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The Leading Ship, Yacht and Offshore Agency in Egypt Since 1983

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Egypt New Custom Law – UPDATE

DEAR VALUABLE CUSTOMER

 

REFRENCE TO PREVIOUS KADMAR CIRCULAR 78/2020 REGARDING “EGYPT NEW CUSTOM LAW” DATED 15 NOVEMBER ( COPY AVAILABLE ON WWW.KADMAR.COM )

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT AN UPDATE WAS ANNOUNCED TO THE LAW NUMBER 207 FOR 2020 REGARDING “THE NEW CUSTOMS LAW”, UPDATES HIGHLGHTED IN YELLOW BELOW BY ARTICLE

 

KADMAR UPDATE OF NEW CUSTOM LAW NO. 207 OF 2020

ISSUED ON 11-11-2020 WHICH BECAME IN FORCE AS FROM 12-11-2020

ARTICLE

SUBJECT BRIEF

REMARKS

8

AGENTS TO KEEP THE DOCUMENTS FOR 5 YEARS 

20

SHIPS SPARES IN TRANSIT ARE EXEMPTED FROM DUTIES 

25

CARRIERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SHORTAGE IN TRANSIT CARGO 

39

PRE-CLEARANCE IS ALLOWED PROVIDED THAT PRE-LOADING APPROVAL TO BR GRANTED BY CUSTOMSSUSPENDED FOR 6 MONTHS

46

CARGO MANIFEST DATA SUCH AS MASTER NAME – SHIP NAME – FLAG – SHIPPERS – CONSIGNEE – CUSTOMS ID – CARGO DETAILS & WEIGHT – NUMBER – NO. OF PACKAGES TO BE WRITTEN AND SUBMITTED TO CUSTOM ADMINISTRATION 48 HRS PRIOR VESSEL ARRIVALFOR SHORT DISTANCXE PORTS – IT ACCEPTED TO SUBMITTED BEFORE SAILING FROM THE LAST PORT
IF CARGO LOADED WITHOUT CONSIGNEE NAME AND ID WRITTEN IN CARGO MANIFEST CARRIER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SHIPPING BACK THE CARGO 

47

CARGO MANIFEST TO SUBMITTED 48 HRS PRIOR VESSEL ARRIVAL – IF FAILED ARTICLE TO APPLYFOR SHORT DISTANCXE PORTS – IT ACCEPTED TO SUBMITTED BEFORE SAILING FROM THE LAST PORT

71

LATE SUBMISSION OF CARGO MANIFEST A FINE OF EGP 30,000 TO APPLYTHE FINE IS PAID BY THE SHIPPING AGENT FO THE WHOLE CARGO MANEFEST AND NOT FOR EACH B/L AND CAN BE REDUCED TO 50%

73

SHORTLANDED CARGO OR SURPLUS WITHOUT REASON A FINE OF 50% CUSTOM DUTIES EXTRA TO APPLY ON CARRIER 

77

REGARDING SMUGLING CASES, CARRIER NOT TO DISCHARGE CARGO PRIOR CUSTOM APPROVAL, OR WITHIN UN-OFFICIAL PORTS, …. 

78

IMPOSED FINE MINIMUM EGP 25,000 UP TO EGP 250,000 IN ADDITION TO 3 YEARS TO 5 YEARS IN PRISON 

THE CUSTOM AUTHORITY HAVE SOFTEN THE FINES IMPOSED TO CARRIERS AND ACCEPTED SMALL CHANGES

Further updates on Kadmar Shipping LinkedIn page : www.linkedin.com/company/kadmarshipping

 

Best Regards

 

Kadmar Shipping

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