Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control, made an inspection tour in the GOEIC branch in Alexandria, accompanied by the Head of the Central Administration of the Alexandria Branch, Eng, Hisham Mashhour, to follow up on the construction work for establishing the headquarters of the Central Administration of the branch. Eng, Essam Al-Naggar also continued his tour visiting the training of the second batch of the Food Quality and Safety Diploma. They are trained in the laboratories of GOEIC in gate 14, in the food chemistry laboratory and the microbiology laboratory. His Excellency concluded his tour with a meeting with the employees of the central administration in the Alexandria branch in gate 18. He emphasized the prominent role and high competencies that the branch enjoys, stressing his constant keenness to communicate with the all employees of GOEIC. He also encouraged them to do more to bring all their mandates to a speedy and accurate conclusion, commending
It is permissible to engage in export or re-export for the purpose of trading, except for those whose name is registered in the register of exporters, in accordance with Regulation 770 /2005.
Registration is made in the Exporters Register in accordance with Law 118 /1975 and Regulation 770 / 2005.
Place of service
Branches: Marouf–6th of October - Alexandria - Port Said - Suez - Damietta - Office of the Investors Services Complex in the General Investment Authority
Links and documents for registration or re-registration in the register of exporters:
First, individual establishments
A - Conditions for registration and re-registration of individual establishments
The establishment must be registered in the commercial register
In the case of productive projects, the capital registered in the commercial register shall be no less than ten thousand pounds, and in the case of other projects, it shall not be less than twenty-five thousand pounds.
If the establishment is not sub
General Department for Commercial Agreements and Verification:
Participating in meetings of trade agreements related to the nature and function of the GOEIC to assume its role in facilitating Egyptian commerce and providing preferential privileges for exports.
Checking subsequent verification requests received from the customs of countries with which preferential commercial agreements are concluded, carrying out verification procedures to validate certificates of origin and the origin of Egyptian exports in accordance with its Protocol of Rules of Origin and responding to such requests.
The department checks whether the goods imported from countries with which preferential agreements are concluded meet the Protocol of Rules of Origin of these countries based on the referral of the lot and its documents from the Egyptian customs to the GOEIC in accordance with the decision No. 597 of 2002 issued by the Prime Minister.
Trade agreements and applicable rules of origin and forms of certificates of or
The General Exporters Division of the General Federation of Chambers of Commerce chaired by Dr. Sharif Al-Jabali today hosts the Federation's headquarters in New Cairo, Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control and the leaders from it.
During the meeting, a number of topics of interest to exporters will be discussed. The Chairman of GOEIC will begin with a presentation on the role and efforts of GOEIC in stimulating and facilitating the export and import process and the development of its factories at the level of its offices and outlets.
Dr. Sahar Attiya, Head of Central Department of Chemical and Food Laboratories, reviews the most important services provided by the Food and Chemical Certified by GOEIC laboratories, as well as Eng. Ahmed Farage, Head of Central Department of Industrial Laboratories, presents the extent of development witnessed by the Industrial factories of GOEIC.
Dr. Dalia Shahab, Head of the Central Department of Exports and Origin, review
Under the patronage and in the presence of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, the Federation of Egyptian Industries are organizing the annual international forum and exhibition for industry in its second session, from October 28 to 30, 2023, at the Egypt International Exhibition Center in the Fifth Settlement.
The international forum and exhibition for industry aims to present prospects for the advancement and localization of industry in light of economic pressures, promoting sustainable industry and supporting innovation through a stimulating environment for developing industries and developing mutual partnerships, exchanging experiences and supporting participatory initiatives and entrepreneurship with industrial and commercial entities at the Arab, African and international levels.
The forum also aims to showcase the strength of Egyptian industry, which is the most important sector of the economy, present Egyptian development projects implemented by the state, and attract new indu
Renewal of registration data for establishments and companies registered in the Exporters Register in accordance with Law 118/1975 and Regulation 770/2005
An application for renewal of registration shall be submitted every five years from the date of registration or the last renewal
The export card can be renewed 90 days before the card’s expiry date and for a year following the expiry date.
Place of service:
Branches : MAROUF – 6th of October - Alexandria - Port Said - Suez - Damietta - Office of the Investors Services Complex in the General Investment Authority
Taking into account obtaining the service from the place where the file was opened for the first time upon registration
Conditions for renewal of registration and documents required to renew the exporters register:
First: the individual establishment
A- Conditions for renewal of registration:
No more than a year has passed since the expiry of the export card without renewing its validity
Renewing the registration of establishments subject to the Companies Law 159 / 1981 and the Investment Law 72/2017 that are imported for the purpose of trading
Renewal according to the law Importers register 121/1982 and amended according to Law 7/2017
The renewal application shall be submitted within the ninety days preceding the expiry date of the import card with the normal renewal fee
The fees shall be doubled during the ninety days following the expiry date
If the renewal is not done within 90 days after the expiry date of the registration, the registration is canceled administratively
Branches of the GOEIC: Marouf-Alexandria-Suez-Damietta-Sixth of October-Investor Services Complex in the Investment Authority
Conditions for renewing the registration and the documents required to renew the importer’s register.
First, the individual establishments:
A- Conditions for renewing the registration of individual establishments
Not more than
Registration and re-registration of facilities subjected to the Companies Law numbered 159 / 1981 and Investment Law numbered 72/2017 that import for the purpose of trade
Registration is carried out in accordance with the Law of Importers Register numbered 121/1982 amended by Law numbered 7/2017.
Place of service
Branches of GOEIC: Marouf-Alexandria-Suez-Damietta-Sixth of October-Investor Services Complex in the Investment Authority
Conditions for registration and re-enrolment and the documents required for registration at the importers register
First: individual establishments
A- Conditions for listing and re-registration of individual establishments
The facility must be registered in the commercial register and hold a tax card.
The owner of the facility or the authorized agent (if existed) must be of Egyptian nationality.
Importation has to be one of the company’s purposes according to the import commercial registry.
The business has been practiced for at least two co
In order to enhance the existing and ongoing cooperation between the brothers in the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Republic of Tunisia, with the aim of developing technical cooperation and facilitating the movement of trade exchange, and in implementation of the memorandum of understanding in the field of mutual recognition of certificates of conformity between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Republic of Tunisia.
Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control, and members of the brotherly Tunisian delegation pointed out the necessity of agreeing on all procedures and overcoming the difficulties facing the actual implementation of the memorandum of understanding for the benefit of exporters in both countries.
At the conclusion of the negotiations with the Tunisian side, which lasted from October 22 to October 25 at the main headquarters of GOEIC, which included the following points: -
- The customs provisions of the agreement on mutual recognition of conformity
To enhance the existing joint cooperation between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Republic of Tunisia, and in an effort to develop technical cooperation and facilitate effective trade exchange between the two countries.
Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control, received the Tunisian delegation from the National Institute for Standardization and Industrial Property.
The Tunisian delegation was headed by:-
Mrs. Hasna bint Hassan Al Rizqi
Mr. Al-Shazly Bin Mustafa
Mr. Morad bin Ramadan Al-Agiou
Minister Plenipotentiary -Duha Al-Shuwaikh - the Tunisian Embassy
From the Egyptian side, the following participated in the meeting:-
Dr. Dalia Shehab - Head of the Central Administration of Exports
Mr. Mohamed Ahmed - Head of the Central Administration for Information Systems and Digital Transformation
And a group of the leaders of GOEIC, leaders of the foreign trade sector, and representatives of MTS.
The meeting discussed the latest developments in the elect
USAID TRADE and the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC) held an awareness session for public and private stakeholders today to present GOEIC’s ongoing efforts to support Egyptian exporters in adapting to climate change related requirements from foreign buyers. The project also presented an action plan for developing the GOEIC Biodegradability Testing lab, including equipment, training, coaching, and accreditation.
In addition to the GOEIC Biodegradability Testing lab, USAID TRADE is supporting GOEIC’s efforts to become a validation and verification body for greenhouse emission measurement. The objective is to help Egyptian SMEs capture the ever-growing international demand for eco-friendly and green products and to conform with the evolving regulatory requirements at several target export markets, while also reducing the cost and time to trade.
In close collaboration with and under the leadership of the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC), USAID TRADE organized a three-day Public-Private Dialogue and workshop at GOEIC HQ on October 3-5, 2023 to develop a general risk management framework for non-food industrial good imports. The aim of the framework, which the project presented on October 8 to an inter-agency risk management committee, is to facilitate trade and focus GOEIC’s testing and inspection efforts on higher risk imports.
The discussions were attended by governmental and private sector stakeholders, including GOEIC, the Trade Agreements and Foreign Trade Sector, National Food Safety Authority, Egyptian Customs Authority, Federation of Egyptian Industries, and Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce.
Eng. Essam El-Naggar welcomes a delegation from the Japanese University in Alexandria to discuss ways of cooperation between the two parties. The delegation included Prof. Dr. Amr Al-Taweel, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the Japanese University in Alexandria, and Dr. Tamer Megahed, Head of the Electric Power Department, and Eng. Amr Sayer, Director of the Energy Conservation Project at the University. A number of GOEIC leaders participated in the meeting. Eng. Essam Al-Naggar reviewed the services of GOEIC and the system of huge laboratories owned by GOEIC and the role of GOEIC in facilitating the movement of foreign trade. the meeting discussed how to cooperate between the two parties, such as training Japanese university students at the laboratories of GOEIC, and also the university’s assistance to GOEIC in obtaining ISO 50001 for energy management, which aims to improve energy-related performance and energy consumption efficiency. then the delegation made an inspection tour of the Industrial
Eng.Essam El-Naggar Chairman of (GOEIC) holds a workshop entitled "Virtual checklists and economic operator Meet" in cooperation with the Customs Authority
Led by Eng. Essam El-Naggar, Chairman of (GOEIC), and prepared by Eng. Mohsen Shuaib, Head of the Central Department for Industrial and Non-Industrial Imports, and reviewed the presentation of the virtual inspection management both Mr. Wissam Al-Sayed ,Eng.Mostafa Fahmy and Eng.Yehya Ramadan.
Under the auspices of Mr. Al-Shahat Al-Ghatawari, Chairman of Customs and in the presence of Mrs. Amal Noss, Head of the Central Administration of the Economic Operator and Mrs. Maha Maher, and a number of leaders of the economic operator and a group of the owners and representatives of the importing companies.
Both sides reviewed and discussed the procedures governing the listing of those who meet the requirements of the virtual inspection in the General Organization for Export and Import Control in accordance with the decree of Article 94 of Import Regulation No.
Lieutenant/ General Eng. Kamel Al-Wazir - Minister of Transport held an expanded meeting with Eng. Ahmed Samir- Minister of Trade and Industry. Eng. Essam Al-Naggar - Chairman of (GOEIC) and a number of leaders from the Ministries of Transport and Trade participated in the discussions to follow up on the latest developments regarding the implementation of the number Among the important and common topics between the two sides, such as maximizing transit trade, localizing the transportation industry in Egypt, and supporting trade movement to African countries.
The two ministers began the meeting by noting that maximizing transit trade is one of the most important priorities currently being worked on, within the framework of taking advantage of the existing ports and their distinctive locations, and that there are directives from his excellency Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, to the Egyptian government for continuous coordination between all concerned parties in order to that Egypt be a center
Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of (GOEIC), welcomes representatives of the Private Sector Innovation (PSI) project within the framework of cooperation between Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
The objectives and activities of the project and future areas of cooperation were discussed with (GOEIC), which focuses on how the German project supports the transformation of the Egyptian private sector into a competitive green economy in line with the sustainable development strategy and Egypt’s Vision 2030.
The German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) was represented by:
· Mr. Nils Wetzel: Senior Technical Advisor at the GIZ Regional Office in Germany.
· Ms. Eileen Trenkmann: External Advisor supporting with the appraisal mission.
The General Organization for Export and Import Control signs a cooperation protocol with the National Postal Authority with the aim of facilitating the movement of trade, developing and encouraging Egyptian exports, and overcoming any obstacles that hinder their prosperity, development and expansion in all fields by taking advantage of the enormous capabilities and diverse services provided by the National Postal Authority.
The protocol was signed by both Eng. Essam Al-Naggar Chairman of (GOEIC), and Dr. Sherif Farouk- Chairman of the National Postal Authority, in the presence of executive leaders from both bodies.
Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of (GOEIC), stated that the signing of this protocol comes within the framework of supporting the state’s plans to facilitate the business community to facilitate trade movement and develop and encourage exports, pointing out that this protocol works to improve the speed of distribution of shipments and ensure the applying of the highest security and safety st
Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control, welcomes Mrs. Manal Al-Samadouni and the Working Team of the United States Agency and the trade project team at the headquarters of (GOEIC) to begin the executive steps for the work of (GOEIC) in setting technical standards for its risk management system. also to initiate operational steps to qualify the certification Unit of carbon reduction in (GOEIC) as (verification and validation body) in accordance with global standards.
Eng.Essam El-Naggar, Chairman of (GOEIC), welcomes Pilot Mamdouh Ghoneim the Vice President of the Cairo Air Port Company.
and representatives of Changi Airports Singapore
MR: Lau Ban Kiong - Managing Director
MR: Teo Chin Leong - Director Consultancy
The delegation accompanying them and a number of the leaders of (GOEIC).
This meeting comes within the framework of signing an agreement between Cairo Air Port Company and Changi Airports Singapore for the purpose of providing feasibility studies for the operation of the Logistics Cargo City.
During the meeting, Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of (GOEIC), reviewed the regulatory role of (GOEIC) and the capabilities of its locally and internationally accredited laboratories, issuing certificates of origin, commercial registrations, and foreign trade data. He explained that (GOEIC) is responsible for examining industrial and non-industrial goods, with the exception of food and medicine.
He also referred to the application of a risk system for (GOEIC) to miti
Eng. Essam El-Naggar, Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control, hosted by the LYNXFORUM to discuss measuring and controlling carbon limits (CBAM) and its impact on Egyptian exports, and evaluating the opportunities and challenges associated with the new European mechanism for carbon tax. Public policy discussions with speakers and industry representatives from Egypt and the European Union about the growth opportunities and challenges for the targeted industries and proposals to support DE carbonization initiatives and facilitate the access of Egyptian exports to European markets.
LYNXFORUM will address the implications of the European Commission's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) mechanism on Egyptian exports in the fields of cement, fertilizers, iron and steel, aluminum, and energy.
LYNX’s flagship platform for public policy debates featuring government and non-government executives will bring together industry representatives and government executives from Egypt an
Central Department of Information Technology and Decision-making Support
The Department is competent to the automation of all GOEIC activities through a range of applications and software, as well as providing all services to the foreign trade community by issuing various reports and data in various forms that support exporters, importers and scholars as well as decision makers of the higher authorities. Additionally, the department works to overcome the barriers that face customers through direct communication with them and solves all their problems.
All GOEIC affairs and its branches are automated through a set of applications and software as follows:
Applications for automated inspections.
Applications for commercial registers.
Applications for external laboratories.
Applications for the foreign trade data warehouse.
Applications for the unified statistical form.
Automations are carried out through a huge network linking the headquarters (data center) with GOEIC and i
The Council of the African Union holds a seminar on the role of the private sector in activating the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), with the participation of the General Organization for Export and Import Control, chaired by Eng. Essam El-Naggar - Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control.
During the seminar, His Excellency made it clear that economic integration with African countries will be carried out by activating this agreement, as the integration of African industries will make the final product a greater opportunity to compete in European markets, and it will also make the African product an equivalent product to the European product, and we must to overcome the problem of confidence in the local and African product and capacity-building, through the exchange of experiences between African countries with the African Business Council, the African Bank and the Federation of Industries.
Eng. Essam Al-Naggar added that it is important to give a competitive a
In the frame work of GOEIC caution to remove all obstacles which hurdle the trade movement towards business society and to facilitate the foreign trade movement, Eng. Essam El Naggar, chairman of GOEIC, received Delegation from the Italian Chamber of Commerce at GOEIC.
The delegation included:
Mr. Alberto Borckiellini - Chairman of the Italian Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Kyrollos Anwar - Executive Director of the Italian Chamber of Commerce.
Eng. Essam Al-Naggar reviewed the functions of the General Organization for Export and Import Control and the regulatory role entrusted to him and the procedures and assistance that can be obtained by Italian investors in Egypt through the activities and work of GOEIC.
The Italian delegation enquired about the terms of import and export in Egypt and how to make possible use of Egyptian trade agreements to facilitate Egypt's trade and investment process.
The meeting included the following ꞉ -
Discussion on the facilities provided by the General O
Pursuant to the directives of his Excellency President Abdel Fattah el- Sisi, Eng. Ahmed Samir - Minister of Commerce and Industry, issues a decree amending certain provisions of Law No. 118 of 1975 concerning import and export and the system of procedures for examining and controlling imported and exported commodities.
The decree authorized to the General Organization for Export and Import Control to develop a risk management system for the inspection and testing of imported industrial (non-food) commodities.
Issuing another ministerial decree to form a committee to set standards and controls for an integrated risk management system to examine non-food industrial commodities.
In implementation of the directives of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to facilitate the procedures of import and export operations and to facilitate the movement of foreign trade, Eng. Ahmed Samir, Minister of Trade and Industry, issued a decree to amend some provisions of the regulations of Law No. 118 of 1975 regard