IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 04 Oct 2015 | Removal date: 03 Apr 2016
Still in force

Export ban

On 4 October 2015 the Egyptian Government passed a ruling which replaced an export ban on rice with an export duty. According to decree no. 708 of year the 2015, the customs will charge 2000 EGP/255 USD per ton rice (with HS Code 1006.30, semi milled or wholly milled rice) being exported from Egypt.
As a further and existing condtion, the payment of the duty has to be transacted in a foreign currency and transferred to a bank active inside Egypt.
The duty shall be in force for 6 months.
 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

231 Grain mill products
1006 Rice.
100630 Semimilled or wholly milled rice, whether or not polished or glazed

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