Egyptian imports of mobile phones decline by $242K last January

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 - 12:32 GMT

CAPMAS monitored a decline in Egyptian imports of mobile devices for individuals to reach only 20 thousand dollars last January, while they were 262 thousand dollars in January in 2023, a decrease in value amounted to 242 thousand dollars.

Egypt reduces value of import bill in 2023: CAPMAS

Thu, 14 Mar 2024 - 12:53 GMT

The Egyptian state has succeeded in reducing the value of the import bill and increasing reliance on the local product during the last year.

Arab states imported 1.73 million agricultural commodities from egypt

Mon, 03 Jul 2023 - 09:09 GMT

The data revealed that the Arab countries imported 1.730 million tons, at a value of $938 million, representing 41% in quantity and 38% in value.

Highlights: Egypt-Oman trade value records increase by 64.6% in 2022

Mon, 22 May 2023 - 09:26 GMT

In this story, et reviews the five most important commodities that Egypt and Oman, exported and imported during 2022.

Penalty of price manipulation, monopolistic practices can reach up to LE2M: Egypt's Consumer Protection Agency

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 11:16 GMT

Hossam El Din's statements are made amid an expected rise in prices due to the devaluation of the Egyptian pound on Thursday.

Egypt’s Cabinet approves draft bill allowing expats to import tax-free private cars for 4 months

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 01:02 GMT

However, the exemption will last only for four months after the law is published in the Official Gazette, according to the Cabinet.

Sisi directs CBE's governor to end obstacles to import, manufacture within two months

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 - 04:57 GMT

This came during President Sisi's inauguration of a number of new national projects in the investment zone in the city of Banha in Qalyubia Governorate, via "video conference".

Decision to exempt production supplies, raw material from import restriction 'kiss of life' for factories

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 12:58 GMT

The decision to exempt production supplies and raw material from the recently imposed restriction on importation is a “kiss of life” for factories, head of the Internal Trade Committee of the Importers Division said Monday.

Egypt to build national fleet of bulk carriers as joint venture between Suez Canal, Transport Ministry

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 03:05 GMT

The meeting comes upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to create an Egyptian fleet for transporting imports and exports.

Egypt announces testing Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs for Salmonella after UK cases

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 12:49 GMT

Samples of Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs will be sent to the labs of the Ministry of Health and Population for analysis.

CAPMAS releases figures on economic ties between Egypt, United Kingdom

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 10:54 GMT

Those covered imports, exports, investments, and remittances.

Arab countries are most influenced by Ukraine War: FAO regional representative

Tue, 22 Mar 2022 - 12:02 GMT

One of the reasons is that Russia and Ukraine combined fulfill 30 percent of the global market's needs of wheat, cooking oil, and grains.

WTO delves deep into suffering of landlocked developing countries

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 - 02:32 GMT

The world has 32 landlocked developing countries that represent 1.1 percent of global trade, with half of them being African.

Surface area cultivated with wheat in world's largest importer Egypt is 3.5M feddans

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 06:50 GMT

Egypt is the world's largest wheat importer.

Egypt’s imports of coffee decline by $1.7M compared to last year

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 01:46 GMT

As the world celebrates the International Coffee Day on October 1st, which falls on Thursday, Egypt’s imports of Coffee has witnessed a slight decline during the past period.

Construction of 1st dry port in Egypt to start in Feb.

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 02:57 GMT

The site has been handed over to a coalition of contractors who must finish the first phase by the end of 2021.

Brazil to import Egyptian garlic, grapes, citrus

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 03:18 GMT

On the other hand, Brazil to export sheep and goats to Egypt.

Egypt-Jordan trade balance jumps to $408.6M in 4 months

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 07:30 GMT

The volume of trade exchange between Egypt and Jordan from January to April jumped to reach $408.6 million with an increase of 108.2 percent compared to the corresponding period in 2018.

Non-petroleum exports in April hit $2.181B

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 09:54 GMT

The value of Egyptian non-petroleum exports in April is $2.181B , as indicated in the monthly report issued by the General Organization for Import and Export Control.

The Exchange Rate Treasure Trove

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 - 02:36 GMT

Despite it leading to dwindling personal purchasing power, the decline of the local currency against the dollar has been proving a goldmine for local manufacturers.