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Egypt recently held the Investment for Africa 2019 Forum, which was organized by the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation, under the auspices of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi at the New Administrative Capital, reports Egypt Today.
The Robbiki Leather Cluster is an integrated industrial cluster, reciprocating around the tanning and leather industry sectors, with a total area of about 6841800 2,125,200 square meters. With three distinctive and interconnected phases covering the leather industry manufacturing value chain and its by-products, the Robbiki Leather Cluster is one of the most important national projects in Egypt.
Leatherbiz reports that some tanneries in the new Robeeky industrial zone in Cairo have already completed installation of tanning drums and equipment, according to the Egyptian minister of industry and trade, Tarek Kabil,
The Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Tarek Kabil approved new export duties on crust leather at rates ranging from 5.7 to 250 EGP (approximately US $0.31 to US $13.80), according to his statement issued Monday.
The Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil announced the completion of processing the first batch of tanneries of the Al Robeiki Leather City project in Badr City, stating that they have been provided with machines and equipment for the start of operations.