IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 14 Sep 2014 | Removal date: 22 Dec 2016
Still in force

Export tax

On 9 September 2014, the Egyptian official gazette published decree no. 671 establishing an export duty for waste plastic (excepted crushed plastic) with 1600 EGP (228.08 USD) per tonne and waste paper with 1200 EGP ( 171.06 USD) per tonne for one year starting 14 September 2014.

On 25 August 2015, the Egyptian official gazette published decree no. 608 extending the export duty on both waste plastic and waste paper without any change for one year starting 14 September 2015.

On 29 August 2016, the Egyptian official gazette published decree no. 770 extending the export duty on waste plastic without any change in levels and increasing the export duty on waste paper for one year starting 14 September 2016, see related state act. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

392 Non-metal wastes or scraps
3915 Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics.
391590 Of other plastics

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