ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Apr 2010In April 2010, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), No. R. 341 published in Government Gazette no. 33140 of 30 April 2010: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2010-17%20-%20Notice%20R341%20GG%2033140%2030%20April%202010.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) of South Africa, Report no. 333 of 26 March 2010, 'Increase in the domestic Dollar-based reference price for wheat from US$157/TON to US$215/ton': http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20140928114644_Report-no-333.pdf
The duties on wheat and wheaten flour have been increased from free of duty to 14.07/kgand 21.10/kg (both approximately 10% ad valorem), respectively. Imports of these items from the Southern Africa Development Community (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.