IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 14 Oct 2014 | Removal date: 14 May 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

According to local press reports, on 14 October 2014 the Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour issued a decree imposing temporary protective fee on imported steel at the amount of 7.3% per tonne, but not less than EGP 290 per tonne. The decision is to remain in force for a period of 200 days. The purpose of this temporary state measure is 'to protect the steel industry in Egypt from the significant increase in steel imports'.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

411 Basic iron & steel
7207 Semifinished products of iron or nonalloy steel.
720719 Other
720720 Containing by weight 0.25 % or more of carbon
412 Products of iron or steel
7210 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, clad, plated or coated.
721011 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more
721012 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
721049 Other
721050 Plated or coated with chromium oxides or with chromium and chromium oxides
721061 Plated or coated with aluminiumzinc alloys
721069 Other
721070 Painted, varnished or coated with plastics
721090 Other
7214 Other bars and rods of iron or nonalloy steel, not further worked than forged, hotrolled, hotdrawn or hotextruded, but including those twisted after rolling.
721420 Containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process or twisted after rolling
7216 Angles, shapes and sections of iron or nonalloy steel.
721610 U, I or H sections, not further worked than hotrolled, hotdrawn or extruded, of a height of less than 80 mm
721621 L sections
721632 I sections
721633 H sections
721640 L or T sections, not further worked than hotrolled, hotdrawn or extruded, of a height of 80 mm or more
721650 Other angles, shapes and sections, not further worked than hot rolled, hotdrawn or extruded
721669 Other
721699 Other
7217 Wire of iron or nonalloy steel.
721710 Not plated or coated, whether or not polished
721720 Plated or coated with zinc
721730 Plated or coated with other base metals
721790 Other
7219 Flatrolled products of stainless steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
721911 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
721912 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
721913 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
721934 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
721935 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
721990 Other

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