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Paul Cochrane

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EGYPT: Mulls textile support as key referendum is staged 20 January 2014

The Egyptian government has been mulling paying financial assistance to struggling state-owned textile factories, but ongoing political unease surrounding a key referendum has delayed such plans.

EGYPT: Factories remain open despite political chaos 27 August 2013

While Egypt's economy is reeling from ongoing political instability following the overthrow of the Muslim Brotherhood-led government in July, clothing manufacturers are still operating and completing orders.

EGYPT: Textile and clothing workers in strike threats 13 September 2011

A strike planned by 22,000 workers at Egypt's largest state-owned textile factory has been called off after the government agreed to their demands - but has prompted other Egyptian textile and clothing workers to threaten similar walk-outs.

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