The issuing of export permits for agricultural products to the United Kingdom will be regulated by the SACUM-UK Economic Partnership Agreement, which is subject to the Agricultural Black Economic Empowerment (AgriBEE) Sector Code. The B-BBEE status of applicants will be regarded as one of the conditions of Issuing an export permit. A B-BBEE status is obtainable from a valid B-BBEE certificate measured against the Amended AgriBEE Sector Codes issued by a SANAS accredited verification agency or a Sworn Affidavit for EME’s/Black Owned QSE’s.
The scope of the AgriBEE Sector Code shall include any enterprise deriving more than 50% of its turnover from the following activities: primary production of agriculture products, provision of inputs and services to enterprises engaged in the production of agriculture products, beneficiation of agriculture products whether of a primary of semi-beneficiation form and the storage, distribution and trading as well as allied activities related to non-beneficiated agriculture products.
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