Sisi orders shortening customs clearance time, simplifying procedures

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 10:48 GMT

Sisi issued the directives Tuesday at a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Finance Minister Mohamed Maait.

Egypt modifies tariffs on specific goods to encourage local manufacturing

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 05:22 GMT

The Ministry of Finance began implementing on Sunday presidential decree no.59/2020 on modifying tariffs on specific goods.

Kenya violates COMESA free trade agreement by imposing 25% tariff on Egyptian exports

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 11:32 GMT

The Egyptian government is waiting for the Kenyan response to its query on the latter's decision.

600 goods exported to MERCOSUR exempted from full customs as of Sept

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 01:20 GMT

The MERCOSUR agreement support increasing exports to the different international markets and opening new horizons for the Egyptian products, Gamea' said.

Egypt to establish electronic system to track goods for 1st time

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 01:37 GMT

It aims to deal in customs with goods contracted with a modern e-commerce system, with the possibility of pre-clearance and payment of customs duties before the arrival of the goods.

Egypt approves new customs facilities in light of coronavirus crisis

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 11:43 GMT

"TRIPTIK" cars will be exempted from the fine imposed until the return of land and sea travel between countries.

Cassation court upholds sentence on Customs Authority ex-chief

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 12:05 GMT

The Court of Cassation rejected the appeal of former Chairman of the Customs Authority Gamal Abdel Azim.

Attempt to smuggle 630kg hashish in Port Said thwarted

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 - 11:03 GMT

The container came from Syria, and arrived at East Port Said port under the company called AH for import and export.

Attempt to smuggle counterfeit money into Egypt foiled

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 - 02:37 GMT

The arrested man is an Egyptian national coming from Turkey.

Egypt to sign customs agreements with US, European Union, Belarus

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 - 02:10 GMT

These agreements come to ensure the establishment of bilateral cooperation in the accurate assessment of goods.

Customs revenues on vehicles in Port Said exceed LE 255M in May

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 - 04:16 GMT

The total value of the vehicles and spare parts shipments, cleared from the customs, was estimated at LE 658.69 million.

Attempt to smuggle potassium permanganate foiled

Sun, 26 May 2019 - 01:07 GMT

Although it has medical uses, it can be used in manufacturing explosives, cocaine and methylcathinone.

Foreign Ministry clarifies new Sudanese cash, customs rules

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 - 09:57 GMT

Ministry of Foreign Affairs clarified in a statement on Friday new cash and customs rules travelers to Sudan must abide by to avoid any legal repercussions.

Luxury goods imports hit $545.9 million

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 - 04:26 GMT

That was between January and September 2018.

Egypt waives customs duties on EU-imported cars

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 01:12 GMT

The customs authority said on Tuesday that custom duties on EU-imported cars have been waived in accordance with an approved schedule of Egypt-EU partnership agreement.

Tribal Marriages: A tradition more powerful than law, voiceless victims deprived of life

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 - 01:05 GMT

Tales of young girls who have no saying over their own body, life, or future.

0% customs on EU imported vehicles to Egypt

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 02:02 GMT

Head of Customs Authority Al-Sayed Najm declared the tax exemption of imported vehicles from the European Union to Egypt on Saturday, September 22.

Electronic payment of governmental duties turns compulsory

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 09:36 GMT

In case of resorting to cash, citizens will be fined up to LE10,000 ($562) to cover ensuing expenses.

Attempt to smuggle historic books, manuscripts failed

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 04:35 GMT

Ministry of Antiquities seized seven parcels containing three books and manuscripts before being smuggled.

Brexit seen threatening UK links in EU supply chain

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 10:42 GMT

One of the biggest concerns for manufacturers as Britain heads into crunch Brexit negotiations is a customs regime.