Skip to main content

Egypt opens 1st archaeological replicas factory to counter Chinese knockoffs

Egypt will soon inaugurate the first archaeological replicas factory in Egypt and in the region as part of efforts to fight the spread of Chinese-made products in the local markets.

Egypt is making final preparations to inaugurate the first and largest factory of archaeological reproductions in the Middle East. The project helps preserve Egypt’s archaeological property rights in its archaeological heritage and provide Egyptian reproductions as an alternative to the Chinese-made products.

According to archaeologists, this project will have a positive impact in the economic, tourist and archaeological sectors.

Access the Middle East news and analysis you can trust

Join our community of Middle East readers to experience all of Al-Monitor, including 24/7 news, analyses, memos, reports and newsletters.


Only $100 per year.