ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Feb 2009In February 2009, the government of Egypt announced a change in import duties.
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Egyptian Ministry of Finance. (15 February 2009). New Customs Tariff According to the Amendments of The Harmonized System 2009 Issued By The Presidential Decree No 51/2009. To be obtained at
On 15 February 2009, the Egyptian Ministry of Finance published its revised tariff schedule for a total of 250 products. While a majority of the listed items enjoys tariff reductions, import taxes have been raised in a number of segments. Sectors affected by the rise include basic chemicals, bamboo manufacturing, rubber manufacturing, as well as producers of basic machinery and medical equipment. Sectors enjoying tariff reductions include raw materials and intermediate goods.
See tariff schedule at bottom for further details.