Egypt launches second pilot phase of ACI system

The pilot operation of the ACI system, which covers shipments at maritime ports, started on April 1 and the mandatory implementation will begin on July 1

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Container trucks stand in line on the road due to bad weather in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, March 30, 2019.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Container trucks stand in line on the road due to bad weather in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, March 30, 2019.

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Cairo – The Egyptian Minister of Finance, Mohamed Maait, issued a decision to launch the second pilot phase of the advance cargo information (ACI) system.

The pilot operation of the ACI system, which covers shipments at maritime ports, started on 1 April and the mandatory implementation will begin on 1 July, Maait said in a statement on Sunday.

The second pilot phase requires foreign exporters or producers to send cargo data and documents, including the commercial invoice and the bill of lading, to Nafeza platform through Blockchain technology.

Source: Mubasher

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