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. 437 published in Government Gazette no. 33211 of 28 May 2010: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2010-23%20-%20Notice%20R437%20GG%2033211%2028%20May%202010.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) of South Africa, Report no. 334 of 30 March 2010, 'Increase in the rate of customs duty on glycerol': http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20140928114731_Report-no-334.pdf
General customs duty on glycerol classifiable in tariff sub-heading 2905.45, have been increased from free of duty to 10% as recommended by the South Africa International Trade Administration Commission.
Glycerol imported from the EU, EFTA and SADC remain free of duty.
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.