ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Feb 2009

In February 2009, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), No. R. 144 published in the Government Gazette no. 31892 of 13 February 2009: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2009-02%20-%20Notice%20R144%20GG%2031892%2013%20February%202009.pdf


Inception date: 13 Feb 2009 | Removal date: 14 Apr 2009
Still in force

Import tariff

On 13 February 2009, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) increased the import duty on sugar from free of duty to 1.3/kg.
 
Affected trading partners
The GTA retrieves its data on affected trading partners from UN Comtrade. However, for the year 2008, the database was not able to provide the affected trading partners for Botswana, Swaziland, and Lesotho.

AFFECTED SECTORS