ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Oct 2010In October 2010, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), No. R. 846 published in Government Gazette no. 33585 of 1 October 2010: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2010-52%20-%20Notice%20R846%20GG%2033585%201%20October%202010.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) of South Africa, Report no. 347 of 22 July 2010, 'Reduction in duty on pistons for motor vehicle engines': http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20140928115950_Report-347.pdf
The rate of import duty on pistons whether or not fitted with gudgeon pins, piston rings or cylinder liners or sleeves for motor vehicle engines have been reduced to free of duty, from 20% ad valorem.
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.