ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Feb 2018

On 5 February 2018, the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry amended the export duty levels imposed by Ministerial Decree no. 1581/2018 on vegetable waste, straw, husks, alfalfa, and feeding products.

 

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1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 05 Feb 2018 | Removal date: 22 Dec 2018

Export tax

On 5 February 2018, the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry issued Ministerial Decree no. 50 decreasing the export duty in Ministerial Decree no. 1581. 

Accordingly, the duty level for the below HS codes is decreased from 900 EGP (51.03 USD) per tonne to: 

- 300 EGP (17.01 USD) per tonne on vegetable waste (HS 2308) 

- 600 EGP (34.02 USD) per tonne on straws and husks (HS 1213) and alfalfa and other feeding products (HS 1214)

The termination date remains 22 December 2018.

On 23 December 2018, the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry issued Ministerial Decree no. 1098 extending export duty on feeding ingredients as per Ministerial Decrees 1320/2016 for almost one year ending 31 December 2019 and revoking Decree no. 50/2018, see related state act.

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