Egypt modifies tariffs on specific goods to encourage local manufacturing

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 05:22 GMT

The Ministry of Finance began implementing on Sunday presidential decree no.59/2020 on modifying tariffs on specific goods.

Kenya violates COMESA free trade agreement by imposing 25% tariff on Egyptian exports

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 11:32 GMT

The Egyptian government is waiting for the Kenyan response to its query on the latter's decision.

Plan to settle export incentives debts disclosed

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 03:10 GMT

The estimated value of government debts that should be settled with exporters is LE 2 billion.

55 financial fraud cases worth LE200M unravel in 1 month

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 12:00 GMT

The crimes varied from bribery and administrative corruption to illegal currency trade, money laundering and tariff evasion.

Luxury goods imports hit $545.9 million

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 - 04:26 GMT

That was between January and September 2018.

U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariff retaliation

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 12:40 GMT

U.S is requesting that a WTO dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium.

Mexican, Canadian steel lobbies urge fix to U.S. tariff dispute

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Mexico and Canada on Tuesday urged their governments to resolve a tariff dispute with the United States before signing a new trilateral trade deal.

Trump to announce new China tariffs as early as Monday -WSJ

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 05:00 GMT

President Donald Trump plans to announce new tariffs of about $200 billion on Chinese imports as early as Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

China tariffs threaten European capital goods supply chains

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 - 11:27 GMT

European capital goods companies are starting to show the strain of Washington's trade conflicts with China and other countries.

Chinese imports to U.S. ports start peaking early amid tariff threat

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 02:20 GMT

Chinese imports to U.S. ports rose more than expected, suggesting that some retailers moved up orders to insulate themselves from an intensifying trade war.

Product exclusions from U.S. metals tariffs may take 90 days: document

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 09:21 GMT

Steel and aluminum users that depend on imported products not available from U.S. producers may have to wait up to 90 days for an exclusion.

U.N. says poorer countries are casualties of U.S. tariff move

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 01:10 GMT

Trump's decision to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminium imports will take a toll on poorer countries and could trigger takeovers in their mining industries.

Trade liberalization between Egypt, Mercosur within 10 yrs: Brazilian envoy

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 02:28 GMT

Within 10 years, there will be free trade between Egypt and Mercosur countries, Brazilian Ambassador to Egypt Ruy Amaral said Tuesday.

US imposes second round of tariffs on Canadian lumber

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 - 08:46 GMT

U.S. slapped a new anti-dumping tax on Canadian softwood lumber

Editorial: Unfair campaign against Egypt’s new NGO Law

Wed, 31 May 2017 - 04:00 GMT

Egypt Today responds to the "unfair campaign" by Western rights groups against a newly adopted law regulating the work of NGOs in Egypt.