ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2015

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

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



South Africa Revenue Service (SARS), Government Gazette No. 3824, No. R.928 of 28 November 2014: http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2014-52%20-%20Notice%20R928%20GG%2038240%2028%20November%202014.pdf

International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) Report No. 151 'Reduction in the rates of duty on paper and paperboard' of 8 February 2006: http://www.itac.org.za/upload/document_files/20141013071858_Report-151.pdf


Inception date: 01 Jan 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 1 January 2015, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) reduced the customs duty on paper and paperboard (HS 4811.41.90). The import tariff was reduced from 2% ad valorem to free of duty. The reduction is part of a phase-down of import duties on various HS codes for paper and paperboard since 2005.

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