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In 2016, Egypt introduced a decree requiring importers of goods, including textiles, clothing and furnishing fabrics, to be registered with the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC). The move was aimed at reducing unregulated imports and bolster local production, including textiles and clothing, but has upset exporting trade partners, notably the EU, which has pressed for the restrictions to be removed. 

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