Industry: Charging customs duties and protection for 79 domestic producers[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
The Ministry of Industry and Minerals confirmed on Thursday that customs duties approved by the Council of Ministers recently on some imported products contributed to the promotion of local products, especially after the protection of 79 different items, which will reduce the import of goods and goods except the necessary ones.
The director of the Department of Industrial Organization in the ministry, Alaa Musa, said in a statement quoted by "morning" and read by "Economy News", "The customs duties imposed on imported goods came after complaints from traders and owners of factories and factories of the private sector, Limit the import of similar materials ".
He added that "the ministry and encouragement of the national product intends to address the Council of Ministers to impose customs duties on other materials to limit the import after confirming the possibility of the private sector to meet the needs of the local market," explaining his ministry's success to protect 79 local producers of factories and companies and civil and governmental plants after The imposition of customs duties up to 100 percent.
Moussa said that "the most important materials that have been protected are the juices, gypsum, thromston and other products, which will be secured for the local market private sector after the decision to protect it in August last year 2017," pointing out that the companies of the Ministry of Industry succeeded in protecting four materials are cement Oil, sugar and urea fertilizer.
The ministry had previously disclosed that it had prepared a marketing plan for its products in order to restore the national industry to its past in terms of production quality and price acceptability.