ANNOUNCEMENT 12 Feb 2016

In February 2016, 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), Government Gazette No. 39686, No. R.172 of 12 February 2016
Available at: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2016-01%20-%20Notice%20R172%20GG%2039868%2012%20February%202016.pdf

International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) Report No. 517 'Increase in the rate of customs duty on semi-finished steel, steel plates, cold-rolled steel and steel sections' of 14 December 2015
Available at: http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20160212092619_Increase-in-the-rate-of-customs-duty-on-semi-finished-steel-plates,-cold--rolled-steel-and-steel-sections.pdf


Inception date: 12 Feb 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 12 February 2016, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) increased import tariffs on semi-finished steel, steel plates, cold-rolled steel and steel sections from 0% to 10%.
Affected trading partners are identified based on the UN Comtrade's import data from 2014.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS