Minister of Trade

Trade, electricity ministers discuss mechanisms to activate local product preference law in gov't purchasing

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 01:33 GMT

During the meeting, the electricity minister asserted his ministry's keenness on giving preference to local products in the projects implemented by the Ministry.

Egypt backs investments expansion of local, int'l companies in Egyptian market: Min.

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 03:26 GMT

The meeting tackled the company's current and future investments in the Egyptian market.

Egypt backs developing global economic system - Trade min.

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 06:41 GMT

The minister reiterated on Monday that Egypt supports such a balanced system to help countries counter the repercussions of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Finance, trade ministers ink 41 settlement agreements for exports' arrears

Wed, 06 May 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The presidential directives are clear to support the exports, saying that the exporters will pay 30 percent of their arrears by the end of this fiscal year with a minimum limit of LE 5 million.

S. Korea to build 18 hydrogen production facilities by 2022

Tue, 28 May 2019 - 09:31 GMT

South Korea's industry ministry said Tuesday it plans to build 18 hydrogen production facilities by 2022.

Egypt keen on AfCFTA's entry into force - Trade Ministry

Tue, 21 May 2019 - 01:06 GMT

AfCFTA will contribute to bolstering intra-African trade and achieving higher economic and industrial growth rates for the continent, it stressed.

Industry minister probes with China's Huajian group investment plans in Egyptian markets

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 01:15 GMT

Nassar discussed on Wednesday with a delegation of the Chinese Huajian group plans of the group's investments in Egypt.

Industry min. hails Egypt's construction market as one of regional key markets

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 04:39 GMT

He made the remarks at a meeting with First Vice President of DMG Events Chris Kilbee and his accompanying delegation.

Egypt, Finland seek boosting industrial cooperation

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 11:27 GMT

The meeting reviewed a Finnish industrial project in Egypt in the field of producing flexible packaging materials which will be inaugurated this month.

Nassar: Ministry seeks help of int'l export agencies to promote for SMEs

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 01:46 GMT

The ministry is seeking the help of international export agencies to promote Egyptian exports abroad especially the Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises (SMEs).

African trade ministers issue 'Cairo package'

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 09:59 GMT

Th meeting discussed mechanisms of trade liberalization in the African continent and opening African markets to the exports of member states.

Egypt’s PM inaugurates African Intra-trade fair Tuesday

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 12:17 GMT

The African Intra-Trade Fair is held from December 11 to 17.

Egypt, Eurasian Union to start negotiating free trade agreement

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 - 02:37 GMT

The document was signed by Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar and Minister for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission Veronika Nikishina.

Egypt, Tunisia agree on boosting trade, investment ties

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 02:38 GMT

This came during a meeting of the 5th round of talks of the Egyptian-Tunisian trade and industrial committee which concluded on Saturday.

Egypt, Singapore trade exchange hit $220M in 2017

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 - 09:53 GMT

The most important items of Egyptian exports to Singapore last year included chemical products, fertilizers, agricultural crops and food industries.

Trade deficit shrank to $20B over last two years: Min.

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 - 11:27 GMT

Eood industry is one of the most important industrial sectors in the Egyptian economy with total investments recording LE 500B and $2.8B in 2017.

Opening the door for investments

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 04:00 GMT

Ahead of the Euromoney Conference, Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil discusses the government’s vital economic reform measures and their effects on the trade and industry sectors.

Sports Shoes factory to be set in 10th of Ramadan City at $50M

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 11:03 GMT

The factory will be established on an area of 200,000 square meters and is scheduled to start production by the middle of next year.

Trade balance deficit loses $10B in one year: Trade Minister

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 - 11:00 GMT

"Imports used to kill industry for their bad quality and for the lack of surveillance," Minister of Trade Tarek Kabil noted.

Egypt’s Trade deficit reduced by $18 billion: Minister of Trade

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 - 04:54 GMT

The trade deficit has been reduced by $18 billion in the last 18 months.

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