Kindly note that customs authority announced that Procedural Circular No. 18 of 2021 will be on what is shipped from abroad as of the first of November 2021.
Please find below our free translation of attached letter received from customs authority.
Also pls find attached customs procedures of circular no. 18.
Ministry of Finance
Director General Office
Att: Admiral / Reda Ismael (Head of Maritime transport sector)
Att : Engineer / Yahya Zaky (Head of the Economic Authority of the Suez Canal Zone)
Continuing cooperation and permanent coordination between us in order to simplify the procedures for releasing goods in seaports and to provide the necessary facilities to implement the system of advance facilitation of shipments ACI.
Referring to procedures of circular no. 18 issued on 17/10/2021 regarding the procedural cycle bills of lading in which the shipment is from one source to one importer or a group of two exporters to one importer, within the framework of dealing with the ACI system of pre-registration of shipments. (attached copy)
And within the framework of the keenness to overcome all obstacles facing shipping agents and shipping agencies in dealing with this system.
Therefore, we have seen the importance of addressing your honor to kindly inform and issue your instructions to the lines, shipping agencies and shipping agents that the procedural cycle mentioned in Procedural Circular No. 18 of 2021 will be on what is shipped from abroad as of the first of November 2021.
Please be guided accordingly.
Head of Customs Authority
El Shahat Gatwary