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Egypt lifts import ban on wheat

In November 2015, Egypt’s Government approved the replacement of the existing procurement price policy on wheat with direct subsidies to farmers (FPMA Food Policies), as well as the purchase of local harvest at the average international price during harvest time (April-June).

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New regulations for agricultural commodities in Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Industry, Trade and Small Industries, in particular through the General Authority For Supply Commodities (GASC) and the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC), has recently demanded that all inspection companies quickly readjust their ISO 17020 accreditation requirements on imported goods.

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The evolution of Egypt's economy at a glance

Historically, agriculture represents one of the main economic resources in Egypt. It absorbs more than 30% of the labor force and contributes to domestic economy by making up about 20-30% of GDP.

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The export conformity assessment process in Egypt

What you need to know about exporting to Egypt and the GOEIC conformity assessment programme certification process.

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Applicable standards for imports of regulated products to Egypt

As per Egyptian Decree number 991/2015, products regulated in Egypt by the Verification of Conformity (VOC) programme, from March 16, 2016, must now meet the following requirements.

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