ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Oct 2012

In October 2012, SACU initiated a sunset review and extended the definitive duty in October 2013. In September 2018, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended in July 2019.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, South Africa, 03.02.2014 (Document G/ADP/N/252/ZAF):
https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S006.aspx?Query=(%40Symbol%3d+g%2fadp%2fn*+and+%40Title%3d+report*+and+semi*+)+and+(+%40DocumentDate+%3e%3d+2014%2f01%2f01+00%3a00%3a00+)+and+(+%40DocumentDate+%3c%3d+2014%2f12%2f31+23%3a59%3a59+)&Language=ENGLISH&Context=FomerScriptedSearch&languageUIChanged=true#


International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa, Notice 601 of 2018, Government Gazette No. 41928 of 28 September 2018: http://www.itac.org.za/upload/Notice%20601%20of%202018.pdf
South African Revenue Service, published in the Government Gazette No. 42577 of 12 July 2019, Notice R.986: https://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2019-29%20-%20R986%20GG42577%20Schedule%202P1%20Spades.pdf

Inception date: 18 Oct 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On October 26, 2012, the South African authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of spades, shovels, rakes, forks and garden picks from China.
 
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 8201.3003, 8201.1010, 8201.9020 and 8201.3090.
 
On October 18, 2013, the South African authorities extended the definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of spades, shovels, rakes, forks and garden picks from China. The amount of the duty imposed on spades and shovels is 158.1c per kilogram (USD 0.1527 per kilogram at the rate of May 12, 2014). The amount of the duty imposed on picks is 262.7c per kilogram (USD 0.2539 per kilogram at the rate of May 12, 2014). The amount of the duty imposed on rakes is 369.2c per kilogram (USD 0.3568 per kilogram at the rate of May 12, 2014). The amount of the duty imposed on forks is 480c per kilogram (USD 0.4638 per kilogram at the rate of May 12, 2014).

On 28 September 2018, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa initiated a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. The review following the application lodged by Lasher Tools.

On 12 July 2019, the South African authorities extended the definitive duty on imports of the subject good from China following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty imposed on spades and shovels is Rand 47.96 (USD 3.44) per kg. The rate of duty on picks is Rand 32.95 (USD 2.36) per kg. The rate of duty imposed on rakes is Rand 34.66 (USD 2.48) per kg. The rate of duty imposed on forks is Rand 46.68 (USD 3.34) per kg.

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