EU Export Helpdesk for
http://export-help.cec.eu.int Relevant information concerning exports
to the EU (technical requirements, standards, SPS measures, import tariffs,
taxes, customs documents required and Rules of Origin) plus trade statistics
with the EU Member States. The information is displayed for the product
requested by its HS Code.
This site provides access to information on standards and routes into the
standardisation process, irrespective of which of the three European Standards
Organisations is responsible for the standards applicable to the products.
Enterprise Website :
www.europa.eu/comm/enterprise . The site offers an up-to-date coverage of EU
enterprise policies, specific pages covering 25 industry sectors as well as
news, speeches, electronic publications and essential information on events, EU
business statistics and benchmarking.
For more statistics on EU-Egypt trade, Eurostat can provide data from Member
States. Working papers on different sectors and regions can be downloaded with
For more information on Pan-Euro-Med Rules of Origin, this website provides a
reference guide to assist readers in their understanding of the rules of origin.
Both FAQs and User’s handbook to the ROO can also be found in the website.
European Food Safety
provides independent scientific advice on all matters linked to food and feed
safety - including animal health and welfare and plant protection - and provides
scientific advice on nutrition in relation to Community legislation. The
Authority communicates to the public in an open and transparent way on all
matters within its remit. EFSA’s risk assessments provide risk managers
(consisting of EU institutions with political accountability, i.e. European
Commission, European Parliament and Council) with a sound scientific basis for
defining policy driven legislative or regulatory measures required to ensure a
high level of consumer protection with regards to food safety.
EU Import Requirements
for animals and animal products:
Guidelines developed by the European Commission’s Food and Veterinary Office
(FVO) as part of efforts to facilitate safe food trade with third countries. The
guidelines are based on existing legislative requirements and specific needs
identified by FVO inspectors in their contacts with third country partners. The
aim is to provide service-oriented explanations of the sometimes complex EU
legislation. A particular focus has been put on clearly explaining the steps
that developing countries must take, thereby facilitating access to the EU
market for their products.
Correspondence Centre (EICC):
of a business support network of about 286 EICCs established by the European
Commission located throughout Europe and the Mediterranean Region. The EICC
provides information concerning EU and Egyptian markets, standards and
regulations, EU financing instruments and EU export regulations.
1195 Cornish El Nil (Industrial Modernisation Centre)
Tel : +202 5770090, Fax : +202 577 2870
E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information concerning the EU's
Industrial Modernisation Programme, please go to
or contact the numbers above.
Egyptian Customs Website:
Applicable duties are displayed on a product-by-product basis, you need to know
the HS Code of the product. The information is available only in Arabic.
Ministry of Foreign Trade
and Industry Website:
World Customs Organisation:
complete International HS Classification is available online.
The International Accreditation Forum, (IAF) is the world association of
Conformity Assessment Accreditation Bodies and other bodies interested in
conformity assessment in the fields of management systems, products, services,
personnel and other similar programmes of conformity assessment. IAF members
accredit certification or registration bodies that issue certificates attesting
that an organisation's management, products or personnel comply with a specified
standard (called conformity assessment).