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Planning: structural reform will double the share of small and medium-sized enterprises in exports

Dr. Nada Masoud, Advisor to the Minister of Planning, revealed that the share of small and medium-sized companies in total exports has doubled to reach 20% in 2024, compared to 10% in 2020, as a result of the implementation of the National Structural Reform Program in Egypt.


An advisor to the Minister of Planning explained to "The Seventh Day", that it is intended to increase the percentage of workers in the sector to range between 18% to 20% in 2024, compared to 12.5% ​​in 2020, where it is aimed to provide between 400 to 460 thousand jobs annually in the sector until 2024.


The National Structural Reform Program aims to increase the relative weight of 3 sectors in the production structure of the Egyptian economy, which are “manufacturing industries, agriculture, communications and information technology.”


It is targeted that the three productive sectors in the GDP for the year 2023/2024 range between 30% and 35%.