Deadline for South Africa's submission to US for GSP eligibility
On Friday 25 October 2019 the office of the US Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that the United States plans to review South Africa’s continued eligibility under the Generalised System of Preference (“GSP”). Under the United States’ GSP countries benefit from tariff reductions and tariff eliminations on numerous products being imported into the United States.
The USTR has set a deadline of 17 January 2020 for the submission of comments, pre-hearing briefs and requests to appear at the 30 January 2020 public hearing. Interested parties are urged to submit timeous comments and requests in order to secure South Africa's continued eligiblity under the GSP system. For our earlier article hereon, kindly click here.
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