ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Aug 2012In August 2012, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
South African Revenue Service (SARS), Notice R.597, Government Gazette No. 35553 of 3 August 2012: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2012-33%20-%20Notice%20R597%20GG%2035553%203%20August%202012.pdf
On 3 August 2012, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has created a new tariff line for hydraulic brake fluids (3819.00.10) and instituted a zero import tariff on this product. The tariff exemption applies to all countries including member states of the EU, EFTA and SADC.
Affected trading partners
The GTA retrieves its data on affected trading partners from UN Comtrade. However, for the year 2011, the database was not able to provide the affected trading partners for Botswana, Swaziland, and Lesotho.