ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Mar 2013In March 2013, the members of SACU announced a change in import duties.
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South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) Notice R.132, Government Gazette No.36184 of 1 March 2013: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2013-09%20-%20Notice%20R132%20GG%2036184%201%20March%202013.pdf
International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) Report No. 415 of 24 January 2013: http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20150227104258_Report-no-415.pdf
On 1 March 2013, upon the advice of the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC), the South African Revenue Service (SARS) suspended the rebate of full duty for set top boxes (STBs), classifiable under the tariff code 8528.71. Thus, the customs duty for STBs is back at 15 per cent ad valorem for all countries other than EU/EFTA member states.