In pics: Bamboo-making: Story of craft on brink of disappearing in Egypt

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 03:29 GMT

Bamboo craft-making is one of the oldest crafts that is believed to be on the brink of disappearing in Egypt’s governorate of Port Said.

Egypt's exports of furniture record $190M in 10 months of 2020

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 02:13 GMT

Gamea confirmed, in a statement, Thursday, that the furniture industry contributes significantly to enhancing Egyptian exports to foreign markets.

Italian agency for development offers €3M to develop Egypt's leather, marble, furniture sectors

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 03:25 GMT

A cooperation protocol is being prepared to be signed between the AICS and the technological centers at the Egyptian Trade and Industry Ministry to help transfer the developed Italian expertise and industrial technologies to Egypt.

Sisi orders to provide Damietta Furniture City with production requirements to become integrated center

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 03:04 GMT

President Sisi’s orders aim to meet Egypt’s local need and open the horizons for exporting furniture to the African and Arab geographical surroundings.

Exports of Egyptian furniture amount to $58M in Q1 2020

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 12:49 GMT

Saudi Arabia topped the list of countries importing Egyptian furniture in the first quarter of 2020 with imports estimated at $15 million.

Key statements by President Sisi in Damietta projects inauguration

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 - 04:24 GMT

Also, the president expressed a number of recommendations.

10 projects inaugurated by President Sisi in Damietta

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 - 11:18 GMT

The president inaugurated the project on Tuesday.

Trade mission including 40-50 Saudi companies to visit Egypt in Oct.

Sun, 22 Sep 2019 - 02:36 GMT

Eight Iraqi companies came to Egypt during the last period to discuss opportunities to import furniture from Egypt, according to Shoulah.

Mobikya: The Trash Designers

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 10:05 GMT

Ibrahim A. Abougendy, founder of Mobikya, speaks to Egypt Today about the business and art of up-cycling rubber tires.

Faces of Egypt’s Home Creators: Eklego Design

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 - 06:39 GMT

With a knack for clean lines and contemporary pieces, the ladies behind Eklego have quickly carved a name for themselves as some of the best interior designers in the region

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.

Thousands of slum-dwellers moved to social housing units

Mon, 27 May 2019 - 11:30 GMT

Unlicensed buildings and huts are demolished after the evacuation of the residents.

Gold tops list of Egypt’s non-oil exports in February: GOEIC

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 12:07 GMT

Gold ranked first on the list of Egypt's top ten non-oil exports in February, with the volume of exported gold during that month hitting $161 million.

Business News Wrap-up

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 05:26 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day.

Gov’t approves specialized investment zone in Damietta

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 04:49 GMT

The zone will be dedicated to setting up an integrated city for furniture manufacturing that will include all related feeding industries.

Business News Wrap-up

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 04:59 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day.

Saudi Arabia is biggest furniture importer from Egypt

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 10:18 GMT

Saudi Arabia is followed by United Arab Emirates at $39 million.

Second Wood Tech Forum in Damietta kicks off Saturday

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - 10:56 GMT

Egypt’s Wood Tech Forum (WTF) in Damietta city kicks off Saturday, taking place at Damietta Sports Hall in Ras el-Bar city till November 13th.

Business news wrap-up

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 05:00 GMT

A wrap-up for the most prominent business news of the day.

Mercosur pact gives furniture exports annual 10% reduction on customs

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 01:30 GMT

The customs will continue to drop until they are completely eliminated in 10 years.