The meetings have
explored the ITC-funded programs and PepsiCo’s plans in Egypt.
Sharm el-Sheikh- Nov 10, 2022
of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir has held cooperation talks with Executive
Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC) Pamela Coke-Hamilton, on the
margins of the UN Sharm el-Sheikh COP27.
explored the ITC-funded programs in African countries in the fields of technical
support, capacity building, women and youth empowerment, and SME development.
is looking forward to more cooperation with the ITC, especially in the institutional
development of government entities concerned with foreign trade, namely the Ministry
of Trade and Industry and its affiliates,” Samir said.
officials also reviewed other cooperation projects implemented in Egypt, including:
She Trades, GTEX/MENATEX, as well as other trade facilitating programs and grants.
Furthermore, Samir met with Eugene Willemsen, PepsiCo’s CEO for Africa,
Middle East and South Asia, where they discussed the company’s future plans in
the local market and its recent sustainability strategy which targets every
stage of the value chain to use resources more efficiently, reduce greenhouse
gas (GHG) emissions, replenish water and improve products.