Sector : Dairy

Region Africa

Destination Market: Egypt

Information : Egypt

COUNTRY NAME: Egypt

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018 (€million): 24

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 27

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 25

 

TRADE:  

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 8,486 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €23.5 million to Egypt. 

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 7,900 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €22.1 million to Egypt.

For 2016, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 14,807 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €37.3 million to Egypt.

 

PRODUCT: In recent years, the typical products exported to Egypt were as follows;

  • Butter,
  • Casein,
  • Cheese,
  • Cheese Powder,
  • Enzyme Modified Cheese,
  • Fat Filled Milk Powder,
  • Follow on Formula,
  • Infant Formula,
  • Irish Creamery Butter,
  • Lactic Butter,
  • Milk Powder,
  • Rennet Casein,
  • Skimmed Milk Powder,
  • Unsalted Butter,
  • Whey Powder,
  • Whey Protein Concentrate,
  • Whole Milk Powder,
  • Yeast Extract.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to Egypt from Ireland is on the basis of the following certificate types;

  • Public and Animal Health and Veterinary statements from Milk Policy Division's (MPD's) Menu of Statements.

Applicants select from MPD's Menu of Statements to satify country requirements. However, custom and usage have set some precedents.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTSFood Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie