South Africa’s international trade performance
Customs : general considerations
The role of customs in international trade
The role of tariffs
South Africa’s international trade relationships
Registration of Customs and Excise clients
Harmonised System of Nomenclature (HS)
Structure of the HS
General Rules for the Interpretation of the HS
Import control in South Africa
The purpose of import control
ITAC and import licensing authorities
The SA Customs Tariff
An overview of the SA Customs Act
The structure of the SA Customs Tariff
The effect of duties in selling prices
The SA Customs Tariff Restricted Goods Index
Ordinary import procedures
Import documentation (GATT valuation code, etc.)
Customs duty refunds, drawbacks and rebates
Ordinary export procedures
Established in 1996, ITRISA creates internationally-accredited, international trade qualifications with export and import electives, drawing on all their experience and lessons learnt while developing and growing the education division of the national foreign trade organisation.
When accreditation of tertiary-level programmes and registration of higher education providers were introduced in South Africa at the turn of the last century, ITRISA was amongst the first to comply with the new requirements, and has remained in full compliance ever since.
The have been instrumental in the launch of other trade training initiatives in South Africa and abroad, e.g. at North-West University, in Canada and in New Zealand.
About your facilitator – Michael Smith
Mike Smith has been involved in international trade for more than 30 years and is recognised as one of South Africa’s most accomplished trainers in the field.