Egypt: Registration mandatory for foreign factories and trademark-owning companies

On the 17 of April 2022, the General Organization for Import and Export Control (GOEIC) announced the suspension of import activities of over 800 foreign companies and factories to Egypt for failing to register their companies in the importer’s registry in Egypt. Amongst the suspended companies are notable pharmaceutical, beverage, and consumer goods companies.

Products imported for trading purposes may not be released from customs unless produced by foreign factories registered in Egypt and imported from trademark-owning companies or from registered distribution centers. Compliance is required with the registration requirements, including a March 2022 decree.

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