NEWS: Egypt extends shelf life for frozen fish

This is to inform you that Egyptian authorities have notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding the extension of the Ministerial decree that extends the shelf life for domestic and imported frozen fish to nine months. The measure is now valid until June 30, 2021. The measure was first notified to the WTO by Egypt in June 2020, as part of its updated Egyptian Standards “Shelf life for food products Part 2”, and was valid until December 31, 2020.

For your reference, please find below Egypt’s latest WTO notifications related to this measure (G/SPS/N/EGY/92/Add.2, G/TBT/N/EGY/212/Add.2).

Please write to the Market Access Secretariat at if you have any questions related to this measure.