ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Feb 2016

In February 2016, the government of South Africa initiated a new safeguard investigation and a provisional duty was imposed in December 2017. In September 2018, a definitive safeguard duty was imposed.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



South Africa, Government Gazette of 19 February 2016 No. 39718, Department of Trade and Industry, Notice No. 16 of 2016, International Trade Administration: http://www.itac.org.za/upload/Frozen%20Bone%20in%20bone%20portions%20of%20fowls%20European%20Community.pdf

South African Revenue Service, published in the Government Gazette No. 40499 of 15 December 2016, Notice R.1568: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2016-59%20-%20Notice%20R1568%20GG%2040499%2015%20December%202016.pdf



South African Revenue Service, published in the Government Gazette No. 41939 of 28 September 2018, Notice R.1009: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2018-69-%20Notice%20R1009%20GG%2041939%20Schedule%202%20Part%203%20-%2011%20March%202019.pdf
South African Revenue Service, published in the Government Gazette No. 41939 of 28 September 2018, Notice R.1008: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2018-68-%20Notice%20R1008%20GG%2041939%20Schedule%202%20Part%203%20-%2011%20March%202020.pdf
South African Revenue Service, published in the Government Gazette No. 41939 of 28 September 2018, Notice R.1010: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2018-70-%20Notice%20R1010%20GG%2041939%20Schedule%202%20Part%203%20-%2011%20March%202021.pdf
South African Revenue Service, published in the Government Gazette No. 41939 of 28 September 2018, Notice R.1011: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2018-71-%20Notice%20R1011%20GG%2041939%20Schedule%202%20Part%203%20-%2011%20March%202022.pdf

Inception date: 15 Dec 2016 | Removal date: 11 Mar 2022
Still in force

Safeguard

On 19 February 2016, the South African authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of frozen bone-in bone portions of fowls from the European Union. The investigation follows the conditions stipulated in Article 16 of the Agreement on Trade, Development and Co-operation between the European Community and South Africa. Further details can found in Notice No. 16 of 2016. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following tariff subheadings: 0207.14.91, 0207.14.93, 0207.14.95, 0207.14.96, 0207.14.97, 0207.14.98 and 0207.14.99. The request for investigation was lodged by South African Poultry Association.
 
On 15 December 2016, the South African authorities imposed a provisional duty on imports of frozen bone-in bone portions of fowls from the European Union. The rate of duty is 13.9%. The measure is in force until 3 July 2017.

On 28 September 2018, the South African authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good from the European Union. The rate of duty between 28 September 2018 and 11 March 2019 is 35.3%. The rate of duty between 12 March 2019 and 11 March 2020 is 30%. The rate of duty between 12 March 2020 and 11 March 2021 is 25%. The rate of duty between 12 March 2021 and 11 March 2022 is 15%.

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