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Gamea opens sixth Food Africa expo
12 December 2021  -  Sector :  -  Entity :  -  Category : Industry News

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400 local and international companies are taking part in the expo.

Cairo- Dec 12, 2021

On behalf of Egypt’s premier, Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea has inaugurated the sixth “Food Africa” exhibition, held at the Egypt International Exhibition Center on December 12-14, with the participation of 400 local and international companies, in the presence of Minister of Supply Ali al Moselhy.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by heads of the Food Export Council, the Agricultural Export Council, the Chamber of Food Industries and the Printing Industries Chamber.

According to official data, exports of food industries hit $3.104 billion during the first nine months, up 19% from $2.608 billion during the same period in 2020, ranking as Egypt’s third largest export sector, mainly to the markets of Saudi Arabia, the United States of America, Jordan, Algeria and Libya.

Similarly, Egypt's exports of agricultural crops grew 8% to about $1. 976 billion during the January-September period, compared to $1.822 billion a year earlier. Russia, Saudi Arabia, Britain and the UAE are the sector’s top export markets.

Other events are held concurrently with Food Africa, including: Pacprocess for packaging and food processing, organized in cooperation with German Messe Düsseldorf fair authority, Sea Food Africa, Ingredients Africa, Dates Africa, and Fresh Africa.

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