ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Sep 2021
On 17 September 2021, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) announced an increase of import duties on grinding balls.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), Government Gazette No. 45170 of 17 September 2021, Notice R.871. Available at: https://www.sars.gov.za/wp-content/uploads/Embargo/Tariffs/2021/LSec-CE-TA-2021-66-Notice-R871-GG45170-Sch1P1-Grinding-Balls-17-September-2021.pdf
On 17 September 2021, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) issued Notice R.871 increasing the import duty on grinding balls from duty-free to 15%. The subject product is classified under the tariff subheading 7325.91.
According to the decision, the new import tariff will apply for general trade partners, while EU/UK, EFTA, SADC, MERCOSUR, and AfCFTA trade partners continue to export to South Africa duty-free.
This measure is the result of an investigation carried out by the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) under Report no. 638.