Market Access Information

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE REGIMES

 


Trading Within Southern African Customs Union (SACU) 

2002 SACU Agreement

For SACU Agreement  SACU-Agreement
 
For SACU Tariff SACU Tariff
 
 

Sourthern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC Protocol on Trade Download
 
  Appendix I to Annex I to the SADC Protocol on Trade Download 
SADC-Trade-protocol-annex-I Download 
SADC-Trade-protocol-Annex-II Download
The SADC PROTOCOL annex I to V Download
SADC-Trade-protocol-Annex-VI Download
SADC-Trade-protocol-Annex-VII Download
SPS_Annex_to_the_SADC_Protocol_on_Trade_-_Approved_Version_-_17_July_2014_-_English Download
TBT_ANNEX_to_the_SADC_Protocol_on_Trade_-_Approved_Version_-_17_July_2014_-_ENGLISH Download
SADC Rule of Origin Download
SADC Rules of Origin Procedures Manual - June 2016 Download 
Oringin Ruling (OCTOBER 2014 - FEBRUARY 2015) - Forms Download
 
Ammentments of Treaties
 
Agreement Ammending Article 10 and 14 of the Treaty 2009 Download
Agreement Ammending Article 10A of the treaty 2009 Download
Agreement Ammending the Treaty of SADC 2008 Download
Agreement Ammending Article 22 of the Treaty 2007 Download
Agreement Ammending the Treaty 2001 Download

 

SADC PROTOCOLS

Protocol on Trade in Service 2012 download
Protocol on the Devlopment of Tourism 1998 Download
Protocol on Gender and Development 2008 Download
Protocol on Science Technology and Innovation 2008 Download
Annex to SADC Protocol on Trade-Sanitary and Phyto - sanitary SPS Download
Protocol on Finance and Development 2006 Download
Protocol on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters 2002 Download
Protocol on Forestry 2002 Download
Protocol Against Corruption 2001 Download
Protocol on the Control of Firearms, Ammunition and Other Materials 2001 Download
Protocol on Fisheries 2001 Download
Protocol on Politics, Defense and Security 2001 Download
Protocol on Legal Affairs 2000 Download
Revised Protocol on shared Watercourses 2000 Download
Revised Protocol on Shared Watercourses French  
Protocol on Health 1999 Download
Protocol on Education and Training 1997 Download
Protocol on Mining 1997 Download
Protocol on Ernegy 1996 Download
Protocol on Combating Illicit Drug Trafficking 1996 download
Protocol on Trade 1996 Download
Protocol to the Treaty  Establishing SADC on Immunities and Privileges 1992 Download

 

 

Charters

charter Establishing the Centre for Coordintion of Agricultural Research and Development (CCARDESA)2010 Download
Charter of the Fundamental Social Rights in SADC 2003 Download
Charter of the Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern Africa 1997 Download

PACTS

SADC Defense Mutual Pacts 2003     Download
 
 
MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING
 
MoU on Southern African Power Pool Inter-Utility 1994 Download
MoU on New Headquaters Download
MoU on Establishement of SADC Standby Brigade 2007 Download
MoU on Macro-Economic Convergence 2011 Download
MoU in Cooperation in Taxation Related Matters 2002 Download
MoU SADC Associated SADC Chamber of Commerce Industry ASCCI 2000 Download
MoU on Stanadards, Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Metrology 2000 Download
 
DECLARATIONS
 
Madagascar Declaration - English Download
Madagascar Declaration - French Download
Madagascar Declaration - Portugues Download
Windhoek Declaration Review Final Report 20th June 2012 Download
SADC Decalration on Competition and Consumer Policies 2009 Download
Declaration on Porverty Eradication and Sustainable Development 2008 Downloadf
Windhoek Declaration on SADC and International Cooperation Partners 2006 Download
Declaration on Agriculture and Food Security 2004 Dpwnload
Declaration on Terrorism 2002 Download
Declaration on Information and Communication Technology 2001 Download
Declaration Concerning Firearms, Ammunitionand Other Related Materials 2001 Download
Declarration on Productivity1999 Download
Declaration on Refugee Protection Within Sothern Africa 1998 Download
Declaration Towards a Southern African Free Anti-personnel Landmines 1997 Download
 
REGIONAL CODES AND POLICIES
 
SADC Procurement Policy 2011 Download
SADC Financial Regulation 2012 Download
SPME Policy - English Downloadl
SPME Policy - Portugues Download
SADC Records Management Policy 2011 Download
Regional Water Policy 2005 Download
Code of Conduct Child Labor Download
 
 
 

Trading with  European Free Trade Association (SACU-EFTA) Countries

 

EFTA SACU Free Trade Agreement Full Signed Text

EFTA SACU Free Trade Agreement Full Signed Text Download
   

 

Agriculural Agreements & Processed Agricultural Products (PAPs) FTA Notifications

Iceland    
  Iceland information on PAPs Download
  Agricultural Agreement between the SACU States and Iceland Download
  Protocol Download
Norway    
  Nowegian Information on PAPs Download
  Agricultural Agreement Between the SACU States and Norway Download
  Protocol 3 Download
Switzerland    
  Swiss Information on PAPs Download
  Agreement Between the European Community and the Swiss Confedaration  Download
  Swiss Notification on PAPs Download
  Agricultural Agreement Between the SACU States and Switzerland Download

 

ANNEXTURES TO TRADE AGREEMENTS

Annex I-Territorial Application   Download
Annex II- Products Not Covered by the Agreement   Download
Annex III    
  PAPs Download
  Table Download
Annex IV-Fish and Other Marine Products   Download
Annex V-Rules of Origin (RoO)    
  Defination of Conceptof Originating Products and Methods of Administrative Co-operation Download
  Appendix 1- Introductory Notes Download
  Appendix 2- List of Rules Download
  Appendix 3- Movement Cerftificate EUR1 Download
Annex VI-Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters   Download
Annex VII    
  Table 1 - Chapters 25 - 98 Download
  Customs Duties on Imports into SACU Download
  Table 2 - Market Access Provided SACU on PAPs Download
Annex VIII- Industrial Products Under ITAC Investigation   Download

 

Multilateral Trade Regimes

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)  
GATT 1947 Download
GATT 1994 Download

 

 
 

Trading with other Countries

 

Preferencial Market Access Regimes for Lesotho Exports to Other Countries
 
 
 

The European Union (EU)

Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)  
Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) Download
EU RoO for GSP - User's Guide Download
Everything But Arms (EBA) Download
Market Access Regulation (MAR) Download

Generalissed System of Preference (GSP) - Handbooks

GSP Handbook - Australia Download
GSP Handbook - Canada Download
GSP Handbook - Czech Republis Download
GSP Handbook - EC Download
GSP Handbook - Hungary Download
GSP Handbook - Japan Download
GSP Handbook - New Zealand DOwnload
GSP Handbook - Turkey Download
GSP Handbook - USA Download

 

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SACU- MERCOSUR PREFERENTIAL TRADE AGREEMENT

 

SACU- MERCOSUR PREFERENTIAL TRADE AGREEMENT

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ANNEXES

 

Annex I – Offer of MERCOSUR to SACU in HS 2007

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Annex II – Offer of SACU to MERCOSUR

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Annex III – Concerning The Definition Of The Concept Of “Originating Products” and Methods Of Administrative Cooperation

 

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Annex III Appendix I - Introductory notes to the list in Appendix II

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Annex III Appendix II - List of working or processing required to be carried out on non-originating materials in order that the product manufactured can obtain originating status

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Annex III Appendix III - Specimens of SACU - MERCOSUR certificate of origin and application for a SACU - MERCOSUR certificate of origin

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Annex III Appendix IV - Understanding on Free Zones

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Annex IV – Safeguard Measures

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Annex V – Dispute Settlement Procedures

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Annex VI – Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

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Annex VI Appendix I - – FORM FOR CONSULTATIONS ON SPECIFIC TRADE CONCERNS REGARDING SANITARY AND PHYTOSANITARY MEASURES

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Annex VII Mutual Administrative Assistance Between The Customs Administrations Of The Common Market Of The South (MERCOSUR) And The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Regarding Customs Co-Operation Matters

 

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SACU MERCOSUR PTA TARIFF RATE QUOTA ALLOCATIONS - Download

 

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EU- SADC ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT (EU-SADC EPA)

 

 

 

EU-SADC_EPA_Main Text

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PROTOCOL 1

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PROTOCOL 2-MUTUAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANCE IN CUSTOMS MATTERS

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PROTOCOL 3-GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS AND TRADE IN WINES AND SPIRITS

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PROTOCOL 4 - CONCERNING THE RELATIONSHIP  BETWEEN THE TDCA AND THIS AGREEMENT

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AnnexI_ CUSTOMS DUTIES OF THE EU ON PRODUCTS ORIGINATING IN THE SADC EPA STATES

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AnnexI_ CONTINUED FROM CHAPTER 39

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AnnexI_CONTINUED FROM CHAPTER 64

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Annex_I_CONTINUED FROM CHAPTER 84

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AnnexII_ CUSTOMS DUTIES OF SACU ON PRODUCTS ORIGINATING IN THE EU

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AnnexII_ CONTINUED FROM CHAPTER 37

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AnnexII_CONTINUED FROM CHAPTER 72

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AnnexIII_ CUSTOMS DUTIES OF MOZAMBIQUE ON PRODUCTS ORIGINATING IN THE EU

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Annex IV_AGRICULTURAL SAFEGUARDS Download