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Egy Pack achieved sales of EGP 2bn in 2017

Egy Pack for packaging achieved sales of EGP 2bn last year. Raafat Shafik, head of sales, said that the company aims to maintain the same sales of last year, despite problems it is currently facing. He explained that 2017 was one of the hardest years for the sector, following the decision to float the pound …

Basma Tharwat

6% increase in Egyptian textile, spinning exports in 2017

The Egyptian Textile Export Council announced that Egyptian textile and spinning exports increased by 6% in 2017, to record $832m compared to $783m in 2016. This keeps pace with the announcement of Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil in January 2018, during the visit of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to Sadat City, that Egypt …

Nihal Samir

$3.2bn increase in Egyptian exports during 10M 2017: CAPMAS

The total value of Egyptian exports during the period from January to October 2017 reached $21.1bn compared to $17.856bn a year prior, an increase of $3.236bn, according to a report issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). “The value of petroleum exports increased by $0.36bn, to reach $1.969bn, during the first …

Nihal Samir

4% growth in maritime traffic at Alexandria, Dekheila ports

The maritime traffic to/from the Alexandria Port Authority reached 341 ships in October 2017, compared to 327 ships in October 2016, an increase of 4%, according to a report issued by the authority. The authority manages the Alexandria and El-Dekheila ports. The total volume of traded goods in both ports increased to 4.8m tonnes in …

Daily News Egypt

4.8m tonnes of Egyptian agricultural exports in 2017

Egypt’s total exports of agricultural crops to different countries in 2017 increased to reach over 4. 8m tonnes, compared to 4.34m tonnes in 2016, according to an official report issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation on Saturday. The report revealed that citrus fruits were the most important crops exported last year, witnessing …

Nihal Samir

EGP41m value of importing ice cream in 10 months 

Egypt imported ice cream and other edible ice with value of about EGP 41m in the period from January to October 2016, according to Baseera. Egypt imported ice cream by $1.419m from across the world in 2016, compared to $2.2m in 2015. Data acquired from Trade Map website shows that France came in the first …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

Egypt may become biggest orange exporter

Egypt’s orange exports have increased significantly this season, competing with the world’s largest orange exporter, Spain. In this context, FreshPlaza website, a portal specialised in the fresh produce industry, quoted Spanish company Exportaciones Aguado SL confirming great competition between Egypt, Turkey, and Greece in exporting the citrus fruit. Moreover, the company said that Egypt and …

Nihal Samir

Trade Ministry targets 15% increase in non-petroleum exports in 2018

Chemical and Fertilisers Export Council Chairperson Khaled Abou El Makarem revealed that the Ministry of Industry and Trade aims to increase the rate of non-petroleum exports by 15% in 2018, to record about 25.7bn. Abou El Makarem pointed out that a coordination meeting of the export councils was held two days ago with the participation …

Daily News Egypt