Barriers to international trade: focus on Egypt and its trade regulations

Mohamed Saleh Ellaithy

Egypt has many international trading partners across the globe with the European Union being the major partner both in terms of export and import. Thus the partnership with EU has a large effect on its trade policy; however most of the attributes of Egypt trade barriers are rooted deep into its culture. Like other developing countries, there is also the tendency of the government to protect local firms. This study highlights major trade barriers especially as it applies to Egypt and also a discussion of how the reduction of these barriers can have a positive effect on the country’s economic and social developments.

Key words: International Trade Import, Export, Barriers, Egypt, Economics, Government.

JEL-codes: F 12, F 13, F 42.

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