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Egypt: Livestock and Products Annual

Egypt maintains herd size with slight increases at 10 million head. Egypt continues to put polices in place to increase the animal production, however, the government hasn’t met their target yet, mostly due to instable input costs.
For a decade, trade of beef and beef products to Egypt have been very disrupted.
On December 30, 2020, Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry (MTI) signed Decree No. 653/2020.
On November 15, National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) issued Decision No. 13/2020 setting new maximum residue limits (MRLs) for veterinary drugs including ractopamine.
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Egypt: Livestock and Products Annual

FAS Cairo forecasts Egypt's production (calf crop) in market year (MY) 2021 (January-December) at 1.94 million head.
On April 11, 2020, Egypt’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) issued Decree No. 209/2020.
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Egypt: Got Milk - Egypt Imports US Holsteins

On November 27, 2019, a shipment of 1,503 U.S.-origin Holstein bred heifers and open heifers sold out of Statesville, North Carolina, and valued at $3 million arrived at Egypt’s Port Said....
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Egypt: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The Egypt Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional (HRI) sector’s sales grew in 2018; reaching $17.4 billion, representing about 7 percent of Egypt’s gross domestic product....
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Egypt: Livestock and Products Annual

The Egyptian government is increasing the national herd while also increasing live cattle imports.
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Egypt: Egyptian Retail Beef Liver Prices Increase

Egypt has long been one of the leading buyers of U.S. beef offal, primarily liver.
Following a recent audit by Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture officials, requirements for US beef exports to Egypt have changed. Egypt will now accept shipments from any U.S. beef facility....
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Egypt: Testing Policy Hinders Frozen Beef Liver Imports

In 2017, Egypt imported approximately 100,000 tons (MT) of frozen beef liver, of which 80 percent came from the United States.