ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2012In January 2012, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), No. R. 995 published in Government Gazette no. 34806 of 2 December 2011: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2011-64%20-%20Notice%20R995%20GG%2034806%202%20December%202011.pdf
South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), No. R. 996 published in Government Gazette no. 34806 of 2 December 2011: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2011-65%20-%20Notice%20R996%20GG%2034806%202%20December%202011.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) Report No. 382 of 19 October 2011, 'Creation of a rebate provision for certain monitors': http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20140928110702_Report-382.pdf
On 1 January 2012, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) reduced the customs duty on display panels originating from the EU and EFTA from 2.6 and 10 percent to free and 7.6 percent, respectively. Display panels are classified under the subheading HS 8529.90.75.
Affected trading partners
The GTA retrieves its data on affected trading partners from UN Comtrade. However, for the year 2011, the database was not able to provide the affected trading partners for Botswana, Swaziland, and Lesotho.