XA International Trade Advisors


About us

International trade increases in volume and complexity every year. As we move from an era of opening markets, through the depression of 2008, we find more companies requesting more protection in more countries. Trade keeps increasing but cost through compliance, duties and other barriers to trade keep adding layers that make actual trading more difficult.

XA understands these complexities and has been advising companies on how to navigate this complex terrain for years. From anti-dumping to duty removals.

From disputes with Customs to planning so these disputes can be avoided, XA understands.


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Duties on sugar are being reviewed

By |May 15th, 2018|Open ITAC cases, Trade Policy Conversations|

If you use sugar, import sugar, trade in sugar or produce sugar, then it is really important to pay attention to the current duty review on sugar. Understanding of the duties on sugar work Unlike almost every product imported into South Africa (aside from wheat and maize), sugar has its duties calculated by way of [...]

Re-initiation of duty increase investigation on phosphoric and polyphosphoric acid

By |April 24th, 2018|Open ITAC cases, Trade Policy Conversations|

On 20 April 2018, ITAC published a second duty increase investigation initiation gazette on phosphoric and polyphosphoric acid classified under tariff subheading 2809.20.10. The duty increase investigation was previously initiated on 16 February 2018. If you want to know the reasons for the duty increase investigation click here. The second initiation gazette was published because the first initiation [...]