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The Minister of Commerce and Industry reviews with members of the Chamber of Textile Industries ways to develop the sector

Fathi Al-Sayeh

20230125 Eng. Ahmed Samir, Minister of Trade and Industry, held an expanded meeting With members of the Chamber of Textile Industries of the Federation of Egyptian Industries headed by Mr. Mohamed El Morshedy, where the meeting reviewed the opportunities and elements of developing the sector in a way that contributes to increasing productivity and enhancing exports in the regional and global markets. The meeting also dealt with a number of challenges facing the sector and discussed ways to find urgent solutions to them in cooperation with Various ministries and concerned authorities.

The meeting was attended by Major General/ Ehab Amin, Assistant Minister for Technical Affairs, and Mr./ Ali Khuzaie, Advisor to the Minister for Institutional Communication and Parliamentary Affairs, and Mr. Ahmed Reda, Assistant Minister for Industry Affairs and supervisor of Technology and Industrial Innovation Centers, and Dr. Mohamed Labib, Assistant Minister for Trade Policies.

The minister said that the spinning and weaving industry is one of the main industrial sectors in the national economy, which contributes greatly to meeting the needs of He emphasized the keenness of the Ministry to provide all aspects of support and assistance to the spinning and weaving sector, which is one of the labor-intensive sectors, in addition to being one of the sectors that achieved significant rates of increase during the past year despite the global economic conditions and repercussions.

For his part, Mr. Mohamed Al-Morshedy, Head of the Textile Industries Chamber of the Federation of Industries, explained that the textile industries represent one of the most important productive sectors in the national economy system, as well as It includes a number of major industries that provide the needs of the ready-made garment industry from raw materials.

He indicated that the sector faces a number of challenges. Which requires the solidarity of all concerned parties to find urgent solutions to them, in a way that contributes to the continuation of production operations to meet the needs of the local market, export to foreign markets, and maintain operating rates.

In turn, the members of the Chamber demanded the importance of expanding the establishment of foreign exhibitions for spinning and weaving products, in a way that contributes to increasing Egyptian exports to international markets and studying the market. Directed towards the production of synthetic fibers and polyester, with the aim of providing the needs of the spinning and weaving industry from these inputs, in addition to the importance of activating the law of preferring the local product in government tenders.