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Customs Authority

FinMin Maait says no to pushing Customs ACI system registration deadline

Once the ACI system goes live, unregistered cargo will be denied entry to the country through maritime ports, states Maait

Businesses lobby for another extension for ACI registration deadline

The delay will allow importers and their agents to go through the system’s “complex” registration procedures before it becomes fully mandatory

Advance cargo clearance available by paying 30% of taxes in advance: FinMin

Importers and their agents will be able to pay 30% of dues in advance for their cargo before its arrival to Egyptian ports as part of efforts to speed up customs procedures

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