Kadmar Circular No. 46/2021
Egypt Postpone The Mandatory Application Of The Pre-Registration System For Shipments (ACI) In Seaports
Dr. Mohamed Maait, Minister of Finance, issued a decision to continue the trial operation until the end of next September, and to postpone the mandatory application of the pre-registration system for shipments (ACI) in seaports until the first of next October, which was scheduled for the first of next July.
it comes; In response to the request of the business community, including a number of chambers of commerce, Egyptian importers and manufacturers, and a number of foreign export companies and international multinational companies, to extend the trial run of the ACI system for pre-registration of shipments in seaports, which was launched since last April; So that they can join the system, and there is agreement between foreign importers and exporters, and take advantage of the facilities offered by this system; Especially in light of the continuing impact of the “Corona” pandemic on global supply and supply chains.
The total electronic accounts of Egyptian customers with customs reached 9,955, of which 7,735 are approved accounts, and 2,220 accounts whose data is being completed by customers, while the total number of ACI certificates on the system reached 8,156, including 5,257 certificates issued with ACI numbers, and 2899 certificates. ACI’s data is being completed by dealers, and the number of companies participating in the pilot project reached 1488, and the number of foreign exporters who registered on the system approached 16 thousand, and 1.5 million browsed the electronic portal “ACI Window.”
The minister called on importers and their agents of customs brokers to speed up joining the pre-registration of shipments (ACI), as there will be no further deadline after the end of next September, and no goods shipped from abroad will be allowed to enter as of the first of next October to the Egyptian seaports. Except through the ACI pre-registration system.
this circular will follow with the translation of the Ministerial Decree as of now operators can accept booking to Egypt without ACID till end of September 2021
more information about ACI can be found via our website and YouTube channel.
Kadmar Circular No. 5/2021
Egypt Implementation of Advanced Cargo Information ACI
kindly note that we have received via Alexandria Chamber of Shipping the following message:
Alexandria Chamber of Shipping
According to Article 39 of the new Customs Law No. 207/2020 that states the necessity of the advance registration system for the cargo “Advance Cargo Information – ACI”,
we would like to notify you that the system will work on an experimental basis from 01-Apr-2021 and mandatory from 30-Jun-2021.
Therefore, we send you this message to notify carriers, masters and agents that they have to comply with the ACI system once in place for all inbound cargo to Egypt, knowing that in case of failure the carrier will be obliged not to discharge the cargo and return at his cost.
Please be guided accordingly.
Admiral Reda Ismail
Head of Maritime Transport Sector
Ministry of Transport
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