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