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Trades Tax Rates

Disclaimer: This is not a comprehensive list of tariffs or levies. If you are unsure about the goods you plan to import, contact Customs before you do so. Customs will advise you in writing and you may legally rely on this advice.

This is a list of goods with a trades tax greater than 0%.

Good HS Code Rate Notes
Fish & crustaceans etc Chapter 3 25% to 200% See tariff
Birds eggs 0407 200%  
Edible products of animals n.e.s 0410 50% See tariff
Animal products Chapter 5 25% to 200% See tariff
Cut flowers & foliage Chapter 6 100% See tariff
Lettuce, chilli, egg-plant Chapter 7 25% See tariff
Manioc, sweet potatoes 0714 50%  
Coconuts 0801 200%  
Bananas 0803 50%  
Avocados, mangoes, guavas 0804 50%  
Pawpaws  0807 50%  
Coffee 0901 50% See HS Code 2101
Tea 0902 200%  
Mate 0903 50%  
Curry Powder 0910.5000 50%  
Cocoa leaf 1211.3000 200%  
Poppy straw 1211.4000 200%  
Sausages of meat, Prepared fish etc Chapter 16 50% to 100% See tariff
Pasta etc 1902 50%  
Bread, cakes, snacks, crisps etc 1905 200% See tariff
Fruit juices 2009 R2/lt to R10/lt See tariff
Extracts of coffee, tea & mate 2101 50% Includes Instant Coffee
Tomato & chili sauce 2103 100%  
Ice cream 2105 50%  
Concentrates, coconut milk, herbal 2106 R10/lt or 25% See tariff
Mineral waters, no sugar 2201 R15/lt  
Waters with added sugar 2202 R5/10/lt or 50% See tariff. Includes Flav. Milk
Beer 2203 R45/lt  
Wine, vermouth, cider etc 2204 to 2206 R40/lt See tariff
Ethyl alcohol greater 80% 2207 35%  
Spirits etc 2208 R240/lt or R45/lt See tariff
PET bottles containing drinks Chapter 22 0% Levy 70c/bottle
Dog, cat food, other 2309 50%  
Tobacco, cigarettes etc 2403 R500/200 cigs etc  
Petroleum oils etc 2710 R6/lt Or schedule 4
Paints and varnishes 3208 to 3210 5 or 15% See tariff
Deodorants in Non Ozone packs 3307 200% See tariff
Candles 3406.0000 50%  
Fireworks 3604 200%  
Residual waste, sludge etc 3825 200% See tariff
Polybags for primary industry 3923 5%  
Preformed plastic bottles 3923 0% Levy 70c/bottle
Statuettes, ornaments of plastic 3926 100%  
New rubber tyres 4011 15%  
Used rubber tyres 4012 25% or 200% See tariff
Rubber apparel or other 4015 to 4017 25% See tariff
Furskins and articles Chapter 43 50% or 200% See tariff
Wood charcoal 4402 200%  
Some sheets for veneering 4408 5% See tariff
Statuettes, ornaments of wood 4420 100%  
Other articles of wood 4421 25%  
Toilet paper 4818.1000 100%  
Postcards, greeting cards 4909 50%  
Calendars 4910.0000 25%  
Coconut fibres 5305 100%  
Carpets and textile floor coverings Chapter 57 25% See tariff
Clothing, bedding, curtains, sails Chapters 61 to 63 5% to 200% See tariff
Headgear and parts Chapter 65 25% See tariff
Bird feathers etc 6701 50%  
Artificial flowers 6702 200%  
Human hair 6703 50%  
Articles of asbestos-cement etc Chapter 68 25% or 50% See tariff
Ceramic statuettes etc 6913 & 6914 100% See tariff
Glass statuettes, vases etc 7013 100% See tariff
Glass pavers, tiles etc 7016 10% See tariff
Metal statuettes & ornaments 8306 100% See tariff
Engines for vehicles 8407 or 8408 25%  
Pit-head winding gear, winches 8425 5% See tariff
Electric storage heaters etc 8516 25% See tariff
Satellite dishes 8529 25% Plus levy
Containers specially designed 8609.0000 5%  
Motor Vehicles Chapter 87 15% to 225% Plus Levy
Tanks 8710.0000 100%  
Motorcycles 8711 75% or 125% Plus Levy
Bicycles 8712 25%  
Balloons, gliders, hang gliders 8801 25%  
Arms & ammunition Chapter 93 15% to 200% See tariff
Mattresses, sleeping bags, pillows 9404 5%  
Worked ivory, bone, other etc 9601 or 9602 100% or 200% See tariff
Brooms & brushes 9603 25% or 50% See tariff
Pipes & cigarette holders 9614 25%  

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