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Highlights: How Egypt increases exports to Africa’s markets

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 01:09 GMT

Egypt is currently seeking to increase its exports to international markets, and with a special scope on Africa’s markets.

Egypt's imports from COMESA countries record decline by end of 2021: CAPMAS

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 08:30 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) monitored a noticeable decline in the volume of Egyptian imports from the COMESA group recently.

Egypt aims to increase exports to COMESA states by 50% - Official

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 12:05 GMT

In statements on Saturday, he added that the African market is promising as its volume of consumption spending stands at $4.5 billion and is expected to reach $6 billion by 2025.

Egypt's Sisi underscores territorial integrity as he meets with head of Libyan Presidential Council

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 09:28 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Mohamed al-Menfi on the sidelines of the COMESA summit in the New Administrative Capital on Tuesday.

Egypt's Sisi, COMESA secretary-general discuss intra-trade, cross-border infrastructure

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 08:07 GMT

Egypt will spare no effort to develop the agenda of COMESA, especially economic and regional integration, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi told the secretary-general of the bloc on Tuesday.

Egypt's exports to COMESA countries increase 32.4% during 9 months

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 07:16 GMT

Egypt’s imports from the COMESA countries amounted to $901 million during the first 9 months of 2021, compared to $721 million during the same period in 2020, with an increase of 25 percent.

COMESA chiefs of state stress digitalization, support to SMEs for integration

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 03:00 GMT

The theme of the 21st COMESA Summit is "Building Resilience Through Strategic Digital Economic Integration."

Egypt receives chairmanship of COMESA, president pledges boosting intra-trade

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 02:04 GMT

President Sisi thanked Madagascar for the work it did while chairing the Common Market for East and South Africa (COMESA).

Discussed: Why Egypt’s taking over COMESA chair important

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 12:17 GMT

As Egypt takes over Tuesday the chair of the COMESA, economic experts highlighted the importance of this step on multiple dimensions.

Discussed: Why Egypt’s taking over COMESA chair important

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 12:17 GMT

As Egypt takes over Tuesday the chair of the COMESA, economic experts highlighted the importance of this step on multiple dimensions.

Assistant FM: Economic integration 'priority' for Egypt to achieve development in Africa

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 04:05 GMT

Assistant Foreign Minister Ambassador Soha Gendy said that Egypt's hosting of the COMESA summit at this time is a "clear message that economic integration is one of Egypt's top priorities to achieve the required development in Africa."

Trade minister: COMESA summit to be held in NAC Tuesday with participation of 21 countries

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 03:09 GMT

The event will be attended by COMESA Secretary General Chileshe Kapwepwe and heads of other African economic blocs, said Gamea in a joint press conference with Kapwepwe.

Govt: Trade exchange between Egypt, COMESA states hits $3B in 2020

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 12:44 GMT

From 2015-2020, Egypt achieved trade surplus in relations with COMESA states that reached in 2020 $1.4 billion , according to a study compiled by the center on the occasion of Egypt's hosting of the 21th COMESA summit on Tuesday.

Egypt hosts 12st COMESA Summit in New Administrative Capital on Tuesday

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 04:38 GMT

During the summit, Egypt is scheduled to receive the presidency of the COMESA.

COMESA: Egypt acquired 32 percent of investments in COMESA members states during 1st half of 2020

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 02:05 GMT

The report said Egypt implemented 32 projects inside the group's member states as a whole.

EGX attracts largest share of FDIs to Comesa markets

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 - 01:59 GMT

Egypt could attract about 38 percent of the FDIs, followed by Tunisia and Sudan with 9 and 8 percent, respectively, said the report.

Egypt seeks to increase economic cooperation with COMESA

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 12:13 GMT

The expanded meeting, held via video conference, was attended by Assistant Foreign Minister for Foreign Affairs Tarek Shalabi and head of Trade Representation Authority Ahmed Maghawri.

Kenya violates COMESA free trade agreement by imposing 25% tariff on Egyptian exports

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 11:32 GMT

The Egyptian government is waiting for the Kenyan response to its query on the latter's decision.

Egypt to host next COMESA Summit: Kipyego Cheluget

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 - 05:31 GMT

Assistant Secretary General of COMESA Kipyego Cheluget on Monday said that President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has earlir accepted hosting the upcoming COMESA Summit in Egypt next year.

Trade exchange bet. Egypt, COMESA states hit $2.31B in 2018

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 - 03:35 GMT

Head of the Egyptian trade representation office in Lusaka Ahmed el Deeb said Egypt's trade balance achieved a surplus of $730 million, against $631 million in 2017.

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