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Supply Ministry increases subsidies, issues special category cards 

The Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade has been able to make some accomplishments over the past period through providing services or decisions that contribute to reducing the burden on citizens through increased subsidies for ration cards. Individual subsidies on ration cards increased by 138% from EGP 21 to EGP 50 starting in July 2017, …

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Egy Pack achieved sales of EGP 2bn in 2017

Egy Pack for packaging achieved sales of EGP 2bn last year. Raafat Shafik, head of sales, said that the company aims to maintain the same sales of last year, despite problems it is currently facing. He explained that 2017 was one of the hardest years for the sector, following the decision to float the pound …

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El Maleka aims to boost exports to 70,000 tonnes by 2020

El Maleka Co. for Food Industries aims to increase its exports of pasta to 70,000 tonnes by 2020, compared to 50,000 tonnes expected to be exported by the end of this year. According to the export director of El Maleka, Mohamed Mamdouh, the company’s exports of pasta during the first eight months of this year …

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Potato is Egy Crops’ gate to enter Russian market for first time

Egy Crops aims to use potatoes as a ticket to enter the Russian market for the first time in the coming season. Chairperson of Egy Crops Makarem El Shetoory said that the company operates in exporting several agricultural commodities, including herbs, spices, bird feed, and legumes, adding that they introduced new varieties of fresh produce …

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AGREEN aims to export 150,000 tonnes of oranges next season

Green Egypt for Agricultural Investment Co. (AGREEN) aims to boost the size of its exports of oranges by 18% in the coming season (2017/18), which lasts from November to May of the coming year. Head of marketing at the company, Hady Selim, said that they plan to increase exports to 150,000 tonnes of oranges by …

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Green Fields targets 30% growth in exports in 2017

Green Fields aims to boost exports by 30% in 2017 through opening new markets in Africa. Mohamed Khedr, the deputy exports director, said that Green Fields exports in 2016 amounted to EGP 52m. He added that the company carried out expansions to increase its production capacity over the past year by introducing new packaging lines and increasing …

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