Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Egypt
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Maize and Wheat
Date
01/12/2016
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Government market intervention
Description
Announced that the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC) will conduct wheat inspections at shipping and arrival ports, replacing government inspectors. The GOEIC, part of the Trade Ministry, is responsible for testing imported and exported products to ensure they meet quality standards. It will oversee inspection of maize and soybean imports, in addition to wheat.