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"Buy Egyptian" - Who's joining on Friday?

Egypt wants to boost the economy by buying Egyptian products - and some companies are even offering discounts. But who are they?
Gehad Hussein | 14.12.2011
After TV-moderator Amr Adeeb called for a national movement to support the Egyptian economy on Friday, several Egyptian companies decided to discount the prices of their products for that day.

“Buy Egyptian” is the first movement of its kind, urging Egyptians and residing foreigners to only buy locally manufactured products. The idea came after Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal ElGanzouri teared up while talking about the country’s economy in a press conference.

This is a list of companies that are joining the movement by offering discounts on Friday:
- Zahran for Household products: 10%
- AGA for Drinks and Frozen Vegetables: 10%
- Faragello: 10% (only in their Alexandria outlet)
- City Mall for Computers: 5%
- Oriental Weavers: 15% - 50%
- Mashaweer for Deliveries (Hotline: 19988): 25%
- Cottonil: Unspecified discount
- Domty: 10%
- Regina for Pasta: 5%
- Ceramica Royale: 10% - 50% (in all Mostafa Sallaab outlets)
- Hassan ElShennawy Furniture (Hadaeq ElQobba): 25%
- EgyptAir: 20% (for tickets till May 2012)
- Bridge for Housing (in Shorouk City): 5%

Other than that, here are some other Egyptian companies to buy from:
- Pasta: Masreya, ElMaleka, ElAseel, Star
- Oil: AlLo’lo’a, Marmar, Crystal
- BiscoMisr
- Spicy (for Frozen Meat)
- Shabrawy (Arabiata), Cook Door, Mo’men etc.
- Drinks: Bonjourno, Safi (Water), Aqua Siwa (Water), Juhayna, Enjoy, Masr Café, Coffee Break, ElArousa (Tea)
- Hygienic and Cleaning products: Camina (Shower Gel, Shampoo, etc.), Familia (Soap), Savo, Lavo (similar to Pril), Leader (Detergent)
- ElHelal welNegma ElZahabia (Plastic / Household products)

Let us all join the fun and boost our economy. For more Egyptian companies, check this directory: