Customs tariff investigations, trade remedies and import and export control falls within the domain of the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC). ITAC was established through an Act of Parliament, the International Trade Administration Act 71 of 2002, which came into force on 1 June 2003. The aim of ITAC, as stated in the Act, is to foster economic growth and development in order to raise incomes and promote investment and employment in South Africa and within the Common Customs Union Area by establishing an efficient and effective system for the administration of international trade subject to this Act and the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Agreement. For more information on the work of ITAC click on www.itac.org.za.
For information on South Africa’s trade data go to www.sars.gov.za
For Schedules to the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (Tariff Book) go to www.sars.gov.za