Egypt: UfM organised sector-specific workshops for Government and private sector stakeholders
August 18, 2021
The UfM Secretariat, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Egypt and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) organised sector-specific workshops for Government and private sector stakeholders in Egypt.
Each of the workshops consisted of an introductory course on Rules of Origin, as well as information on product-specific Rules of Origin for the respective industries under the most pertinent agreements, including through training exercises. A handbook has also been issued on the New Transitional Rules of Origin applicable to Egypt, and specific coaching sessions were provided on the practical use of this handbook.
In addition to this technical assistance in Egypt, similar workshops and handbooks are being provided to the public and private sectors in Jordan, and work is undergoing to conduct the same exercise with Lebanon and Palestine.