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6.8 billion pounds in taxes and fees at Alexandria customs last April

The total taxes, customs duties, taxes and other fees collected by Alexandria customs during the month of April reached about 6 billion, 835 million and 120 thousand pounds.


Dr. Mohamed Maait, Minister of Finance, reviewed the efforts made by customs officers to overcome obstacles and facilitate customs procedures before the business community, through customs exemptions established on imported strategic goods. In a way that contributes to improving the work performance of customs administrations, reducing customs clearance times, meeting the needs of the local market, and contributing to price stability.


The Minister received a report from Al-Shahat Ghatwari, Head of the Customs Authority, in which he indicated that the Central Administration of Alexandria Customs headed by Hossam Hamzah released 10 thousand and 886 “final incoming” customs certificates included, during last April, for multiple items of strategic goods and production requirements And spare parts, general merchandise, cars, and smoke.


The report added that the taxes and customs fees collected from “import certificates” amounted to one billion 579 million and 890 thousand pounds, while the total value-added taxes, taxes and other fees collected from these certificates amounted to 5 billion 246 million and 690 thousand pounds.


The report indicated that the General Administration of Exportation at Alexandria Customs had exported covered 8 thousand and 234 customs declarations during the month of April, for various types of strategic commodities and general goods, including: “fertilizers, marble, phosphates, ceramics, sugar, and clothes.” Collecting an "issued fee" for some exported customs data, valued at 3 million 618 thousand pounds.