Ministry of Trade and Industry

Egypt to establish $160M sodium cyanide factory with Austria, Czechia

Wed, 24 Apr 2024 - 10:56 GMT

The project entails the construction of a sodium cyanide factory in Egypt, primarily focusing on meeting local demand and exporting 80% of the production to markets in the Nile Basin, the Middle East, and Africa

Egypt to increase industrial output by 20%: Trade Minister

Tue, 23 Apr 2024 - 03:08 GMT

This ambitious strategy is expected to create 7 to 8 million job opportunities during the specified period.

Egypt, Italy trade exchange reaches $5.1B: Trade Minister

Tue, 23 Apr 2024 - 11:35 GMT

Minister Samir reiterated the significant role Italy plays as one of Egypt's prominent global economic partners.

Egypt aims $145B raise in petroleum, non-petroleum exports within 6 years

Sun, 17 Mar 2024 - 12:50 GMT

Samir added that Egypt plans to increase industrial production by 20 percent, enhance the green economy's contribution to the gross domestic product to a minimum of 5 percent, and provide number of job openings, targeting 7 to 8 million opportunities.

Egypt, Bulgaria trade exchange records $529M within 2023

Sun, 11 Feb 2024 - 04:45 GMT

From 1970 until the end of April 2023, Bulgaria ranked 22nd among the most prominent European Union countries investing in Egypt

Egypt’s plastic exports surge to $1.5B in 2023

Tue, 09 Jan 2024 - 12:30 GMT

This announcement was made during the opening ceremony of the PLASTEX 2024 and the Egypt Plast 2024 exhibitions

Egyptian exports to African nations increase by 13% during 2023: trade minister

Mon, 18 Dec 2023 - 12:41 GMT

In 2022, the trade volume between Egypt and COMESA countries reached its highest level, totaling $4.3 billion, as highlighted by the trade minister

Saudi Arabia invested $6.3B in 7.4K projects in Egypt

Mon, 20 Nov 2023 - 01:37 GMT

These investments span over various sectors including industry, construction, tourism, services, agriculture, finance, communications, and information technology

Qatari Al Mana Group plans $60 million initial investment in Egypt

Wed, 15 Nov 2023 - 08:30 GMT

During the forum, Qatar's Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qassim, disclosed that Qatar had already invested over $5.5 billion in Egypt's financial, real estate, and energy sectors

Greek investments in Egypt reaches $255M in 2023

Wed, 04 Oct 2023 - 11:39 GMT

Minister Samir revealed a 21% rise in the volume of trade exchange between Egypt and Greece during the year 2022.

UK investments in Egypt reached $21.5B: Trade Minister

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 - 02:53 GMT

The rates of trade exchange between Egypt and UK have witnessed significant progress recently, as the volume of trade between the two countries reached almost GBP 3.4 billion in 2022

Egypt to host the third edition of Intra-African Trade Fair

Mon, 18 Sep 2023 - 04:47 GMT

The event is expected to attract participation from 75 countries and feature 1,600 exhibitors. It is projected to facilitate trade and investment deals amounting to $43 billion.

Food industry exports’ volume hits $2.635B: Trade Minister

Mon, 11 Sep 2023 - 03:47 GMT

During the meeting, discussions took place with international companies specialized in the food industry to explore the ways of increasing investments, exports, and boosting local manufacturing.

Turkish companies to invest in Egypt amid trade minister’s visit

Sun, 06 Aug 2023 - 03:17 GMT

Turkish companies Vestel and Zorlu will carry out a visit to Egypt soon to discuss plans to build a home appliances factory with investments exceeding $70 million

The sixth phase of the immediate payment initiative gets the green light: Trade Ministry

Thu, 18 May 2023 - 04:29 GMT

Ahmed Samir, Minister of Trade and Industry, said that the fund’s board of directors had approved the continuation of the support foreign exhibitions and raising the budget allocated for the program to LE 325 million

Egypt’s exports record a jump in 2022: Trade Ministry

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 04:37 GMT

The Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir reviewed Egypt’s exports 2022 numbers in France, Germany, Greece, Saudi Arabia, and Spain during a video conference with the heads of regional trade offices.

Egypt, Austria to hold business forum in April, bilateral trade up by 23% | TradeMin

Thu, 20 Apr 2023 - 12:55 GMT

Austrian investments in Egypt are across 173 projects in a wide range of sectors such as industry, services, tourism, construction, finance, agriculture, telecommunications, and information technology

Coffin of Psamtik arrives to Egyptian pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:45 GMT

The coffin will be displayed in the Expo for six months.

Egypt’s Trade Minister Nevine Gamea tests positive for Coronavirus

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 12:00 GMT

A statement issued by the ministry added that the minister carries out her work from home.

Industry min., S. Sinai governor confer on development projects in city

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 11:35 GMT

They also talked about establishing handicrafts complexes in the city, the statement said, adding that tourists are particularly interested in those products.

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