Our Company

In 1961, the Bank of Egypt studied the establishment of the Egypt Import and Export Company.
The company was followed to the Egypt Foundation by Republican Decree No. 1202 of 1961.

The company was followed by the Egyptian State Enterprise of Commerce on 21 December 1961 by Republican Decree No. 1899 of 1961 establishing the Supreme Council of Enterprises.

On 1 August 1964, Act No. 51 of 1964 was promulgated, transferring and adding certain companies to the schedule accompanying Act No. 117 of 1962 on the nationalization of companies.

The decision of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian State Enterprise for Foreign Trade was issued at a meeting on 5 October 1965 as an extraordinary public association of the company to establish the Egypt Import and Export Company. This decision was published in Egyptian Chronicle on 24 March 1966, No. 203.

And now the company’s subject to Public Business Act No. 203 of 1991 and belongs to The Holding Company for Maritime & Land Transport.

The company imports all strategic goods that the country need such as :-
Foodstuffs & Agricultural Products :
Livestock – frozen meat / poultry – canned meat (corned beef – canned beef – luncheon beef ) – frozen / canned fish ( tuna – mackerel – sardine ) – butter – milk products – edible oils – tea – sesame – cereals – legumes – spices – jute products – linen seeds – tallows .

Chemical Products :
Cement – organic & inorganic chemicals -aluminium sulphate – all kinds of soda – fertilizers – dyestuffs – inks – rubber tires – oils – greases – adhesive – substances – industrial starch .

Metal Products :
Iron – cold / hot rolled galvanized steel sheets – wires – metal / industrial oils .

Engineering / Electrical / Industrial Products :
All kinds of machines / equipments / tools / – auto / equipments spare parts – uninterruptible power supply sets – civil defence / water rescue / fire fighting equioments – synthetic tow / fibers – spinning & weaving accessories .

Refractories Products :
Refractory bricks – graphite electrodes – coal – high carbon ferromanganese – ferrosilicon – ferromagnesium .

Foodstuffs & Agricultural Products :
Fresh / frozen vegetables & fruits – citrus – fresh / dehydrated onion & garlic – canned foods – medical herbs -legumes – juices – rice – pasta – molasses – sugar beet pulp in pellets .

Metal / Engineering / Industrial Products :
Sheets / circles / ingots aluminum – metal coke – glass – rubber tires – stationery – cold / hot rolled steel sheets – angles / flat bar iron – ceramic .

Chemical products :
Detergents – pesticides – chemical substances – drugs – cosmetics .

Miscellaneous :
Raw cotton – cotton / polyester yarns – textiles – ready made garments – flax / Ready made garments – linen plastic laminated sheets .