ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Sep 2014

On September 2014, the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry announced an export duty on waste plastic and paper for one year. On August 2015, the imposed levels were extended for one more year. On August 2016, the export duty on waste plastic was extended and the export duty on waste paper was increased for one year. 

 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Ministerial Decree 671/2014. Arabic.
http://www.cc.gov.eg/Images/Legislations/W/2014/09/671-2014__09-09-2014.pdf

Ministerial Decree 608/2015. Arabic.
http://alexcham.org/Media/Files/%D9%82%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%8A%D9%86%20%D8%AC%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%AF%D8%A9/%D9%82%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%8A%D9%86%20%D8%B3%D9%86%D8%A9%202015/194_%D8%AA%D8%A7%D8%A8%D8%B9%20%D8%AC.pdf

Ministerial Decree 770/2016. Arabic.
ttp://alexcham.org:4001/Media/Files/%D9%82%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%8A%D9%86%20%D8%AC%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%AF%D8%A9/%D9%82%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AA%202016/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%AF%D8%AF%20197%20%D8%AA%D8%A7%D8%A8%D8%B9.pdf

Inception date: 14 Sep 2014 | Removal date: 22 Dec 2016

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. 

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