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. 738 published in Government Gazette no. 33481 of 20 August 2010: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2010-41%20-%20Notice%20R738%20GG%2033481%2020%20August%202010.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) of South Africa, Report no. 341 of 21 June 2010, 'Increase in the rate of customs duty on calcium propionate': http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20140928115421_Report-341.pdf
The International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa has increased the general rate of duty on calcium propionate from free of duty to 15% ad valorem. The increase is to enable the domestic market meet the challenges of foreign competition, fully utilise production capacity, achieve increased economies of scale and reduce the marginal cost of production.
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.