Heimtextil 2011 (Z)
Egytian Home Textiles Export
Emtedad Ramsis st, Ministry of Finance Towers, Tower No 6,
11th Floor, ET-11471, Cairo, Egypt
Tel.: +202 23422345
Fax: +202 23422345
Short Brief about the Council: The Home Textiles Export Council is an organization that was established under ministry of trade and industry in 1997 and has been renewed (law number 287 march . 2008 ) it works in a regulatory frame work combining representatives of exporters and producers it is considered to be the sector think tank where strategies & plans are being prepared it works to increase the exports of high quality home textile products & increase sector competitiveness worldwide. Along the history Egypt has been a producer & exporter of textile products the textile industry plays an extremely important role in the Egyptian economy. It represents 14% of non-petroleum exports 27% of industrial output & 3% of GDP it is the second producing sector after agro industry the home textile exports represent almost 23% of total textile exports.It is a sector that attracted many investments in the past few years in 2010 alone there was a flow of investments estimated by 4.7 billion EGP.