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 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’s (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…