Egypt's Trade Minister Amr Nassar - CC
CAIRO - 3 April 2019: Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar conferred with Finnish Ambassador to Egypt Laura Kansikas-Debraise on the future of economic cooperation between Egypt and Finland and means of boosting trade exchange and joint investments in the coming stage.
In a statement on Wednesday, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said that the meeting reviewed a Finnish industrial project in Egypt in the field of producing flexible packaging materials which will be inaugurated this month.
The new project serves the local market and will export its products to markets in Africa, Europe and the Arab world, Nassar said.
The ministry supports all investments in Egypt in general and the Finnish investments in particular specially in the fields of developing the medium and small industries sector in Egypt to promote national economic growth rates, he said.
Meanwhile, the Finnish ambassador lauded the economic reform program that is implemented by the Egyptian government.