Trade plays a key role in economic development through promoting exports in different sectors, creating real export opportunities for exporters in foreign markets and raising local production in order to meet global competition.



Industry is the strategic goal and the main factor for setting production rules and organizing export decisions of the national economy through an industrial sector able to compete and export to world markets.



2017 Strategy

Industry and Trade Development Strategy.

Egypt-Pakistan Forum kicks off in Cairo

The conference aims to familiarize the Egyptian business community with the available opportunities for mutual cooperation.

Nassar discusses upcoming US visit with business council

Nassar explored with the Egyptian side at the Egypt-US Business Council preparations for its visit to the US later this month.

Nassar meets Egypt-France business council members for cooperation talks

Nassar dicussed with head of the Egyptian side at the Egyptian-French Business Council boosting economic ties with France.

MTI raises export duty on nitrogen fertilizers

The ministry increased the export tax on exports of nitrogen fertilizers to EGP500 per tonne, up from EGP125 per tonne.

Foreign trade surge 15 pct, exports up 14 pct in first 7 months of year

Report: Foreign trade surged 15.01% year on year to around $53.48 billion in the first seven months of 2018.

Nassar meets UfM secretary general in Cairo

Nassar discussed with the UfM secretary general organizing a business forum to promote investment in the region.

Nassar heads Egypt delegation at Arab League meetings

The 102th session of the Arab League’s Economic and Social Council discussed a number of issues, including GAFTA.

Nassar meets Sudan’s trade, industry ministers in Cairo

Nassar discussed with Sudanese Ministers of Trade and Industry promoting bilateral cooperation between Egypt and Sudan.

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