On 13 November the South African Revenue Service (SARS) announced the imposition of a provisional payment (PP) of 31.8% in the form of a safeguard duty on other bolts with hexagon heads of iron or stainless steel (excluding bolt ends, screw studs and screw studding), classifiable in tariff subheading 7318.15.43. The reasoning is contained in the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) Report No.636.
The PP is imposed on all countries excluding that imported from or originating in: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bahrain (Kingdom of), Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo (The Democratic Republic of the), Congo (Republic of the), Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt (Arab Republic of), El Salvador, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia (Republic of), Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq (Republic of), Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of), Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan Republic, Kuwait (The State of), Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia (former Yugoslav Republic of), Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia (Federated States of), Moldova (Republic of), Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of), Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Samoa, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania (United Republic of), Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza (State of Palestine), Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe).
The PP Notice is accessible at:
Story by: Riaan de Lange