Latest in Tag: Ministry of Trade and Industry Highlight

Latest in Tag: Ministry of Trade and Industry


20,000 citizens register data under Car Replacement Initiative: Trade Minister

Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea has revealed that 20,000 citizens registered their data, during the recent Go Green Exhibition, to benefit from the government’s Car Replacement initiative. Gamea said that the initiative aims to convert and replace vehicles to run on clean energy and natural gas. Of the registrants, more than 10,000 …

Nihal Samir

Mahmoud Momtaz appointed as Egyptian Competition Authority Chairperson

Mahmoud Momtaz appointed as Egyptian Competition Authority Chairperson

Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea has issued decision No 640 of 2020 appointing Mahmoud Momtaz as Chairperson of the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA). Prior to his appointment, Momtaz served as a Private Sector Development Specialist at the World Bank’s headquarters in Washington DC, a position he held since August 2018. During that …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt imposes 25% tariff on steel rebar, 16% on iron billets for three years

Since the beginning of this year, Egypt’s iron industry has been subjected to a legal battle started by integrated steel plants and hot rolled steel manufacturers after the Ministry of Trade and Industry issued a resolution in April, imposing a temporary import tariff of 15% on iron billets and 25% on steel rebar, set for 180 days ending in October.

Mohamed Samir