ANNOUNCEMENT 28 May 2010In May 2010, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), No. R. 438 published in Government Gazette no. 33211 of 28 May 2010: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2010-24%20-%20Notice%20R438%20GG%2033211%2028%20May%202010.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) of South Africa, Report no. 335 of 1 April 2010, 'Reduction in the rate of duty on self-copy paper': http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20140928114821_Report-no-335.pdf
Customs duty on self-copy paper classifiable under tariff sub-headings 4809.20 and 4816.20 have been reduced from 2.5% to free of duty, as recommended by the South Africa International Trade Administration Commission.
Affected trading partners
The GTA retrieves its data on affected trading partners from UN Comtrade. However, for the year 2009, the database was not able to provide the affected trading partners for Botswana, Swaziland, and Lesotho.