Egypt applies customs reductions on 6900 commodities exported to Mercosur markets

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 02:26 GMT

The new tranche of customs cuts comes as a continuation of the list of goods that were completely freed from customs duties during September last year, which included about 600 goods.

Finance min. orders offering all needed facilities at customs authority

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 01:14 GMT

This came within the framework of the national project for upgrading and mechanizing the customs administration.

Alexandria customs revenues hit LE 7B in February

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 12:00 GMT

Customs certificates worth LE 1.922 billion have been issued for imports at Alexandria port, the statement said.

Revenues from smoke customs in Cairo hit LE 236.75M during February

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 11:49 GMT

“Smoke exports at the General Administration of Smoke Customs in Cairo amounted to about LE 4.67 million,” it added.

Egypt approves new customs tax breaks for used electric cars

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 11:03 GMT

This decision comes in line with the state's efforts to expand the use of electric vehicles, especially since Egypt is a promising market for the transportation industry in general.

Investigation launched into Alexandria Port fire

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 10:38 GMT

Minister of Finance Mohamed Mait ordered launching an investigation into the fire that broke out in the Port of Alexandria on Monday.

Arab Customs Cooperation Agreement ‘step towards Arab Free Trade Zone’: Foreign Ministry

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 02:23 GMT

The Arab Customs Cooperation Agreement was approved by the Economic and Social Council of the League of Arab States in Cairo on September 3, 2015.

Egypt's finance minister explains customs upgrade mandated by new bill

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 03:48 GMT

Such moves are aimed for the improvement of Egypt's rankings of competitiveness, doing business, and macroeconomic environment.

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.