Import

Decision to exempt production supplies, raw material from import restriction 'kiss of life' for factories

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 12:58 GMT

The decision to exempt production supplies and raw material from the recently imposed restriction on importation is a “kiss of life” for factories, head of the Internal Trade Committee of the Importers Division said Monday.

Egypt to build national fleet of bulk carriers as joint venture between Suez Canal, Transport Ministry

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 03:05 GMT

The meeting comes upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to create an Egyptian fleet for transporting imports and exports.

Egypt announces testing Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs for Salmonella after UK cases

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 12:49 GMT

Samples of Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs will be sent to the labs of the Ministry of Health and Population for analysis.

CAPMAS releases figures on economic ties between Egypt, United Kingdom

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 10:54 GMT

Those covered imports, exports, investments, and remittances.

Arab countries are most influenced by Ukraine War: FAO regional representative

Tue, 22 Mar 2022 - 12:02 GMT

One of the reasons is that Russia and Ukraine combined fulfill 30 percent of the global market's needs of wheat, cooking oil, and grains.

WTO delves deep into suffering of landlocked developing countries

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 - 02:32 GMT

The world has 32 landlocked developing countries that represent 1.1 percent of global trade, with half of them being African.

Surface area cultivated with wheat in world's largest importer Egypt is 3.5M feddans

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 06:50 GMT

Egypt is the world's largest wheat importer.

Egypt’s imports of coffee decline by $1.7M compared to last year

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 01:46 GMT

As the world celebrates the International Coffee Day on October 1st, which falls on Thursday, Egypt’s imports of Coffee has witnessed a slight decline during the past period.

Construction of 1st dry port in Egypt to start in Feb.

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 02:57 GMT

The site has been handed over to a coalition of contractors who must finish the first phase by the end of 2021.

Brazil to import Egyptian garlic, grapes, citrus

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 03:18 GMT

On the other hand, Brazil to export sheep and goats to Egypt.

Egypt-Jordan trade balance jumps to $408.6M in 4 months

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 07:30 GMT

The volume of trade exchange between Egypt and Jordan from January to April jumped to reach $408.6 million with an increase of 108.2 percent compared to the corresponding period in 2018.

Non-petroleum exports in April hit $2.181B

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 09:54 GMT

The value of Egyptian non-petroleum exports in April is $2.181B , as indicated in the monthly report issued by the General Organization for Import and Export Control.

The Exchange Rate Treasure Trove

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 - 02:36 GMT

Despite it leading to dwindling personal purchasing power, the decline of the local currency against the dollar has been proving a goldmine for local manufacturers.

Tenders to import rice aimed at increasing supply

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 01:19 GMT

The General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) announced on Tuesday it will invite a third tender to import white short and medium grain rice.

Egypt imports 420,000 tons of wheat from Russia, Romania

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 - 06:25 GMT

Egypt’s General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) announced it has purchased 420,000 tons of wheat from Russia and Romania on Tuesday.

Japan's PM defends its automakers against U.S. import probe

Mon, 28 May 2018 - 08:46 GMT

The number of cars Japanese automakers produce in the United States is double the number it exports to the country, Abe said.

Egypt seeks to import 3 shipments of wheat before end of April

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 07:33 GMT

Egypt seeks to import three shipments of wheat, the first before the end of April, Al-Mal newspaper quoted Minister of Supply Ali Moselhy Wednesday.

Sisi’s message on gas import from Israel

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 04:47 GMT

In light of the recent public interest in the deal, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi clarified Egypt’s position and the government’s role in the deal.

U.S. Commerce Department proposes hefty import curbs on steel, aluminum

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 - 10:32 GMT

The U.S. Commerce Department recommended that President Donald Trump impose steep curbs on steel and aluminum imports from China and other countries.

Increase in gas production raises Egypt’s GDP 2.8%: Capital Economics

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 01:59 GMT

Capital Economics estimated that the increase in gas production in Egypt will translate into a 2.8 percent increase in the real gross domestic product (GDP).

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