To make it easier for car companies to meet the needs of consumers
Nevin Jameh: We call upon car import companies to abide by Ministerial Resolution No. 9 of 2022 to avoid delaying or disrupting the release of cars
Mrs. Nevin Jameh, Minister of Trade and Industry, agreed to immediately release the cars that were already registered on the ACI pre-registration system and obtained an ACID identification number after the Industrial Control Authority made sure that the cars referred to meet Ministerial Resolution No. 9 of 2022 regarding the requirements for the release of cars Incoming rides for trade up to 7 seats other than the driver, As well as the importing companies paying the full value of the cars to the companies imported from abroad, With the aim of providing the reserved cars to consumers from car importing companies.
The Minister called on the companies importing cars to comply with the aforementioned ministerial decision not to repeat these violations, and to abide by obtaining the prior approval of the Industrial Control Authority before contracting to avoid delays or delays in the release of cars.
Jameh added that the Ministry of Commerce and Industry had taken a number of measures after issuing the aforementioned ministerial decision with the aim of preserving stable rights and not violating them or delaying the release of cars that had been shipped or their value transferred. These procedures included issuing instructions to the Customs Authority to release cars that had already been shipped or arrived at Egyptian ports. Or that its credits have been opened before the date of enforcement of the decision.
It is worth noting that the Ministry of Commerce and Industry had issued in early January last year a decision specifying the requirements for releasing M1 passenger cars for trade up to 7 seats other than the driver, including the presence of approved maintenance centers according to geographical distribution, whose service capacity is commensurate with the number of vehicles sold annually in the local market. Availability of basic spare parts related to maintenance schedules issued by the producing companies to cover a minimum of 15% of the number of vehicles. The vehicle must contain at least 2 airbags. This is without prejudice to the conditions stipulated in Annex No. 3 attached to the regulations implementing the provisions of Law No. 118 of 1975 in the matter of import and export and the system of procedures for examination and control of imported and exported goods issued by the Minister of Trade and Industry Decree No. 770 of 2005.
The decision targeted the availability of safety and security requirements for vehicles imported to the local market, including after-sales services, through the presence of approved maintenance centers in all governorates of the Republic. and ensuring the quality of maintenance carried out on vehicles, Which contributes to maintaining the safety and security of the consumer and reducing injuries resulting from road accidents, In addition to the availability of basic spare parts for vehicles without prejudice to the technical specifications of the vehicle and the basic features and its design according to the model year so that it covers a minimum of 15% of the number of vehicles, As well as enhancing safety factors by requiring the vehicle to contain at least 2 airbags, in accordance with international regulations and standards.