Exports, taxation at center of suggestions in National Dialogue's session on manufacturing sector

Wed, 06 Sep 2023 - 03:13 GMT

Participants in the National Dialogue's manufacturing session stipulated Tuesday the necessity of boosting the volume of exports, making commercial attaches more effective, and setting a national strategy to develop the sector.

Egyptian expats brought in 194 Kg of gold 1 month into tariff exemption

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 02:14 GMT

Most of the quantity was brought in by expats residing abroad, mainly in Gulf countries.

Egypt's finance minister explains customs upgrade mandated by new bill

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 03:48 GMT

Such moves are aimed for the improvement of Egypt's rankings of competitiveness, doing business, and macroeconomic environment.

Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms: executive

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 09:27 GMT

The decision shows how Washington’s effort to bar sales of technology to Chinese firms, including Huawei Technologies, is ensnaring non-American firms that are not obliged to follow U.S. law.

China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 09:24 GMT

Trump has repeatedly said he is getting ready to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Osaka summit at the end of June, but China has not confirmed it.

All you need to know about protection fees on iron billets, steel rebar

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - 03:23 GMT

Egypt Today reviews the details of the decision of collecting temporary protection fees on Egypt's imports of iron billets and steel rebar for 180 days.

Egypt imposes temporary fees on iron billets, steel rebar

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - 11:04 GMT

The fees are 15 percent for billets and 25 percent for steel rebar in all its forms such as bars, rods, rolls or chopsticks, besides its semi-finished products as billets.

Timeline for massive China-backed trade deal slips

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 02:50 GMT

The completion of the world's largest trade deal -- backed by Beijing and excluding the United States -- has been pushed back to next year.

EU's Malmstrom assumes U.S. won't slap autos tariffs during talks

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 12:40 GMT

EU’s trade commissioner, Cecilia Malmstrom, said she assumes the United States will not slap auto tariffs on the EU while the two sides are negotiating on trade.

China October exports surprisingly strong in race to beat higher U.S. tariffs

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - 10:12 GMT

Import growth also defied forecasts for a slowdown, suggesting Beijing’s growth-boosting measures to support the cooling economy may be slowly starting to make themselves felt.

U.S. to impose new duties on Chinese aluminum sheet products

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - 10:04 GMT

The final aluminum sheet duties, however, were reduced from those first imposed in April and July. The initial combined range was 198.4 percent to 280.46 percent.

Trump says he expects 'great deal' with China, but more tariffs if not

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 - 09:08 GMT

Trump said in the interview he would like to make a deal now, but that China was not ready. He did not elaborate.

Asian firms shuffle production around the region as China tariffs hit

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 08:44 GMT

The company representatives and other sources spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue.

China may reject new trade talks if more tariffs imposed: WSJ

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 08:35 GMT

The U.S. had proposed the talks, but at the same time moved forward with planning additional tariffs on some $200 billion of Chinese products, the Journal reported.

Asian shares slugged by new U.S. tariff threat

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 08:28 GMT

Liquidity was thin with Japan on holiday and moves in currencies and bonds were minor.

Trump 'likely' to announce new China tariffs as early as Monday: source

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 08:23 GMT

The tariff level will probably be about 10 percent, the Wall Street Journal reported, quoting people familiar with the matter.

Britain's FTSE dips amid fears of trade war escalation

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 - 09:40 GMT

The UK's blue-chip index edged lower in early Friday trading as investors awaited news on whether the United States would impose new tariffs on Chinese imports

China says has to retaliate if U.S. implements new tariffs

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 08:29 GMT

China will closely monitor the impact from any fresh tariffs and adopt strong measures to offset negative the effects, ministry spokesman Gao Feng told a regular news conference.

Trump allows targeted relief on steel, aluminum quotas: Commerce Department

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 08:11 GMT

Trump, citing national security concerns, placed tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports.

Asia stocks retreat; weakness in China outweighs NAFTA trade optimism

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 08:04 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open mixed, with Britain’s FTSE and Germany’s DAX each slipping about 0.1 percent and France’s CAC inching up 0.05 percent.