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NFSA adds meat to regulated product list

The Egyptian National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) has announced that it has added meat as a new regulated product under its conformity assessment programme.

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GOEIC update: Mandatory Certificate of Conformity for textile products

The General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC) has announced that the grace period for certain textile products ends on 16th February 2021.

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Cotecna signs with NFSA for new conformity assessment programme on imported food

Cotecna is mandated by the Egyptian National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) to issue Certificates of Inspection (COI) for food imports to Egypt.

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Egypt’s flexible exchange rate policy

According to Reuters, in January of 2017 Egypt fixed its customs dollar exchange rate, since then adjusting it on a monthly basis, so as to help importers better cope with pricing of their merchandise.

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GASC, the world's largest wheat importer

In Egypt, the General Authority For Supply Commodities (GASC) procures strategic agricultural commodities with the purpose of developing the local and international market, while promoting fair competitiveness and prohibiting monopoly. All these functions are especially critical during the local wheat harvest season in April.

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