WHO MUST PARTICIPATE? All suppliers in the consumer goods and services industry, including retailers, suppliers, wholesalers, distributors, manufacturers, producers, importers , intermediaries, logistics and supply chain agents, UNLESS
- they are regulated elsewhere by a code prescribed by the Minister and/ or
- a complaint falls within the jurisdiction of an Ombud with jurisdiction, or an industry Ombud.
It is mandatory for all suppliers who fall within the consumer goods and services industry to comply with the provisions of the Code, to register with the CGSO in accordance with the procedures provided on the CGSO website from time to time, and contribute towards the funding of the CGSO in accordance with the funding model approved by the CGSO Board if they wish to operate in the Industry. PARTICIPATION FEES Participants are grouped based on the size of their business (Total Turnover per annum).
|CGSO GROUP||TURN OVER RANGE||ANNUAL FEE|
|Super Group||R5 bil +||R 180 000|
|Group 1||Above R3 bil to R5 bil||R 160 000|
|Group 2||Above R1 bil to R3 bil||R 90 000|
|Group 3||Above R500 mil to R1 bil||R 35 000|
|Group 4||Above R100 mil to R500 mil||R5 500|
|Group 5||R50 mil to R100 mil||R3 500|
|Group 6||R1 mil to R50 mil||R1 680|
|Group 7||R1 to R1 mil||No Cost|