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Pharmaceuticals and Medical Industries

Egypt has a lot to look forward to, with its many inherent advantages, including a strategic and cultural position in the world, a large and growing population and an underdeveloped private sector providing abundant chances for expansion.

Exports of pharmaceutical Industry reached 391.9 million USD as of FY 2017/2018, compared to 301.4 million USD for FY 2016/2017 with an increase of 30%, which reflects the increase in exports putting Egypt as one of the top exporters in the MENA region.

The Egyptian pharmaceuticals and cosm​etics sector is considered the largest in the region with regards to growth capacity and expansion during the coming five years compared to similar sectors in neighboring countries.​


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