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SCRAP METAL

All information relating to scrap metal, including legislation and distribution lists, will be added to this section of the website. AFSA will be posting regular updates, so please keep checking the website for any new developments and downloads.

Distribution Lists

  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 28 October 2020 (Reference 43/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 23 October 2020 (Reference 42/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 21 October 2020 (Reference 41/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 16 October 2020 (Reference 40/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 14 October 2020 (Reference 39/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 09 October 2020 (Reference 38/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 07 October 2020 (Reference 37/2020) – View here

PPS (Price Preference System)

  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 26 October 2020 – View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 19 October 2020 – View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 12 October 2020 – View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 06 October 2020 – View here

Legislation

  • Draft Response Document on the 2020 Draft Tax Bills. View document
  • Government Gazette Vol. 664: 2 October 2020: New guidelines for the Price Preference System (PPS). View here
  • Government Gazette Vol. Vol. 663: 1 September 2020: View here
  • Call for comment – Export Tax on Scrap Metals (August 2020)
    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:
  • Official National Treasury media statement
  • Proposed Taxation Law and export rates for scrap metal