On 10 June 2022, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) informed of the deletion of Dumping Item 205.01/2523.29/02.06 and substitution of Dumping Item 205.01/2523.29/01.06 and Dumping Item 205.01/2523.29/05.06, in Part 1 of Schedule No.2 to the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (Anti-Dumping), in order to impose anti-dumping duty on Portland cement, classifiable in tariff subheading 2523.29, originating in or imported from Pakistan. The reasoning is contained in the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) Report No.673.
The deletion of:
Dumping Item 205.01/2523.29/02.06 ‘Portland Cement manufactured or produced by Bestway Cement Limited’ at a rate of duty of 77.15%.
The substitution of :
Dumping Item of 205.01/2523.29/01.06 ‘Portland Cement manufactured or produced by Lucky Cement Limited’ at a rate of duty of 25%.
Dumping Item 205.01/2523.29/05.06 ‘Portland Cement (excluding that manufactured or produced by Lucky Cement Limited, D.G Khan Cement Limited, Attock Pakistan Cement Limited)’ at a rate of duty of 62.69%.