Dry port project to be floated Tuesday, says minister

28 June 2021 – CAIRO : A new project to establish a dry port and logistics center in the 10th of Ramadan City will be put up for grabs on Tuesday, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait has said. The port and center, to be built over 250 feddans, are meant to maximize the contribution of the…

Egypt Adopts System Requiring Importers to Declare Cargo in Advance

11 June 2021 – Suez Canal Container Terminal (file image courtesy APMT) Egypt is set to implement a new law designed to protect its territory from supply chain security threats. Following a decree issued by the Ministry of Finance in February, all importers in the country will be required to declare all cargo before leaving…

Egypt Customs Authority to launch new unit for exporters

9 May 2021 – The new unit will be required to propose solutions to improve customs clearance The Customs Authority plans to establish a new unit to investigate complaints from exporters about customs procedures, new customs boss El Shahat El Ghatwary said in a recent statement. The new unit will be required to propose solutions…

Egypt works on speeding up customs clearance, lab testing reports

4 March 2021 – Egyptian importers have criticised new customs law, although it provides new facilities, says FEDCOC official Ahmed Al-Mallwani, Head of the Foreign Trade Committee at the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce‚Äôs (FEDCOC) Importers Division, has said they are preparing a memorandum on speeding up customs release. He added that the memorandum…

Egypt: Sisi Orders Shortening Customs Clearance Time, Simplifying Procedures

7th October 2020 – Sisi orders shortening customs clearance time, simplifying procedures President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has ordered the customs development strategy to be focusing on the governance of Egypt’s exports and imports, in addition to simplifying customs clearance procedures and shortening their time. Sisi issued his directives on Tuesday 6/10/2020 at a meeting…