Egyptian government to inaugurate 6 nitrogenous fertilizers plants soon

Mon, 26 Dec 2022 - 12:17 GMT

Abou El Magd added that another for the manufacturing of chlorine and caustic soda is also under construction in Giza's Abou Rawash industrial zone.

Egypt's exports of chemicals, fertilizers to Africa worth $1.2B in 2020

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 05:01 GMT

She added that the African market is one of the main destinations for Egyptian exports of chemical industries, and the council has developed an implementation plan to overcome the challenges facing increasing exports, strengthening trade relations and providing information on Africa and the products traded in the market.

Egypt's exports of chemical industries hit $2.875 billion in 7 months

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 10:48 GMT

The Chemical and Fertilizers Export Council said the sector's exports hit $2.875 billion during the period from January to July 2020, compared to $3.372 billion recorded during the same period in 2019, with a 15% decline.

Fortune of Nassef Sawiris rises by $1.5B in few months

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 03:56 GMT

The fortune of billionaire Nassef Sawiris rose by $1.5 billion to become $7.9 billion over the past few months.

Egypt targets to quadruple exports in 5 years

Tue, 28 May 2019 - 08:40 GMT

In FY2017/2018, Egypt achieved a 12.7 percent growth in non-oil exports to record $12.7 billion from $15 billion in the previous fiscal year.

Egypt’s exports of chemicals, fertilizers to hit $6B by end of 2018

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 09:05 GMT

Abul Makarem emphasized the importance of pumping more investments in the upcoming period to add new production lines and increase the productive capacity.

Egypt’s chemical exports decrease 9% in May

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 - 10:18 GMT

The council aims at increasing its exports during 2018 by 20 - 25 percent to record about $5.5 billion.

Egypt’s trade deficit drops 15.7% in first half of 2017/18

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Egypt’s Trade Deficit declined 15.7 percent year-on-year in the first half of fiscal year 2017/18, dropping from $21.7 billion to $18.3 billion.

Chemical exports hiked 39% in 2017

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 08:55 GMT

Egypt’s chemical exports recorded $3.58 billion from January to the end of October.

Saudi Aramco, SABIC plan to build $20B oil-to-chemicals complex

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 12:58 GMT

Saudi Aramco and petrochemical producer Saudi Basic Industries Corp signed a MoU on Sunday to build a $20 billion complex.

AkzoNobel in merger talks with US rival Axalta

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 09:45 GMT

Dutch chemical giant and leading paintmaker AkzoNobel announced Monday that it is in merger talks with leading US rival, Axalta.

Egypt’s meat imports decrease 20.3% to reach $113M in May

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 11:53 GMT

Medicaments and pharmacy products’ imports fell 15.2 percent to $159 million in May 2017, compared to $187.6 million in the same month of 2016.

Egypt’s chemical exports up 37% in 5 months

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 - 05:00 GMT

Egypt’s chemical exports increased by 37 percent to $1.7 billion in the first five months of 2017 compared to $1.2 billion year-on-year.

Industrial sector growth climbs 4.7%: Minister

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 11:23 GMT

The industrial growth rate hiked 4.7 percent in the first nine months of fiscal year 2016/2017.