Main menu

Pages

3.1 billion pounds in taxes and fees at Dekheila and Damietta customs for last August


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 Shahat Ghaturi, Head of the Customs Authority, in which he indicated that 10,074 customs certificates were released from the Dekheila and Damietta customs for various types of strategic goods and general merchandise such as: “wheat, rice, sugar, legumes, corn, air conditioning components, refrigerators, fans, fabrics, wood, threads, fodder, motorcycle parts, and cars” during the month of August.

 

The report added that the total taxes and customs duties collected on the certificates received at the Dekheila and Damietta customs amounted to 469 million and 649 thousand pounds, while the total value-added taxes and other fees collected from these certificates amounted to about 2,478 million and 113 thousand pounds.

 

The report indicated that the General Administration of Dekheila and Damietta Customs issued included 4,187 customs declarations during the month of August, most of their categories of strategic goods and general merchandise such as: "aluminum, foodstuffs, stainless steel, marble, and sand." With a total value of 9 billion and 873 million and 442 thousand pounds, while the export fees collected amounted to about 23 million and 117 thousand pounds.

 

The report indicated that the total taxes, customs duties, taxes and other fees collected at Dekheila and Damietta customs during the month of August amounted to about 3 billion and 187 million and 192 thousand pounds.

Comments