ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Nov 2017
In November 2017, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) introduced an import tariff on prefabricated buildings or iron or steel.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), Government Gazette No. 41257, No. R.1283 of 17 November 2017: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2017-55-%20Notice%20R1283%20GG%2041257%2017%20November%202017.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) Report No. 560 of 18 September 2017: http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20171117010920_Report-560.pdf
On 17 November 2017, the import tariff on prefabricated steel buildings of iron or steel was introduced. The products subject to tariffs fall under the following HS code subheading: 9406.90.10. The rate of duty is increased from 0% to 20%. The announcement excludes imports from members of the EU, EFTA, MERCOSUR and SADC. The tariff is reviewed after a period of three years. A rebate on greenhouses of iron or non-alloy steel was introduced on the same day, see related state act.