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Government Gazette Vol. 664: 2 October 2020

The dtic has released the latest volume of the Government Gazette with regards to the new guidelines for the Price Preference System (PPS).

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Government Gazette Vol. 663: 1 September 2020

The dtic has released the latest volume of the Government Gazette with regards to the proposed amendments of the Price Preference System (PPS) as a result of the investigation conducted by ITAC. It is available to read and download on the AFSA website.

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CALL FOR COMMENT- Export Tax on Scrap Metals

National Treasury has published the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 (TLAB), the Draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 (TALAB) as well as the Draft Regulations Prescribing Electronic Services.

The draft 2020 Taxation Laws include the proposed introduction of an export tax on scrap metals (i.e. ferrous metals, aluminium, red metals and other waste and scrap metals) at the rates as was announced in the 2020 Budget to replace the current price preference system.

Please view the relevant documents by clicking on the links below:

Please forward written comments to the National Treasury’s tax policy depository at and SARS at by close of business on 31 August 2020.

AFSA will be submitting comments as mandated by the Members previously, however should members wish to make further inputs in this regard, submissions should be submitted to by close of business on the 21 August 2020 to afford us time to incorporate such inputs into the submission.


This announcement serves to inform Aluminium Federation of South Africa Members, Sponsors and Stakeholders of Rentia Malan, AFSA’s Administration and Information Manager’s resignation and departure from the Federation and her last day will be 30 April 2020. Rentia tendered her resignation early in March, and she has been serving her notice for the past two months.

In future, should you wish to contact AFSA, please send an email to Ms Antoonette Hearns at or

On behalf of EXCO and the AFSA team, I would like to take this opportunity and express my, and AFSA’s gratitude to Rentia for having served AFSA well and wish her well in her future endeavours.

Yours sincerely

Muzi Manzi
Chief Executive Officer
Aluminium Federation of South Africa


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