Egypt’s readymade garment factories have reduced production of winter garments by 50 per cent due to the impact of the pandemic, said, Mohamed Abdel-Salem, Chairman, Egypt’s Readymade Garments Chamber.
Factories expect demand for winter clothes to below this season, as was the case with summer clothes earlier this year. Abdel Salem revealed that the prices for these winter garments will be the same as last year.
Amr Hassan, Head-Garments sector, Cairo Chamber of Commerce, attributed the decline in sales to the curfew imposed by the government to curb the spread of coronavirus, which decreased demand and forced shops to close early.
Cairo Chamber of Commerce was the first Egyptian Chamber established in Cairo by Abdelkhalek Madkour Pasha in the name of the “Cairo Trade Secret ” in 1913. The chamber includes a large number of traders representing about 60 per cent of those who are engaged in trade activities in the Arab Republic of Egypt.