Egypt’s Readymade Garments and Home Textile Industry: Specific Proposals to Solve Industry Problems Given the Global Competitiveness Situation

Author(s): Racha Seif El-Dine, Senior Economist and Ahmed Dawoud, Economist, ECES
Publication Number: ECES-WP218-A

This working paper discussesthe importance and current status of Egypt’s readymade garments and home textiles industry. It sheds light on the main challenges facing this industry compared to selected competitive countries. Finally, it concludes by offering a set of proposed measures that are based on the constraints facing the industry and in light of international experiences of countries that have achieved remarkable progress in it. Adopting such measures could boost
the Egyptian readymade garments and home textiles industry, enabling Egypt to outperform its competitors globally.

This site is registered on as a development site.