ANNOUNCEMENT 12 Oct 2012In October 2012, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.
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South African Revenue Service (SARS) Notice R.829, 35779 of 12 October 2012: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2012-47%20-%20Notice%20R829%20GG%2035779%2012%20October%202012.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) Report no. 406 of 12 September 2012: http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20150225034241_Report-no-406.pdf
On 12 October 2012, following the request of a leading South African manufacturer of electronic products, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) created a new tariff line at the 8-digit level for:
The products, classifiable under HS 8529.10.20, received an import tariff of 20% on the new tariff line for non-EU/EFTA countries. Previously, such products were categorised under HS 8529.10.90 ('Other aerials') and no duty was imposed.