ANNOUNCEMENT 24 May 2019

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has increased the customs duty on wheat and wheaten flour.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), Government Gazette No. 42475 No. R. 747 of 24 May 2019: https://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2019-19%20-%20R747%20GG42475%20Sch%201P1%20Wheat%20Eng.pdf

South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), Government Gazette No. 41986 No. R. 1134 of 19 October 2018: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2018-73-%20Notice%20R1134%20GG%2041986%20Schedule%201%20Part%201%20-%2019%20October%202018.pdf

Inception date: 24 May 2019 | Removal date: 14 Jun 2019
Still in force

Import tariff

On 24 May 2019, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has adopted Notice 747 increasing the import duty on wheat and wheaten flour from ZAR 49,07 c/kg (approx. USD 0.034) and ZAR 73,61 c/kg (approx. USD 0.051) to ZAR 67.51 c/kg (approx. USD 0.047) and ZAR 101.26 c/kg (approx. USD 0.070) respectively.

The affected products are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 1001.91 and 1001.99 as well as 1101.00.10 and 1101.00.90.

This import tariff applies to all countries except for the ones belonging to the Southern African Development Community. 

 
Update
On 14 June 2019, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has adopted Notice 924 increasing the import tariff on beet and cane sugar (please, see related state acts).

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