The Minister of Finance reviews the efforts of regulatory governance at customs outlets during 2022
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Dr. Mohamed Moait, Minister of Finance, reviewed a report on the efforts of the Customs Authority, during the year 2022, to strengthen control governance procedures at customs outlets in cooperation with the concerned authorities, in a way that contributes to protecting Egyptian national security, the national economy, preserving the health of citizens, and reclaiming the rights of the state’s public treasury, calling for strengthening the efforts of customs men in performing their job and national duty, taking into account the facilitation of customs procedures by relying on the online platform. The electronic “single window” that connects all ports electronically, contributes to facilitating the movement of internal and external trade, and reducing customs clearance time. In a way that helps stimulate investment.
Shahat Ghatouri said The head of the Customs Authority, that the tightening of control measures at customs outlets, contributed to reducing smuggling attempts, preserving the rights of the public treasury, and protecting the national industry and Egyptian society from entering dangerous goods or harming national security, pointing out that the number of customs evasion reports during the year In the past, it amounted to 21 thousand and 647 minutes, and the total dues for customs duties and smuggling fines due amounted to 21 billion and 231 million pounds.
He added that the Central Administration for Combating “Customs Evasion” issued 51 records of seizures of operations in production requirements for fake factories and companies with a value of dues amounting to 17 billion and 534 million pounds, and 94 records related to the smuggling of tramadol and other stimulants. Her dues amounted to about 207 million and 698 thousand pounds, and 153 reports related to narcotic substances, her dues amounted to about 128 million and 420 thousand pounds, and 121 reports related to attempts to smuggle eavesdropping devices and camouflage clothes, whose dues amounted to 15 million and 488 thousand pounds, and 137 reports related to an attempt to smuggle Weapons whose dues amounted to about 19 million and 40 thousand pounds, and 517 reports related to an attempt to smuggle various items whose dues amounted to about 773 million and 256 thousand pounds, and 23 smuggling reports in the free zone whose dues amounted to about 144 million and 616 thousand pounds.
He explained that 75 minutes were issued related to the submission of invoices with lower values, whose dues amounted to about 87 million and 642 thousand pounds, And 6 records for smuggling fireworks, whose dues amounted to about 401 thousand pounds, and 108 records of cars and spare parts whose dues amounted to 43 million and 890 thousand pounds, and 176 records of medicines, nutritional supplements and cosmetics whose dues amounted to about 56 million and 337 thousand pounds, and 98 records related to alcohol, whose dues amounted to about 159 One million pounds, and 841 reports on electronic cigarettes and hookahs, the value of their dues amounting to 113 million and 796 thousand pounds, and 209 reports for smuggling mobile devices and accessories, the value of their dues amounting to about 62 million and 175 thousand pounds, and 53 reports related to ready-made clothes, whose dues amount to about 32 million and 535 thousand pounds, and 70 reports For medical devices and their supplies, dues amount to about 24 million and 646 thousand pounds, and 4 thousand and 71 0 Minutes related to the possession of large quantities of imported goods for the purpose of trading without keeping documents indicating the payment of customs taxes imposed on them, and their dues amount to about 12 million and 369 thousand pounds.
) Abdel Nasser Mohamed, head of the Central Administration for Combating Customs Evasion, indicated that 199 evasion reports were issued to dispose of rejected, control goods whose dues amount to 415 million and 289 thousand pounds, In addition to 11 thousand and 945 records related to exemptions and special systems, the value of their dues amounted to 293 million and 480 thousand pounds, and 1305 records were issued related to proving the status and the value difference, whose dues amounted to about 397 million and 148 thousand pounds, and 35 records related to attempts to smuggle cars, cigarettes, weapons and drugs, whose dues amounted to about 544. One million and 629 thousand pounds, and 182 reports related to the smuggling of cosmetics, whose dues amounted to about 111 million and 388 thousand pounds, and 4 temporary permission reports whose dues amounted to 3 million and 944 thousand pounds, and 84 reports were issued related to an attempt to smuggle gold and silver artifacts whose dues amounted to about 37 million and 169 thousand pounds. One thousand pounds, and 447 reports of an attempt to smuggle coins amounting to Ms Her dues are 5 million and 167 thousand pounds, and 4 reports of an attempt to smuggle antiquities.