Customs Updated:
31 Jul 2017

Distributors and Ignition Coils Tariff Reduction

Sars on 12 July announced the substitution, through the reduction in the ‘general’ rate of customs duty on distributors and ignition coils identifiable for use solely or principally with motor vehicles and engines, classifiable in tariff subheading 8511.30.30, in Part 1 of Schedule No 1 to the Act, 1964 (Ordinary Customs Duty) to free of duty (0%).

The reasoning is contained in Itac’s Report No 568.

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