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: 07 Feb 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

According to consistent press reports, on 7 February 2015, the Minister of Finance of Egypt, Hani Kadri Dimian, has taken a decision to increase the import duty on shoes and leather goods so it reached the rate of 500%. According to the reports, the decision aims at protecting domestic markets, support domestic investment and the development of the domestic work force. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

292 Luggage & handbags; saddlery & harness; other leather articles
4202 Trunks, suitcases, vanitycases, executivecases, briefcases, school satchels, spectacle cases, binocular cases, camera cases, musical instrument cases, gun cases, holsters and similar containers; travellingbags, insulated food or beverages bags, toile
420211 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420212 With outer surface of plastics or of textile materials
420219 Other
420221 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420222 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420229 Other
420231 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420232 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420239 Other
420292 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
293 Footwear other than sports footwear
6404 Footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of textile materials.
640419 Other
294 Sports footwear, except skating boots
6404 Footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of textile materials.
640411 Sports footwear; tennis shoes, basketball shoes, gym shoes, training shoes and the like

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