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Suez Canal Tolls for 1990

The new Suez Canal tolls which will come into effect on 1 January 1990 areshown in the table overleaf. For comparison, the tolls that have been ineffect since 1 January 1989 are also shown.

Announcing the new tolls on 12 November, Suez Canal Authority (SCA) ChairmanMuhammad 'Izzat 'Adil said that the 1990 increase in tolls ranges between 3.4%and 7.3%, with an average of about 5%. This compares with an average increase of8% in 1989....