4 August 2021 – In 2020, Export Duty on Scrap Metals was introduced in the Customs and Excise Act (1964), (the Act). The duty on the exportation of scrap metals is compulsory for imported, locally obtained or manufactured scrap metal effective, 1 August 2021. As of this date, certain ferrous and non-ferrous waste and scrap metals will be subject to an ad valorem duty rate. For an overview of the key legislative requirements that are applicable view the Export Duty on Scrap Metal guide. Frequently asked questions have been published on the Export Duty on Scrap Metals webpage.