ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Apr 2009

On 16 April 2009, the Egyptian government amended its cotton policy. In the year prior to the stated measure, no single trading partner has more than the GTA minimum threshold of USD 1 million worth of trade on the affected tariff line.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt. 2009. 'Egypt Watch Bulletin.' 15 April. http://www.amcham.org.eg/BSAC/WatchBulletin/Issues/Apr1509.asp

Al-Ahram Weekly Online.2009. Market Report. 16 - 22 April 2009. Issue No. 943. http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2009/943/ec4.htm


Inception date: 16 Apr 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

Previously imposed tariffs on imported yarn were removed.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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Inception date: 16 Apr 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Production subsidy

Instead, local producers are to be provided with a LE2.75 subsidy per kilo of yarn spun from Egyptian cotton.
 
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