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Egypt imposes import tariffs on sugar [Registered]

Egypt recently notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it has imposed additional tariffs on raw and white sugar for 200 days. This came into effect on December 2, to protect domestic producers from a surge in imports, reported Reuters. The government imposed a “provisional safeguard measure” of 17 per cent of the CIF (cost, insurance, and freight) value of raw sugar imports, or a minimum of EGP 591 ($96.60) per tonne, and 20 percent on white sugar, or a minimum of EGP713 per tonne.…

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