30 June 2017
The rate of customs duty on digital smart cards excluding the proximity cards and tags has been reduced from 5 % ad valorem to free of duty from the 30th June 2017.
22 July 2016
The rate of customs duty on stranded wire, ropes and cables have increased from 5% ad valorem to 15% ad valorem from 22 July 2016.
15 May 2015
Provisional anti-dumping duties have been imposed on Portland cement originating in or imported from Pakistan with effect from 15 May 2015. This follows an investigation initiated by the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC)
10 April 2015
The ordinary import duty on automotive lead-acid batteries has been increased from 5% ad valorem to 15% ad valorem with effect from Friday, 10 April 2015.
06 March 2015
Provisional anti-dumping duties have been imposed on wheelbarrows originating or imported from the People`s Republic of China with effect from 06 March 2015. This follows an investigation initiated by the International Trade Administration Commission of S
02 March 2015
On 27 February 2015, the South African Revenue Service imposed anti-dumping duties of between 3.86% and 73.33% on frozen bone-in chicken portions originating in or imported from a number of firms in Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. This fo
04 April 2014
On 4 April 2014, SARS implemented the Commissionâs recommendation that the domestic dollar-based reference price (DBRP) for sugar be increased from US8/ton to US6/ton based on the four-year average London No.5 settlement price of sugar as traded on
20 November 2013
On 15 November 2013, the North Gauteng High Court delivered a judgment in the matter between the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) and the Association of South African Sugar Importers (ASASI).
08 July 2013
On 05 July 2013, SARS imposed provisional safeguard duties of 61.42% on frozen potato chips. This follows an application by McCain Foods SA (Pty) Ltd to the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) for a safeguard measure again
12 June 2013
On 11 June 2013, the Commission met to evaluate the outcomes of the investigation on the application by the South African Poultry Association (SAPA), for an increase in the duty on a range of categories of frozen chicken meat.