ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Mar 2015

In March 2015, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), Government Gazette No. 38563, No. R.209, 13 March 2015: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2015-08%20-%20Notice%20R209%20GG%2038563%2013%20March%202015.pdf


Inception date: 13 Mar 2015 | Removal date: 12 Jun 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

On 13 March 2015, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) increased the tariff rate on wheat and wheaten flour. The HS codes in question are:

  • 1001.91 and 1001.99: tariff rate increase from 15.7/kg to 46.1/kg
  • 1101.00.10 and 1101.00.90: tariff rate increase from 23.5/kg to 69.2/kg

 
The duty applies to products entering the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is exempted from the tariff.

AFFECTED SECTORS