The Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) is one of the country’s largest employers’ associations, with 20 industrial chambers as members, representing over 60,000 industrial enterprises out of which more than 90% belong to the private sector; accounting for more than 7 million workers and 20% of the national economy.
Since its inception The Federation of Egyptian Industries [FEI] has been carrying out its responsibilities towards defending and supporting Egyptian industries, firmly believing in industry as the pillar of the sustainable development of the country and as the tool to alleviate poverty and attain prosperity.
Therefore, FEI effectively advocates the common interests of its members and defends their positions towards governmental and legislative bodies, as well as other local and international associations.
A Trade and Industry Committee
A Trade and Industry Committee was formed and produced a report that is considered the real birth of industrial awareness in Egypt.
Association of Industries in Egypt
Foundation of the “Association of Industries in Egypt” the primary official industrial partner of the government in implementing its economic development policy.
The First Industrial Chamber
The first industrial chamber was formed to represent all industrialists working in the field of Navigation.
'The Federation of Egyptian Industries' established
The law no. 73 for the year 1947 established a federation for the industrial chambers, which was called for the first time “The Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI).
Development and Organization
The law no. 21 was issued, followed by the Presidential Decrees no. 452 organizing FEI, and no. 453 organizing the Chambers. The FEI and Chambers continued to develop and evolve through various ministerial decrees aiming strengthening chambers, increasing the number of members in chambers, as well as organizing themselves into determining the number of representatives of each industry in the Board of Directors of the FEI.
Structuring and Elections
A Presidential Decree was issued to regulate the structure and board elections of FEI and its member industrial chambers.