Import ban on Ceramics in Egypt now lifted

Exporting Ceramics to Egypt - temporary import ban now lifted by the Egyptian Ministry of Trade

The Egyptian Ministry of Trade’s decision to temporarily ban the importation of Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles into Egypt for a period of 3 months starting from 24th December 2020 in accordance with Decree 642/2020 has not been extended. 

Therefore, shipments of Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles classified under the WCO HS Code 6907 are permitted to be exported to Egypt until further notice.


Intertek Offices approved by the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC) are now ready to accept and process your requests for the issuance of the mandatory Certificates of Inspection (CoIs) for consignments of Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles which are required for Customs Clearance at Egyptian Ports and Borders.



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