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Egypt

Trade facilitation agreement ratified: June 24, 2019

 

Mr. Ashraf Mokhtar ElBayyoumi

Under Secretary, Head of Central Department of World Trade Organization Affairs

Trade Agreements Sector
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Egypt

Telephone: +20 2 23 42 2331

Fax: +20 2 23 42 2441

Ms. Nermeen El Meligy

Head of Trade Facilitation Department

Central Department of World Trade Organization Affairs
Trade Agreements Sector
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Egypt

Telephone: +20 2 23 42 2331

Fax: +20 2 23 42 2441

Mr. Ashraf Mokhtar ElBayyoumi

Under Secretary, Head of Central Department of World Trade Organization Affairs

Trade Agreements Sector
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Egypt

Telephone: +20 2 23 42 2331

Fax: +20 2 23 42 2441

Ms. Nermeen El Meligy

Head of Trade Facilitation Department

Central Department of World Trade Organization Affairs
Trade Agreements Sector
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Egypt

Telephone: +20 2 23 42 2331

Fax: +20 2 23 42 2441

Mr. Mohammed Abou Youssef

Commercial Counsellor

Commercial Office
Rue de Lausanne, 45/47
1201 Geneva
Switzerland

Telephone: +41227322248

Fax: +41227316828

Mr. Ashraf Mohamed Mokhtar elBayyoumi

Under Secretary, Head of Central Department of World Trade Organization Affairs

Trade Agreements Sector
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Egypt

Telephone: +202 2342 2331

Fax: +202 2342 2441

Ms. Nermeen El Meligy

Head of Trade Facilitation Department

Central Department of World Trade Organization Affairs
Trade Agreements Sector
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Egypt

Telephone: +202 23422331

Fax: +202 23422441

Ms. Lamia Awadin ElSherif

International Trade Policy Researcher

Trade Agreements Sector
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Egypt

Telephone: +202 23422331

Fax: +202 23422441

TFA implementation assistance

Partner organizations

Short-term projects

Information Extracted from Article 22 Notifications

Description of the assistance Committed / Disbursed Beneficiaries Implementing agencies Procedures for disbursements
2015
United States of America
Border measures Disbursed USD 42263 Egypt Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Automated Directive Systems (ADS) 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Border measures Disbursed USD 42263 Egypt Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Automated Directive Systems (ADS) 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Border measures Disbursed USD 42263 Egypt Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Automated Directive Systems (ADS) 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Japan
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 520000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Senegal, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Uzbekistan Eritrea Central Government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 520000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Senegal, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Uzbekistan Eritrea Central Government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 520000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Senegal, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Uzbekistan Eritrea Central Government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 520000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Senegal, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Uzbekistan Eritrea Central Government -
Canada
ITC Institutional Support: This grant supports the ITC's operational plan for 2015. The Centre provides assistance by making policy environments friendlier for export business, by strengthening the institutions that provide support to exporters, and by assisting small export enterprises and communities to reach global markets with products and services. Its activities take into account crosscutting development issues such as gender equality, sustainable development and poverty reduction. Committed CAD 950000 Disbursed CAD 950000 Africa, Latin America & The Caribbean, Asia International Trade Centre http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/d000971001
ITC Institutional Support: This grant supports the ITC's operational plan for 2015. The Centre provides assistance by making policy environments friendlier for export business, by strengthening the institutions that provide support to exporters, and by assisting small export enterprises and communities to reach global markets with products and services. Its activities take into account crosscutting development issues such as gender equality, sustainable development and poverty reduction. Committed CAD 950000 Disbursed CAD 950000 Africa, Latin America & The Caribbean, Asia International Trade Centre http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/d000971001
2016
European Union
Euro-Mediterrranean Trade and Investment Facilitation Mechanism (Euro-Med TIFM) Committed EUR 1565000 Disbursed EUR 1565000 Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanese Republic, Morocco, Tunisia Palestine European Commission DG DEVCO European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI)
Euro-Mediterrranean Trade and Investment Facilitation Mechanism (Euro-Med TIFM) Committed EUR 1565000 Disbursed EUR 1565000 Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanese Republic, Morocco, Tunisia Palestine European Commission DG DEVCO European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI)
Euro-Mediterrranean Trade and Investment Facilitation Mechanism (Euro-Med TIFM) Committed EUR 1565000 Disbursed EUR 1565000 Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanese Republic, Morocco, Tunisia Palestine European Commission DG DEVCO European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI)
Euro-Mediterrranean Trade and Investment Facilitation Mechanism (Euro-Med TIFM) Committed EUR 1565000 Disbursed EUR 1565000 Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanese Republic, Morocco, Tunisia Palestine European Commission DG DEVCO European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI)
Sweden
Support the regions' (EAC, SADC and ECOWAS) specific goals towards the realization of regional customs unions, and the establishment of effective customs administrations. Committed EUR 5600000 Disbursed EUR 5600000 Africa WCO
Trapca TFF Support to Trade Facilitation Facility. Support the provision of training courses for especially Least Developed Countries’ implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). Committed EUR 1960000 Disbursed EUR 1960000 Africa Trapca
TradeMark East Africa - Increased regional trade and integration by, among other things, capacity building in customs and border management. Development of one-stop-border posts. Committed EUR 11500000 Disbursed EUR 11500000 Africa TradeMark East Africa
Support the regions' (EAC, SADC and ECOWAS) specific goals towards the realization of regional customs unions, and the establishment of effective customs administrations. Committed EUR 5600000 Disbursed EUR 5600000 Africa WCO
Trapca TFF Support to Trade Facilitation Facility. Support the provision of training courses for especially Least Developed Countries’ implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). Committed EUR 1960000 Disbursed EUR 1960000 Africa Trapca
TradeMark East Africa - Increased regional trade and integration by, among other things, capacity building in customs and border management. Development of one-stop-border posts. Committed EUR 11500000 Disbursed EUR 11500000 Africa TradeMark East Africa
Support the regions' (EAC, SADC and ECOWAS) specific goals towards the realization of regional customs unions, and the establishment of effective customs administrations. Committed EUR 5600000 Disbursed EUR 5600000 Africa WCO
Trapca TFF Support to Trade Facilitation Facility. Support the provision of training courses for especially Least Developed Countries’ implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). Committed EUR 1960000 Disbursed EUR 1960000 Africa Trapca
TradeMark East Africa - Increased regional trade and integration by, among other things, capacity building in customs and border management. Development of one-stop-border posts. Committed EUR 11500000 Disbursed EUR 11500000 Africa TradeMark East Africa
United States of America
Border measures Committed USD 149200 Disbursed USD 149200 Egypt Department of State (STATE) ADS 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Border measures Committed USD 149200 Disbursed USD 149200 Egypt Department of State (STATE) ADS 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Canada
ITC Institutional Support 2016-2019: This grant represents Canada’s institutional support to the International Trade Centre, the technical co-operation agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. The Centre provides assistance by making policy environments friendlier for export business, by strengthening the institutions that provide support to exporters, and by assisting small export enterprises and communities to reach global markets with products and services. Its activities take into account crosscutting development issues such as gender equality, sustainable development and poverty reduction. Committed CAD 2850000 Disbursed CAD 950000 Africa, Latin America & The Caribbean, Asia International Trade Centre http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/D002475001
Support to Boosting Intra-African Trade Action Plan to Reduce Poverty: Provides technical assistance to African trade policy makers/negotiators, including the AU Conference of Ministers, trade ministries, RECs, WTO chairs, and trade corridor management institutions on: African CFTA negotiations and BIAT implementation monitoring; trade policy analysis; and trade facilitation initiatives, including the Global Survey on Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade Implementation; and the development and implementation of single windows through the African Alliance for Electronic Commerce. Has supported African WTO negotiations and WTO TFA policy dialogue. Committed CAD 13100000 Disbursed CAD 2700000 Africa UN Economic Commission for Africa http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/d000794001
Japan
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 2000 Africa Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 737000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Moldova, Republic of, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Eritrea, Kiribati, Timor Leste Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 2000 Africa Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 737000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Moldova, Republic of, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Eritrea, Kiribati, Timor Leste Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 2000 Africa Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 737000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Moldova, Republic of, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Eritrea, Kiribati, Timor Leste Government of Japan ODA
2017
European Union
Support to trade facilitation in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region Committed EUR 4000000 Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia European Commission DG DEVCO
Support to trade facilitation in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region Committed EUR 4000000 Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia European Commission DG DEVCO
Support to trade facilitation in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region Committed EUR 4000000 Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia European Commission DG DEVCO
Support to trade facilitation in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region Committed EUR 4000000 Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia European Commission DG DEVCO
Japan
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 733000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Moldova, Republic of, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zimbabwe Eritrea, Kiribati, Timor Leste Government of Japan Official Development Assistance (ODA)
United States of America
NCTF and private sector engagement and capacity building Committed USD 630000 Disbursed USD 630000 Egypt US Agency for International Development (AID) ADS 201
Border and related agencies capacity building Committed USD 47000 Disbursed USD 47000 Egypt Department of Energy (DOE) ADS 201
2017-2018
European Union
Classifying goods for African trade Committed EUR 5000000 Africa European Commission DG DEVCO Contact European Commission DG DEVCO Unit D.3
Classifying goods for African trade Committed EUR 5000000 Africa European Commission DG DEVCO Contact European Commission DG DEVCO Unit D.3
Sweden
Global-Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) Financial and technical support to integrate LDCs in global trade includes capacity building and support to productive capacity projects Disbursed SEK 50000000 Africa, Asia, Pacific Unit for Globally Sustainable Economic Development, Sida, Stockholm Application for funding to EIF Secretariat at WTO
2018
European Union
Boost African continental integration and EU-Africa economic integration through enhanced evidence-based policy making on trade and investment Under approval Committed EUR 16500000 Africa European Commission DG DEVCO Contact regional EU Delegation in Ethiopia
Boost African continental integration and EU-Africa economic integration through enhanced evidence-based policy making on trade and investment Under approval Committed EUR 16500000 Africa European Commission DG DEVCO Contact regional EU Delegation in Ethiopia
2018-2022
Switzerland
The Global Trade Facilitation Program (GTFP) is a multi-bi donor program of the World Customs Organization (WCO) and Switzerland providing support to priority countries in the realm of the Swiss Economic Development Cooperation. The program assists countries in implementing the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and the WCO Revised Kyoto Convention. Committed CHF 5500000 Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Kyrgyz Republic, North Macedonia, Peru, Serbia, South Africa, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Viet Nam Kosovo WCO: World Customs Organization Requests for assistance can be made to the notified TF Contact Point responsible for technical assistance and capacity Building or directly to the WCO. Eligible countries will be selected through the program.

Information updated on 15.09.2019.

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