ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Sep 2012In September 2012, the government of Egypt announced an altered export prohibition.
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GAIN report, issued on October 1, 2012, prepared by Salah Mansour and Mariano Beillard
On 30 September 2012, the Egyptian Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade issued a decree authorising the export of milled rice (HS 1006-30) starting from 1 October 2012. The Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade (MIFT) is entitled to issue export permits through tenders for the mentioned commodity in the future. "However, exports are to remain restricted by domestic market needs. MIFT will allocate quotas and quantities on the basis of the availability of rice for domestic consumption." (GAIN report, issued on October 1, 2012).