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2.1 billion pounds in taxes and fees at Dekheila and Damietta customs last May


Dr. Mohamed Maait, Minister of Finance, reviewed the efforts made by customs officials to overcome obstacles and facilitate customs procedures for the business community. Which contributes to improving the performance of work in customs administrations, and reducing the time of customs release, in a way that helps meet the needs of the local market and stabilize prices.

 

The Minister received a report from Al-Shahat Ghaturi, Head of the Customs Authority, in which he indicated that 8,751 customs certificates were released from the Dekheila and Damietta customs for various types of strategic goods and general merchandise such as: “wheat, rice, sugar, And legumes, corn, air-conditioning components, refrigerators, fans, fabrics, wood, threads, fodder, spare parts, motorcycles, and cars,” during the month of May.

 

The report added that the total taxes and customs fees collected on the import certificates at Dekheila and Damietta customs amounted to 447 million and 363 thousand pounds, while the total value-added taxes and other fees collected from these certificates amounted to about one billion and 692 million and 641 thousand pounds.

 

The report indicated that the General Administration of Dekheila and Damietta Customs exported 4,154 customs declarations during the month of May, most of their categories of strategic goods and general merchandise such as: "aluminum, foodstuffs, stainless steel, marble, and sand." With a total value of 5 billion and 809 million and 876 thousand pounds, while the export fees collected amounted to about 16 million and 996 thousand pounds.

The report indicated that the total collected taxes and customs duties and other taxes and fees collected at Dekheila and Damietta customs during the month of May amounted to about 2,178 million and 753 thousand pounds.

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