The Export Council for Chemical Industries revealed that the exports of the detergents and disinfectants sector amounted to about $844.17 million during the year 2022, achieving a growth rate of about 24% compared to 2021, as its exports go to what is said from 117 countries around the world (Saudi Arabia, Libya Kenya, Turkey, Emirates, Tunisia, Sudan, Lebanon, Ethiopia, Morocco, Kuwait, Djibouti, Jordan, America) are among the countries that receive the most exports from the sector.
Khaled Abu Al-Makarem, Chairman of the Council, emphasized the high production capabilities of the detergents and disinfectants sector with high added value, pointing to the importance of “the sector with its various products and related industries of packaging and packaging, as it is characterized by the high demand for it because of the real contact of the sector’s products with the daily life of the citizen, which is What was evident during the Corona virus pandemic.
For his part, Mohamed Majeed, Executive Director of the Council, said that the number of official companies operating in the sector for the year 2022 reached about 927 establishments with a capital of $3.6 billion, with a total industrial output from the sector of about $3.49 billion for the year 2022, indicating that the market is expected to grow. Detergents at a compound annual growth rate of more than 4% over the next five years.
The Export Council for Chemical Industries and Fertilizers, headed by Khaled Abu Al-Makarem, participated as a strategic sponsor in the opening of the Iggy Beauty and Iggy Clean Expo (the international exhibition for cosmetics, perfumes, detergents, chemicals and packaging materials) in its fourth session, from May 13-15, 2023 at the Egypt Exhibition Center.
He stressed that the Export Council, as a strategic sponsor of the exhibition, was keen to provide a platform for the sector’s companies to display their participation in the Egybeauty and EgyClean Expo, the international exhibition for cosmetics, perfumes, detergents, chemicals and packaging materials. Many sectors participate in the exhibition, including: personal detergents – air fresheners – chemical raw materials – paper napkins – dishwashing detergents – disinfectants – floor cleaners – packaging materials.
About 150 exhibiting companies and about 13 foreign countries are participating in the exhibition, including: Kenya – Turkey – India – UAE – Italy, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Pakistan, Korea, France, Italy, Bulgaria, America, China and South Africa.
In addition to commercial visitors including importers, distributors, agents, owners of beauty salons, perfume shops, and dealers in detergents and chemicals.