The Minister of Industry and Commerce, Cde Nqobizitha Ndhlovu is advising the general public that Statutory Instrument (SI) 237 of 2018 has been promulgated in the extraordinary government gazette published today, amending SI 122 of 2017 through the insertion of the following products on the open general import licence.

  1. Animal oils and fats (lard,tallow and dripping)
  2. Baked beans
  3. Body creams
  4. Bottled water
  5. Cement
  6. Cereals
  7. Cheese
  8. Coffee creamers
  9. Cooking oil
  10. Crude and refined vegetable oil, soya bean oil and vegetable fats
  11. Fertilizers
  12. Finished steel roofing sheets
  13. Ice cream
  14. Jam
  15. Juice blends
  16. Margarine
  17. Mayonnaise and salad creams
  18. Potato crisps
  19. Packaging materials and plastic polymers
  20. Peanut butter
  21. Pizza base
  22. Yoghurt
  23. Palm fat
  24. Shoe polish
  25. Soap
  26. Sugar
  27. Sweets
  28. Synthetic hair products and wheelbarrow and wheelbarrow parts

 

Minister Ndhlovu further advised the public that all duties levied on the importation of these products will remain  in force.