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Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Agricultural Exports Council looks to get more companies to enforce GLOBALGAP standards

The Agricultural Exports Council is looking to have more Egyptian exporters apply the Global Good Agricultural Practices (GLOBALGAP) framework, which will enforce stronger inspection and quarantine measures on outgoing cargo, Al Mal reports. The council is in talks with companies to discuss their certification processes. The Trade Ministry had announced last month it would be imposing GLOBALGAP standards on all Egyptian exports, after a number of Arab countries issued temporary bans on products including peppers and strawberries.

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