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Oriental Weavers expects EGP 5.8bn in 2014 sales, 2 new factories planned

By Mohamed Ayyad and Mohamed Mostafa Oriental Weavers sales are expected to reach EGP 5.8bn this year, compared to EGP 5.5bn in 2013, according to the company’s founder Mohamed Farid Khamis. He added that last year exports reached EGP 3.9bn, representing 65% of sales. Khamis also revealed that two new factories to be located in …

Mohamed Ayyad

Industrial sector, investments will rise when Egypt offers preferential treatment to local products: Trade minister

  Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour told the Daily News Egypt in an interview for the Euromoney supplement that the law offering preferential treatment to local products will be referred to the presidency in September for approval. The minister, who also discussed the industrial lands and factory issues, stressed that …

Doaa Farid

EGAS says it is owed EGP 16bn by industrial sector

Debts owed to Egyptian gas holding company EGAS for quantities of gas obtained by the industrial sector reached EGP 16bn by the end of July, according to a senior company official. Factories were notified in February that gas supplies will be cut in the event of non-payment of debts, but no significant measures have been …

Mohamed Adel