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The Minister of Trade and Industry issues a decision amending certain provisions of Ministerial decree No.43 of 2016

Publish Date 01/04/2022 11:55 AM
Last Update 02/04/2022 11:14 AM
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As of the date of publication of the decision on Egyptian facts The Minister of Trade and Industry issues a decision amending certain provisions of Ministerial Decree No.43 of 2016 on the amendment of the rules governing the registration of factories eligible for export of their products to Egypt. The most notable amendments contained in the Decree No.43 of 2016 are the registration of companies within a period not exceeding 15 days once the documents have been completed and the establishment of a mechanism to adjudicate corporate grievances within 15 days of the date of submission. Dr.. Nevein Jamah, Minister of Trade and Industry, issues a decision amending certain provisions of Ministerial Decree No.43 of 2016 on the amendment of the rules governing the registration of factories eligible for export of their products to Egypt.

Dr. Nevein Jamah, Minister of Trade and Industry, issues a decision amending certain provisions of Ministerial Decree No.43 of 2016 on the amendment of the rules governing the registration of factories eligible for export of their products to Egypt.

Dr..Nenein Jamah stated that the decision provides for the repeal of article I, paragraph 3, of Decree No.43 which provides that "a decision shall be made by the Minister for Foreign Trade to register or write off such a record and shall be exempt from any or all of the conditions for registration in the cases decided by him." The decree also provide for the replacement of the text of item (iii) of the article 2 of decree No.43 which provide “Registration in aforementioned register shall be completed once the documents have been submitted, provided that the person concerned delivers a proof of registration within a period not exceeding 15 days from the date of completion of the requirements documents. In the event of doubts about the validity of the submitted documents, the registration shall be made only after confirmation of their validity. At the request of the applicant, the company or factory may be inspected to verify the authenticity of the documents, after the approval of the minister concerned with foreign trade.

The minister of trade and industry reported that the decision added 3 new clauses to Article II of Decree No. 43 stipulating that "Registration documents may be submitted through the embassies and consulates of the Governments of the States concerned" renewal of documents with validity date within a period not exceeding 30 days from expiration date, and " Publication of what is recorded or written off monthly in the Egyptian facts and on the website of the General Organization for Export and Import Control ", noting that the Ministerial decree added two new articles with a digital (II bis) and (II 1 bis). Article II bis 1 provides that "a committee shall be established by decision of the Minister for Foreign Trade to consider complaints against non-registration or removal from the registry and to submit a complaint to the sector of conventions and foreign trade for submission to the Grievance Committee; The appeal shall be adjudicated within a period not exceeding 15 days from the date of submission and the complainant shall be notified of the reasons for non-registration or write-off and the remedial action to be taken by him for re-registration " Article 2 bis stipulates that: "The removal from the registry shall be effected by a reasoned decision issued by the Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control in cases of loss of any registration requirement. The removal decision may be appealed to the Committee of Grievances referred to within 60 days from the date of notification of the person concerned.

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