ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Aug 2010In August 2010, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), No. R. 739 published in Government Gazette no. 33481 of 20 August 2010: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2010-40%20-%20Notice%20R739%20GG%2033481%2020%20August%202010.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) of South Africa, Report no. 342 of 15 June 2010, 'Increase in the rate of customs duty on inorganic pigments and preparations based on chrome oxide green, lead chromate, zinc chromate, barium chromate and strontium chromate': http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20140928115517_Report-342.pdf
The International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa has increased the general customs duty on inorganic pigments and preparations based on chrome oxide green, lead chromate, zinc chromate, barium chromate or stronthium chromate from free of duty to 10% ad valorem. The increase is to help domestic producers meet the challenges of foreign competition.
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.