Customs Authority

Maait affirms commitment to boosting int’l relations to improve customs efficiency

Tue, 30 Jan 2024 - 01:13 GMT

Egypt consulted with the business community and investors prior to recently updated customs legislation to streamline and modernize procedures, aiming to facilitate both domestic and international trade, wrote an official statement from the ministry

Egypt releases $32 billion worth of goods from customs in the past 5 months

Sun, 02 Jul 2023 - 01:44 GMT

The release of goods prioritized essential commodities, food manufacturing ingredients, medicines, and production supplies, ensuring uninterrupted Egyptian production

Egypt's customs authority set gift limit at LE10K for each passenger

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 04:50 GMT

Abdel Latif elaborated that the limit of the gifts was recently raised by the Minister of Finance to LE 10,000.

Finance min. reviews Customs Authority's efforts over past period

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 03:43 GMT

Maait called on the customs officials to continue their duties and facilitate the procedures in a way that beefs up investments.

Customs Authority: Facilities offered to importers to join ACI

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 11:51 GMT

At a seminar organized by the authority and MTS company on Thursday, Negm underlined the importance of promoting awareness of importers and owners of goods of the privileges of the new system and registration procedures.

GAFI head discusses with businessmen investment chances, challenges

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 - 08:18 GMT

Executive Director of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) Mohamed Abdel Wahab on Thursday met with a number of investors an businessmen, with Chairman of the Customs Authority El Sayed Negm attending.

A closer look at Egypt’s ongoing anti-corruption battle

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 10:04 GMT

Head of Giza’s Al-Haram district was detained for four days after he was arrested over accusations of receiving bribes from construction companies

Customs revenues from vehicles in Suez hit LE 122M in June

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 10:55 GMT

The total value of customs-cleared vehicles and spare parts shipments reached EGP 199.2 million, the source added.

UPDATE: Customs Authority head arrested four days pending investigation

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 - 04:36 GMT

Egypt’s Customs Authority arrested over accusations of receiving a bribe.

New custom law in Egypt under development

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 04:29 GMT

The Ministry of Finance is working to develop the Custom Authority through automating custom services.

Egypt to restore 8 artifacts from France Thursday

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 05:58 GMT

Paris will hand over eight artifacts to Cairo Thursday after they had been seized by France's customs authority in 2010.

Customs official arrested for planning to seize L.E 47M

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 01:15 GMT

Security bodies arrested on Wednesday the Ministry of Finance Customs Authority auditor on charges of offering an official in the same authority.

Customs Authority to launch One Stop Shop in 2 years

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 01:10 GMT

Around 60 percent of maritime ports and airports in Egypt adopted electronic tools, including X-ray devices to inspect products.

Attempt to smuggle foreign currency foiled at Cairo airport

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 - 08:56 GMT

The Customs authorities at Cairo International Airport foiled an attempt to smuggle a huge amount of foreign currency into the country.

Customs authority will attend WCO Policy Commission meetings

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 - 11:39 GMT

Chairman of the Egyptian Customs Authority Magdy Abdel Aziz left Cairo on Sunday for Brussels to attend the 77th Session of the Policy Commission of the (WCO).

Custom revenues reach LE25.6B in five months

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 01:59 GMT

20,000 cases of custom evasions are recorded each year.