Egypt – What is the overall Fee structure?

What Is The Fee Structure in Egypt?

 

Marketplace Fees in Egypt (Effective August 18th, 2019)

Marketplace Fees in Egypt follow the below structure:

 

Fee type

Fulfilled by Souq (FBS)

Easy Ship

 

Referral fee

 

Fulfillment fee

-

 

Shipping fee

-

 

Closing fee

 

Storage fee

-

 

Long term storage fee (if applicable)

-

 

 

 

For all market place items whether Fulfilled by Souq (FBS) or Easy Ship:

Referral Fee 

The Referral Fee is an item type based fee charged on each sold item. Sellers are only charged a variable Referral Fee after their items are sold successfully. The Referral Fee is calculated as per category item type by country.

 

Read more about Egypt Referral Fees per Item Type here.

 

For Fulfilled by Souq (FBS): 
In addition to the Referral Fee, Fulfilled by Souq orders are subject to the below fees

 

Fulfillment Fee

The Fulfillment Fee is charged per item sold and varies by size (as shown below categories are split into Small, Medium and Large). 

FBS fulfillment fees

Item size

Fee (per item sold)

Small

2 EGP

Medium

4 EGP

Large

15 EGP

 

To view the category size breakdown by category, click this link

 

Closing Fee

A Closing Fee of 5 EGP is charged (per item sold) for items < 50 EGP. This fee is zero (0) for items = or > 50 EGP.

However, we have a promotion on  all FBS closing fees as per below

FBS closing fees

Item price

Fee (per item sold)

Fee under promotion*

<50 EGP

5 EGP

0 EGP

>=50 EGP

0 EGP

0 EGP

*This promotion is planned to run till December 31st 2019

 

Storage Fee

The Storage Fee is charged monthly per cubic foot for sellers using the FBS service. To help you manage your inventory, we will be launching new reports on Seller Center displaying item level aging and cubic foot data. 

FBS storage fees

Storage fee for all inventory

Fee (per cubic foot)

Frequency

All inventory 

4 EGP per cubic foot

Monthly

 

 

Long Term Storage Fee (applicable on aging inventory only)

A Long Term Storage Fee is charged monthly per cubic foot of aging inventory for sellers using the FBS service. The long-term storage fee will only be applied to items aged above 180 days, in addition to the monthly storage fee. To help you manage your inventory, we will be launching new reports on Seller Center displaying item level aging and cubic foot data. 

FBS long term storage fees

Long term storage fee for aging inventory

Fee (per cubic foot)

Frequency

Items aging 181- 365 days

20 EGP per cubic foot

Monthly

Items aging above 365 days 

40 EGP per cubic foot

Monthly

 

 

Read more about Egypt FBS fees here.

 

 

For Easy Ship

In addition to the Referral Fee, Easy Ship orders are subject to the below fees

 

Shipping fee 

The Easy Ship Shipping Fee is charged per item sold and varies by size as shown in the table below. 

Easy Ship Shipping fees

Item size

Fee (per item sold)

Small

5 EGP

Medium

8 EGP

Large

15 EGP


To view the category size breakdown by category, click this link

 

Closing Fee

A Closing Fee of 5 EGP is charged (per item sold) for items < 100 EGP. This fee is zero (0) for items = or > 100 EGP.

Easy Ship closing fees

Item price

Fee (per item sold)

<100 EGP

5 EGP

>=100 EGP

0 EGP

 

 

Read more about Egypt Easy Ship fees here

 

Note: A 14% VAT on ALL Fees is applicable

 

Summary and examples

Fees summary table - Fulfilled by Souq (FBS)

Channel

Egypt

Selling Price (SP)

Referral Fee (RF)

Item Size

FBS Fulfillment Fee (FFF)

Closing Fee (CF)*

Total Fee (VAT Exclusive) (TF)

Total Fee (VAT inclusive)

FBS

SP < 50 EGP

SP

As per table

Small (S)

2

0

RF + FFF + CF

TF + 14% x TF

SP

As per table

Medium (M)

4

0

RF + FFF + CF

SP

As per table

Large (L) or Bulky (B)

15

0

RF + FFF + CF 

SP >=50 EGP

SP

As per table

Small (S)

2

0

RF + FFF

TF + 14% x TF

SP

As per table

Medium (M)

4

0

RF + FFF

SP

As per table

Large (L) or Bulky (B)

15

0

RF + FFF

*Promotion on FBS closing fee from March 7th till July 1st  

 

Fees summary table – Easy Ship (FBS)

Channel

Price range

Selling Price (SP)

Referral Fee (RF)

Item Size

EasyShip Shipping Fee (ES)

Closing Fee (CF)

Total Fee (VAT Exclusive) TF

Total Fee (VAT inclusive)

Easy Ship

SP < 100 EGP

SP

As per table

Small (S)

5

5

RF + ES + CF

TF + 14% x TF

SP

As per table

Medium (M)

8

5

RF + ES + CF

SP

As per table

Large (L) or Bulky (B)

15

5

RF + ES + CF

SP >=100 EGP

SP

As per table

Small (S)

5

0

RF + ES

TF + 14% x TF

SP

As per table

Medium (M)

8

0

RF + ES

SP

As per table

Large (L) or Bulky (B)

15

0

RF + ES

 

Exhibit 1: Home & Kitchen

Channel

Price range

Selling Price (SP)

Item Type

Referral Fee (RF)

Item Size

Fulfillment Fee for FBS or Shipping Fee for Easy Ship (FFF or ES)

Closing Fee (CF)

Total Fee (VAT Exclusive) TF

Total Fee (VAT inclusive)

FBS

SP < 50 EGP

30

Bakeware

10%

S

2

0

5.0

5.7

45

Utensils

10%

S

2

0

6.5

7.4

SP >=50 EGP

200

Electric Grill

3%

B

15

0

21.0

23.9

150

Cooking Pan

10%

S

2

0

17.0

19.4

Easy Ship

SP < 100 EGP

95

Cutlery set

10%

S

5

5

19.5

22.2

77

Barbecue tools

10%

S

5

5

17.7

20.2

SP >=100 EGP

350

Kettle

10%

S

5

0

40.0

45.5

7,000

Washing Machine

3%

B

15

0

225.0

256.5

 

Exhibit 2: Fashion

Channel

Price range

Selling Price (SP)

Item Type

Referral Fee (RF)

Item Size

Fulfillment Fee for FBS or Shipping Fee for Easy Ship (FFF or ES)

Closing Fee (CF)

Total Fee (VAT Exclusive) TF

Total Fee (VAT inclusive)

FBS

SP < 50 EGP

40

Luggage Scale

15%

M

4

0

10.0

11.4

43

Bracelets

15%

S

2

0

8.5

9.6

SP >=50 EGP

90

T-Shirt

15%

S

2

0

15.5

17.7

1,800

Eyewear

15%

S

2

0

272.0

310.1

Easy Ship

SP < 100 EGP

83

Wallet

15%

S

5

5

22.5

25.6

53

Hat

15%

S

5

5

18.0

20.5

SP >=100 EGP

150

Shoes

15%

S

5

0

27.5

31.4

500

Necklace

15%

S

5

0

80.0

91.2

 

 Exhibit 3: Electronic Devices and Accessories

Channel

Price range

Selling Price (SP)

Item Type

Referral Fee (RF)

Item Size

Fulfillment Fee for FBS or Shipping Fee for Easy Ship (FFF or ES)

Closing Fee (CF)

Total Fee (VAT Exclusive) TF

Total Fee (VAT inclusive)

FBS

SP < 50 EGP

40

Camera cleaning kit

13%

S

2

0

7.2

8.2

SP >=50 EGP

2,000

Mobile (non-Apple)

4%

S

2

0

82.0

93.5

5,000

Television 

3%

B

15

0

165.0

188.1

Easy Ship

SP < 100 EGP

70

Tripod

13%

S

5

5

19.1

21.8

82

Computer peripheral

13%

M

8

5

23.7

27.0

SP >=100 EGP

2,000

Camera

3%

S

5

0

65.0

74.1

4,600

Laptop 

6%

M

8

0

284.0

323.8

 

 

 

 

 

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