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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....
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.
December 22, 2016
A new presidential decree has raised import tariffs for 364 tariff lines, of which 53 lines pertain to food and agricultural products.
December 21, 2016
In MY2016/17, Post forecasts total orange exports to increase by 5 percent or 70,000 MT to 1.520 MMT compared to 1.450 MMT in the previous year. FAS Cairo attributes this increase...
December 10, 2016
On October 20, 2016, the Egyptian Ministry of Environment (MOE) submitted a new draft biosafety bill to the cabinet. The bill is currently being cleared by the cabinet’s Judicial Reform Committee...
September 12, 2016
News on developments in agriculture and food in Egypt.
September 6, 2016
n 2017, calf crop production is expected to remain stable at 1.850 million head. Beef production is projected to increase by 3.6 percent to 370,000 MT.
August 9, 2016
On July 10, 2016, the Central Administration for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) released its latest headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) numbers for the month of June, reflecting...
July 29, 2016
Starting on August 1, beneficiaries without government-issued smart cards will not be able to purchase fully subsidized infant milk formula.
July 28, 2016
News on developments in agriculture and food in Egypt.
July 6, 2016
News on developments in agriculture and food in Egypt.
June 15, 2016
In late December 2015, the Egyptian Central Bank issued the first of a number of policy statements reflecting changes that restrict the transfer of funds abroad to pay for imported goods.
June 10, 2016
Post is revising Egypt’s MY2016/17 cotton PSD as the latest field surveys indicate a dramatic plunge in planted area of 50 percent to 50,000 ha from MY2015/16...
June 10, 2016
News on developments in agriculture and food in Egypt.
May 31, 2016
Egypt imposed an EGP 900 ($101.35) per metric ton tax on exported sugar effective May 18 until the end of 2016.
May 25, 2016
The Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture announced an effort to reclaim approximately 1.5 million acres (607,028 ha) of marginal or desert lands for agricultural use.