Tractors are seen at the Tahya Misr housing project in Al-Asmarat district, Al Mokattam, east of Cairo, Egypt June 2, 2016 - REUTERS-Amr Abdallah Dalsh Tractors are seen at the Tahya Misr housing project in Al-Asmarat district, Al Mokattam, east of Cairo, Egypt June 2, 2016 - REUTERS-Amr Abdallah Dalsh

IDA launches 541K m² of land for industrial projects

Tue, Dec. 26, 2017
CAIRO - 26 December 2017: The Industrial Development Authority (IDA) launched 541,000 square meters of land plots in New Sadat and Fayoum cities, the authority announced Tuesday.

With the space of each plot spanning between 2,700 to 9,500 square meters, the industrial lands will be used for pharmaceuticals, engineering, food industries and chemical projects.

The IDA was scheduled to launch six million square meters of land plots to investors by the end of 2017.

Around four million square meters will be located in the 10th of Ramadan district. Another two million will be launched in the industrial zone of Sadat City, in addition to establishing an industrial complex for investment by November.

The IDA has granted licenses to 923 industrial entities since the approval of the new Industrial Permits Act in March and until the issuance of its executive regulations on August 13.

In June, the IDA delivered contracts of 72 land plots to be used in the sectors of food industries, chemicals, engineering, textile and spinning, pharmaceuticals, mining and building materials.

Supporting development, the IDA gives priority to labor-intensive, local production, small and medium enterprises, new innovations, export, electricity, energy and renewable energy projects.
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