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Customs Authority

Only 1.5% of importers registered on ACI System, set to be mandatory on July 1

Despite a request by Beshay’s division in May for an extension, importers must register on the platform by the 1st of July

Unregistered cargo will be banned from entering port in July: FinMin

Maait stated that it will ban the entry of unregistered cargo starting July in its move to develop Egypt into a more modern and global logical zone

Importers request extension for registering to new customs platform ACI

Importers are requesting a three-month extension before Egypt implements its Advance Cargo Information (ACI) system for pre-registration of shipments

New directives to simplifying customs procedures: FinMin

Maait added that all procedural measures were unified at all customs outlets for exporters and importers

Customs Authority’s digital platform mandatory by July: FinMinistry

Importers are also required to review and confirm shipment files using an electronic signature