ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Dec 2008

In December 2008, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), No. R. 1375 published in Government Gazette no. 31716 of 19 December 2008: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2008-50%20-%20Notice%20R1375%20GG%2031716%2019%20December%202008.pdf


Inception date: 19 Dec 2008 | Removal date: 17 Feb 2009
Still in force

Import tariff

On 19 December 2008, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) decreased the import duty on sugar from 1.3/kg to free.
 
Affected trading partners
The GTA retrieves its data on affected trading partners from UNComtrade. However, for the year 2007, the database was not available toprovide the affected trading partners for Botswana, Swaziland, andLesotho.

AFFECTED SECTORS