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Monday, 20 June 2016

Industry and Trade Ministry denies complaints were filed with WTO over trade restrictions

The Industry and Trade Ministry denied that trade partners had filed complaints with the World Trade Organization about import restrictions designed to stem the flow of foreign exchange, according to the ministry’s head of trade agreements, Saeed Abdullah, Al Masry Al Youm reports. Egypt had presented its restrictions to the WTO’s Technical Barriers to Trade Committee at a meeting last week, and no country has voiced concerns, said Abdullah, who refuted reports to the contrary which we noted yesterday.

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