Step 1:Find out what is the preferential rate offered for your product.
Step 2: Find out your product's rules of origin
Rules of origin are a set of criteria which determine a product's originating status in each respective FTA. It is put in place to ensure that only goods originating from the FTA partner countries will benefit from tariff concessions.
Under SAFTA, traders will be able to self-certify that goods meet the rules of origin. An importer, exporter or producer can self-certify that the good meets the applicable rules of origin criteria. The origin declaration shall contain the Minimum Data Requirements as set out in Annex 3-A of Chapter 3 (Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures) of the legal text.