Tariff Amendments 2017

The Tariff Amendments are made in terms of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 by Notice in the Gazette. The Notices are arranged according to the publication date and grouped in the different years of issue, which can be accessed on the black navigation pane above.
 
The implementation date has been indicated in bold where it differs from the publication date of a particular Notice for ease of reference.
 
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Publication Details ​​ ​Description ​​ Implementation Date ​​
​Date GG and
Notice Numbers
​23 June 2017
New!
​GG.40934
R.600

​Amendment in Part 1 of Schedule No. 1, by the substitution of tariff subheadings 1001.91 and 1001.99 as well as 1101.00.10 and 1101.00.90 to reduce the rate of customs duty on wheat and wheaten flour from 119.02c/kg to 94,72c/kg and 178.53c/kg to 142,18c/kg respectively, in terms of the revised dollar-based domestic reference price and the existing variable tariff formula - ITAC Report 538

​23 June 2017
​31 March 2017 ​GG.40734
R.295
​Amendment in Part 1 of Schedule No. 1, by the substitution of tariff subheadings 1001.91 and 1001.99 as well as 1101.00.10 and 1101.00.90 to reduce the rate of customs duty on wheat and wheaten flour from 159.14c/kg to 119.02c/kg and 238.71c/kg to 178.53c/kg respectively, in terms of the existing variable tariff formula – ITAC Minute M01/2017. ​31 March 2017
​31 March 2017 ​GG.40734
R.294
​Part 5B of Schedule No. 1 – An increase of 9c/li in the RAF levy from 154c/li to 163c/li on both petrol and diesel to give effect to the Budget proposals announced by the Minister of Finance on 22 February 2017 ​5 April 2017​
​31 March 2017 ​GG.40734
R.293
​Part 5A of Schedule No. 1 – An increase of 30c/li in the rate of the general fuel levy from 285c/li to 315c/li and 270c/li to 300c/li on petrol and diesel respectively to give effect to the Budget proposals announced by the Minister of Finance on 22 February 2017 ​5 April 2017
​31 March 2017 ​GG.40734
R.292
​​Part 3 of Schedule No. 6 – As a consequence to the increase in the fuel levy as announced by the Minister of Finance in his budget speech of 22 February 2017, the diesel refund provisions are adjusted accordingly ​5 April 2017
​31 March 2017 ​GG.40734
R.291
​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 by the substitution of various tariff subheadings under tariff heading 72.17 and 73.18 to review the rate of customs duty on steel wire products and steel fasteners upwards as recommended in Itac Report no. 545 ​31 March 2017
​​​31 March 2017 ​GG.40734
R.290

​Amendment of the General Notes to Schedule No. 1 to implement the revised Tariff Rate Quotas by the substitution of Table 1 in paragraph 3.1 to Note IJ of the General Notes in terms of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which came into effect on 10 October 2016

With retrospective effect from 1 January 2017​
​​​31 March 2017 ​GG.40734
R.289

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1, by the substitution of tariff subheading 2933.69.30 to reduce the rate of customs duty on Atrazine from 10% to free of duty – Itac Report No. 541

​31 March 2017
​​24 March 2017 ​GG.40713
R.266

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 3 by the insertion of rebate item 317.06/00.00/06.00 to provide for duty free imports of components for heavy motor vehicles – dti request

​24 March 2017
​​24 March 2017 ​GG.40713
R.265

​Amendment of Part 3 of Schedule No. 5 by the insertion of refund item 536.00/00.00/04.00 to provide for duty free imports of components for heavy motor vehicles – dti request

​24 March 2017
​​​24 March 2017 ​GG.40713
R.264

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1, by the substitution of tariff subheadings 1701.12, 1701.13, 1701.14, 1701.91, and 1701.99 to increase the rate of customs duty on sugar from free of duty to 63.63c/kg in terms of the existing variable tariff formula as recommended in Minute M08/2016

​24 March 2017
​17 March 2017
​GG.40696
R.239
​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 2 as a consequence to the changes made under tariff heading 39.07 due to the implementation of the Harmonized System (HS) for 2017 ​​17 March 2017
​​17 March 2017 ​GG.40692
R.236

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1, by the substitution, insertion and deletion of various tariff subheadings under tariff headings 39.07 to align the 8-digit tariff subheading structure for Poly (ethylene terephthalate) with the Harmonized System (HS) for 2017

​17 March 2017
​3 March 2017 GG.40661
R.​199

Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1, by the substitution and insertion various tariff subheadings under tariff headings 72.19 and 72.20 to increase the rate of customs duty on flat rolled products of stainless steel from free of duty to 5% – ITAC Report No. 535

3 March 2017​
22 February 2017 
n/a
​Taxation Proposals as tabled by the Minister of Finance in his Budget Review 2017 at 14:32
 
​22 February 2017

* Note the time of tabling
10 February 2017
GG.40611
R.​​116

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1, by the substitution of tariff subheadings 1701.12, 1701.13, 1701.14, 1701.91, and 1701.99 to reduce the rate of customs duty on sugar from 31.89c/kg to free of duty in terms of the existing variable tariff formula as recommended in Minute M06/2016

10 February 2017​
​27 January 2017 ​GG.40582
R.75
​Amendment of Schedule No. 8 as a consequence to the publication of environmental levy on tyres as announced by the Minister of Finance in his Budget Review on 24 February 2016
​1 February 2017
​27 January 2017 ​GG.40582
R.74
​Amendment of Part 4 of Schedule No. 6 as a consequence to the publication of environmental levy on tyres as announced by the Minister of Finance in his Budget Review on 24 February 2016
​1 February 2017
​27 January 2017 ​GG.40582
R.73
​Amendment of Part 5 of Schedule No. 4 as a consequence to the publication of environmental levy on tyres as announced by the Minister of Finance in his Budget Review on 24 February 2016
​​1 February 2017
​27 January 2017 ​GG.40582
R.72
​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 3 as a consequence to the publication of environmental levy on tyres as announced by the Minister of Finance in his Budget Review on 24 February 2016
​​1 February 2017
​27 January 2017 ​GG.40582
R.71
​​Amendment of Part 3E of Schedule No. 1 as promulgated in the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act No. 13 of 2016 published in Government Gazette No. 40560 dated 19 January 2017 as announced by the Minister of Finance in his Budget Review on 24 February 2016
​​1 February 2017
​27 January 2017 ​GG.40582
R.70
​Amendment of Part 3D of Schedule No. 1 to include hybrid vehicles under environmental levy on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of motor vehicles
​27 January 2017
​27 January 2017 ​GG.40582
R.69

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 as a consequence to the publication of environmental levy on tyres as announced by the Minister of Finance in his Budget Review on 24 February 2016

​1 February 2017
​27 January 2017 ​GG.40578
R.66

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 3 by the insertion of rebate items no. 311.42/8536.50.50/01.08 and 311.42/8544.49.90/01.08 to provide for a rebate provision for switches and wire for the manufacture of electric blankets  – ITAC Report No. 536

​27 January 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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