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3 billion pounds in taxes and customs duties in Suez 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 Ghatouri, Head of the Customs Authority, in which he indicated that the Central Administration of Suez Customs, headed by Ahmed Abu Al-Hassan, released 7,292 customs certificates during the month of May for strategic goods, production requirements, and general merchandise, including: “Threads.” Textiles, electrical appliances, receivers, plastics, petroleum products, automobiles, spare parts, and others.


The report added that the taxes and customs fees collected on import certificates at Suez Customs during the month of May amounted to 817 million and 250 thousand pounds, while the value-added taxes amounted to one billion and 978 million and 110 thousand pounds, and other fees collected from these certificates amounted to about 255 million and 606 thousand pounds.


The report indicated that the General Administration of Exports at Suez Customs, during the month of May, exported 2,438 customs declarations under various export systems, with a value of 6 billion and 15 million and 637 thousand pounds, for various types of goods and general merchandise, including: “natural sands, juices, and cosmetics and poultry feed.


The report added that fees were collected for customs declarations that were covered by the Suez Customs last May, at about 5 million and 686 thousand pounds, in addition to the proceeds of the negligent auction amounted to 905 thousand pounds, and fines, violations and other proceeds were collected at about 7 million and 534 thousand pounds. .



The report indicated that the total taxes, customs duties, taxes and other fees collected at Suez customs last May amounted to 3 billion and 65 million and 93 thousand pounds.