Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 01:33 GMT
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CAIRO – 15 July 2021: Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea stated Thursday that export contracts worth $26 million are the outcome of commercial delegation visits to Cameron and Senegal.
Both fellow countries will be importing from Egypt cement, clinker, insulation materials, fertilizers, chemicals, packaging materials, engineering industries, food products, sanity ware, plastic pipes, carpets, and irrigation systems.
The minister added that the value of Egyptian exports to Senegal rose from $35 million and $200 million and to Cameron from $42 million to $125 million.
The visit, which took place on July 4-9, to both states, witnessed the participation of 43 companies, and 65 businessmen. It included 220 meetings in Cameron, and 250 in Senegal.
The minister revealed that the next destination – within the initiative dubbed "Business Ties with Western and Central Africa - will be to Togo, and Cote d'Ivoire, and that preparations are underway.