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January 11, 2018
The new food safety agency in Egypt is now a reality after the Egyptian parliament approved law number 1/2017 establishing the National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) on January 2, 2017.
January 11, 2018
Under the auspices of the Government of Egypt, the Food and Agriculture Organization in cooperation with the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development organized....
January 8, 2018
The Egyptian population is young and growing. Demand for food products is high and expected to rise in the coming years.
January 2, 2018
With an estimated 5,200 companies, Egyptian food processors and manufacturers reportedly generated an estimated turnover of $22.5 billion in calendar year 2017....
January 2, 2018
On December 12, 2017, Egypt’s Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation issued Decree No.1761/ 2017.
December 22, 2017
Egypt’s population of 97 million makes it the Arab world’s most populous country; its population is growing at 2.45 percent, adding 2 million Egyptian consumers yearly.
December 5, 2017
FAS Cairo forecasts a 5 percent increase in area planted and 6 percent increase in production to meet the local and international demand for Egyptian oranges.
December 1, 2017
On March 5, 2017, the Egyptian Ministry of Environment submitted a new biosafety bill to the cabinet.
November 24, 2017
On November 14, 2017, Egypt’s Administrative Court took the lawsuit filed against Prime Minister Sherif Ismail’s Prime Ministerial Decree No. 2992 (2016); the plaintiff seeks to revert the decree....
November 14, 2017
The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation’s Central Administration Plant Quarantine issued on October 31, 2017, Directive No. 48 – Regarding Special and Complementary Regulations....
September 19, 2017
FAS Cairo forecasts Egypt’s wheat production in marketing year (MY) 2017/18 at 8.1 million metric tons (MMT).
September 6, 2017
FAS Cairo forecasts calf crop production in 2018 to increase to 1.93 million head, up 4 percent from 1.85 million head in 2017.
July 20, 2017
News on developments in agriculture and food in Egypt.
April 24, 2017
In MY2017/18, total raw sugar production is forecast to increase seven percent or 150,000 MT to reach 2.42 MMT. FAS Cairo attributes this increase to an expansion of total area harvested....
April 7, 2017
Soybean imports are expected to reach 3.1 million metric tons (MMT), reflecting additional crush capacity to increase domestic soybean meal and oil production.
April 5, 2017
In MY2017/18, cotton area is forecast to double to 110,000 ha and production is set to almost double and reach 340,000 bales.
March 22, 2017
This report provides U.S. exporters of consumer-ready food products with an overview of the Egyptian retail foods sector.
March 21, 2017
MY 2017/18 wheat imports are forecast at 11.5 million metric tons (MMT).
February 15, 2017
The Government of Egypt announced on January 5, 2017 that the price to be paid for local wheat to be harvested starting in mid-April, will be based upon the announced average international price...
January 30, 2017
This report is updated to include updates Egypt’s new import procedures for corn, soybeans, and wheat, which will come into force on January 1, 2017.