ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Feb 2009

In February 2009, the government of Egypt announced a change in export taxation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 05 Feb 2009 | Removal date: 05 Aug 2015
Still in force

Export tax

On 5 February 2009 the Egyptian official gazette published decree no. 161/2009 setting an export duty for some kinds of rice (1006.10, 1006.20, 1006.30, 1006.40) at 1000 EGP (USD 200) per ton. 
 
In August 2015, rice exports were banned altogether (see related measure).

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