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Gamea opens 4 specialized exhibitions in engineering industries
9 December 2021  -  Sector :  -  Entity :  -  Category : Industry News

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The minister inaugurated four engineering industries expos: MacTech, Handling, Airtech and Earth Moving.

Cairo- Dec 9, 2021

Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea has inaugurated four exhibitions specialized in the field of engineering industries, including “MacTech” for machinery and equipment; “Handling” for cranes, winches and packaging machines; “Airtech” for compressors, air dryers and pumps; and “Earth Moving” for heavy equipment, excavators and loaders.

The inauguration was attended by Ajit Gupte, ambassador of India in Cairo, and Mohamed al-Mohandes, chairman of the Chamber of Engineering Industries at the Federation of Egyptian Industries.

“The engineering industries is one of the key production sectors of the Egyptian economy, covering the local market demand for machinery and equipment essential in the manufacturing and services sectors, thus, maintaining production,” Gamea said. 

Some 200 companies from different countries around the world are participating in the exhibitions, mainly from Germany, China, Turkey, Taiwan and India.

According to official figures, engineering and electronic industries is Egypt’s fourth largest export sector, registering $2.294 billion during the first nine months of the year, up 42% from $1.612 billion during the same period in 2020.

Britain, Slovakia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the UAE are among the sector’s top export markets. Its main exported goods include: equipment, electrical and electronic appliances, agricultural machinery, pumps, boilers, engines and car components.

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