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), Government Gazette No. 31716 of 19 December 2008, No. R. 1376: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2008-49%20-%20Notice%20R1376%20GG%2031716%2019%20December%202008.pdf


Inception date: 19 Dec 2008 | Removal date: 18 Oct 2014
Still in force

Import tariff

On 19 December 2008, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) decreased the import duty on wheat and meslin flour from 2% to free of duty. This applies to all countries, including EU, EFTA, and the Southern African Develoment Community (SADC).
 
Affected trading partners
The GTA retrieves its data on affected trading partners from UN Comtrade. However, for the year 2007, the database was not able to provide the affected trading partners for Botswana, Swaziland, and Lesotho.

AFFECTED SECTORS