ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Feb 2019

On 10 February 2019, the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry issued Ministerial Decree no. 99/2019 extending the export duty imposed by Ministerial Decree no. 91/2018 for one year with some rates changed.  

 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

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  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 10 Feb 2019 | Removal date: 10 Feb 2020
Still in force

Export tax

On 10 February 2019, the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry issued Ministerial Decree no. 99/2019 extending the export duty imposed by Ministerial Decree no. 91/2018 for one year with some rates changed.  

Accordingly, the export duty on talc blocks (HS 2526) will be with a rate of 1200 EGP/tonne (68.30 USD/tonne) instead of 900 EGP/tonne (49.24 USD/tonne) in the preceding Decree. Furthermore, one item was introduced which is Feldspar powder (HS 2529) with a rate of 200 EGP/Ton (11.38 USD/tonne).

The Decree also does not apply to imports of free zones according to certain quantities specified by the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones.

 

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Inception date: 10 Feb 2019 | Removal date: 10 Feb 2020
Still in force

Export tax

On 10 February 2019, the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry issued Ministerial Decree no. 99/2019 extending the export duty imposed by Ministerial Decree no. 91/2018 for one year with some rates changed.  

Accordingly, export duty on Feldspar ore (HS 2529) will be with a rate of 200 EGP/tonne (11.38 USD/tonne) instead of 400 EGP/tonne (21.88 USD/tonne) in the preceding Decree no. 145/2017. 

The Decree also does not apply to imports of free zones according to certain quantities specified by the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones.

 

 
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