On 13 July 2021, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) announced that an update had been made to the Prohibited and Restricted Imports and Export list. An amendment was made to tariff heading 41.07 – Leather further prepared after tanning or crusting, including parchment-dressed leather, of bovine (including buffalo) or equine animals, without hair on, whether or not split (excluding leather of heading 41.14): Veterinary import permit now required. See the P&R list here.
The updated Prohibited and Restricted list is available on request.
Story by: Riaan de Lange