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Sunday, 15 November 2020

Egypt-UK trade agreement to take effect by year-end

Egypt’s post-Brexit trade agreement with the UK will come into effect on 31 December, the UK’s trade envoy to Egypt Sir Jeffery Donaldson told Ahram Online on Thursday. The agreement is based on the EU-Egypt Association Agreement, Donaldson said without divulging further details on the agreement. The UK is particularly keen to develop further ties in the oil and gas, manufacturing, agribusiness, healthcare and education sectors, and boosting investment in the Suez Canal Economic Zone, he noted.

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