For a decade, trade of beef and beef products to Egypt have been very disrupted.
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2020 Agricultural Export Yearbook

The 2020 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook provides a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports to the world. This summary lists only the United States’ primary trading partners.
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: 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.
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Egypt: Exporter Guide

Egypt’s hotel, restaurant, and retail food sectors are growing in 2018 thanks to a budding recovery in tourism and consumer spending.
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Egypt: Egyptian Standards Complicate Beef Trade

Since around August 2018, an increased level of U.S. beef liver shipments have been rejected at port due to a zero tolerance for Ractopamine, a commonly used veterinary drug.
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Egypt: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Sales in Egypt’s hotel and restaurant sector grew by 33 percent in 2017, recording a total output of US$3.6 billion and representing around 2 percent of Egyptian GDP.