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.
Nature's Garden (Pty) Ltd has filed an application to increase the rate of customs duty on "Mixtures of frozen Vegetables" classifiable under tariff subheading 0710.90 from 10% to 37% (the bound rate). Natures Garden submitted that low cost imports originating from...read more
On 23 October 2018, Zimbabwe's Cabinet lifted the import restrictions imposed through the infamous Statutory Instrument 64 (SI64). SI64 was later revised, with more products being added and renamed Statutory Instrument 122 (SI122). The SI122 listed a variety of...read more
Sunset review of the anti-dumping duties on garden picks, spades and shovels, rakes and forks originating in China
Lasher Tools requested an extension of another 5 years to the anti-dumping duties which are currently in place on garden tools. ITAC have accepted this request and kicked off a sunset review of these anti-dumping duties. When anti-dumping duties are imposed, they...read more