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CAIRO - 21 September 2017: Secretary of the fund of the Egyptian Export Council of Medical Industries Emad Louis said that the council will establish specialized industrial complexes to include the non-official sector working in the field of cosmetic and medical equipment in the official sector.
In statements to MENA on Thursday, Louis said that each industrial complex will be allocated for a specific industry.
The council will ink a cooperation protocol with international specialized companies to train and qualify the companies of the non-official sector and improve their efficiency, he said.
Most of the products of the non-official sector are off specifications and negatively affect the human health, he said, adding that they also threaten the reputation of the Egyptian products abroad.
The exports of the sector in January-August recorded dlrs 296 million with 12.6 percent down in comparison with the same period last year, added he.
He said that 66 percent of the Egyptian medical industries go to Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iraq, Yemen and the UAE.