Sunday 01 May 2022
Cairo – Masrawy:
Nevin Jameh, Minister of Trade and Industry, said that the ministry is working during the current stage to expand the establishment of industrial complexes and take advantage of all the capabilities and industrial components of the national economy.
According to the ministry’s statement today, Sunday, the Industrial Development Authority granted about 3,904 building and operating licenses, which included 204 building licenses and 3,700 operating licenses, as well as 1,737 permanent and fixed-term industrial records that included 1,285 permanent industrial records and 452 fixed-term industrial records, during the first quarter of the year. this year.
The authority has also conducted 1,589 studies, including 840 studies in the field of customs reductions and 749 in the field of developing local products.
According to the statement, this aims to deepen and localize local manufacturing and provide decent and productive job opportunities for young people, in addition to replacing imports and providing the needs of the local market with national products of high quality and conforming to local and international specifications.
The minister indicated that the authority issued 717 environmental approvals, 66 customs release letters and 59 letters determining annual needs for hazardous chemicals, in addition to conducting 192 technical studies of tender requests, including 83 studies for land and 109 studies for industrial complexes, as well as conducting 1,807 technical inspections, during the first quarter as well. of this year.
Mohamed El-Zalat, head of the Industrial Development Authority, said that the positive indicators achieved by the authority during the first quarter of this year come as a culmination of the great efforts undertaken by the authority to serve the industrial sector within the framework of the comprehensive plan of the Ministry of Trade and Industry aimed at improving the competitiveness of the Egyptian industry and restoring its position on the map The global industry, especially in light of the great industrial capabilities that Egypt enjoys.
Al-Zalat stated that with regard to the position of the industrial complexes that the authority is establishing, Al-Zalat explained that until the end of March, 703 units had been allocated in 4 industrial complexes in Sadat, Port Said, Badr, and Mirghem 1, including 277 units in Sadat Complex, and 117 units in South Raswa Complex. In Port Said, 82 units in Badr Complex, and 227 units in Marghem 1 Complex.
Regarding the 7 industrial complexes offered during the month of October 2020, Al-Zalat pointed out that until the end of last March, 801 units had been allocated, including 195 units in Marghem 2 Complex in Alexandria, 163 units in Hurghada Complex in the Red Sea Governorate, 227 units in Al-Mahalla Al-Kubra Complex in Gharbia Governorate, and 37 units in Al-Baghdadi Complex in Luxor Governorate. And 40 units in Al-Matahra Complex in Minya Governorate, 28 units in West Gerga Complex in Sohag Governorate, and 111 units in Bayad Al-Arab Complex in Beni Suef Governorate, and procedures for allocating units in the seven complexes are currently being completed, operating procedures are taken and production begins for the units that have already been allocated.
The head of the Industrial Development Authority noted that during the first quarter of this year, the Authority approved 47 land sales contracts signed between industrial developers and investors within the industrial developer’s areas to set up new projects, noting that the authority has also allocated 20 industrial plots through the investment map with an area of 37 thousand. and 674 square metres.