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.

Exports up 6 pct, trade deficit down 1 pct in Q1

Report: Non-oil exports grew 6 % year on year in the first quarter to around $7,438 billion.

MTI delegation holds discussions with top South Sudan officials

The visit included meetings with senior South Sudanese officials to discuss boosting bilateral trade and investment relations.

MTI imposes final anti-dumping measures on aluminum imports

The tariffs aim to protect the national industry against the damage caused by huge aluminum imports.

First batch of gas-powered cars delivered within presidential initiative

The initiative targets the replacement of 250,000 vehicles more than 20 years old, in 2021-2023.

ECS organizes visit of Food Export Council delegation to Uganda

The visit aims to follow up on the arrangements for the first Egyptian food expo, to be held in Kampala early June.

Gamea opens inaugural annual food industry forum

Food industries make up 24.5% of the country’s gross domestic product and 23.2% of total employment.

Communications, Trade Ministers witness MoU signing to set up 1st Industry 4.0 creativity center in new capital

The center aims to raise awareness of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies and applications in smart factories.

Gamea participates in ‘Recycle for Tomorrow’ platform launch

The platform aims to promote waste recycling and support the environment, especially within Egypt’s goal to reach zero waste.

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