes
8706 Chassis fitted with engines, for the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
870600 Chassis fitted with engines, for the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.

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