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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

2021:

  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 26 February 2021 (Reference 13/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 24 February 2021 (Reference 12/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 19 February 2021 (Reference 11/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 17 February 2021 (Reference 10/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 12 February 2021 (Reference 09/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 10 February 2021 (Reference 08/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 05 February 2021 (Reference 07/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 03 February 2021 (Reference 06/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 29 January 2021 (Reference 05/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 27 January 2021 (Reference 04/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 22 January 2021 (Reference 03/2021) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 20 January 2021 (Reference 02/2021) – amended – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 15 January 2021 (Reference 01/2021) – View here

2020:

  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 18 December 2020 (Reference 58/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 17 December 2020 (Reference 57/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 11 December 2020 (Reference 56/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 09 December 2020 (Reference 55/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 04 December 2020 (Reference 54/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 02 December 2020 (Reference 53/2020) – amended. View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 27 November 2020 (Reference 52/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 25 November 2020 (Reference 51/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 20 November 2020 (Reference 50/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 18 November 2020 (Reference 49/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 13 November 2020 (Reference 48/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 11 November 2020 (Reference 47/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 06 November 2020 (Reference 46/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 04 November 2020 (Reference 45/2020) – View here
  • Non-ferrous scrap metal distribution list: 30 October 2020 (Reference 44/2020) – View here
  • 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)

2021:

  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 08 February 2021 – amended 22 February – View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 22 February 2021 – View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 15 February 2021 – View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 01 February 2021 – amended – View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 25 January 2021- View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 11 January 2021- View here

2020:

  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 07 December 2020 – View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 30 November 2020 – View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 23 November 2020 – View here
  • Price Preference System Summary: Effective 16 November 2020 – View here
  • 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

  • Government Gazette Vol. 666: 24 December 2020: Notice of Extension of the Policy Directive on the Exportation of Ferrous and Non-ferrous waste and scrap metal. View here
  • Government Gazette Vol. 665: 23 November 2020: Call for comment: Extension of the Policy Directive on the Exportation of Ferrous and Non-ferrous waste and scrap metal. View here
  • 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 metal6