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: 14 Sep 2014 | Removal date: 13 Sep 2016
Still in force

Export tax

On 9 September 2014 the Egyptian official gazette published a decree setting a new export duty for several kinds of copper, lead, ferrous waste, aluminium waste and zinc ranging from 650-7500 EGP per ton depending on the product. 
 
The original export duty was set with decree no. 696/2012 in which the rate for 7402-7419 was set 8000 EGP. 
 
With decree no. 612/2013 the last mentioned regulation has been prolonged. 
 
This ruling has been prolonged with decree no. 608/2015 for another 12 months. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

393 Metal wastes or scraps
2620 Slag, ash and residues (other than from the manufacture of iron or steel) containing metals, arsenic or their compounds.
262030 Containing mainly copper
7204 Ferrous waste and scrap; remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel.
720421 Of stainless steel
720441 Turnings, shavings, chips, milling waste, sawdust, filings, trimmings and stampings, whether or not in bundles
720449 Other
7404 Copper waste and scrap.
740400 Copper waste and scrap.
7602 Aluminium waste and scrap.
760200 Aluminium waste and scrap.
7902 Zinc waste and scrap.
790200 Zinc waste and scrap.
414 Copper, nickel, aluminium, alumina, lead, zinc & tin, unwrought
7402 Unrefined copper; copper anodes for electrolytic refining.
740200 Unrefined copper; copper anodes for electrolytic refining.
7801 Unwrought lead.
780199 Other
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7804 Lead plates, sheets, strip and foil; lead powders and flakes.
780419 Other
7903 Zinc dust, powders and flakes.
790390 Other
429 Other fabricated metal products
7806 Other articles of lead.
780600 Other articles of lead.

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