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Trade Minister opens Destination Africa expo in Cairo
9 November 2019  -  Organization :  -  Sector/Entity :  -  Category : General

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The exhibition brings together African textile manufactures and international buyers, to promote business opportunities in the field.

Cairo- Nov 9, 2019

On behalf of Egypt's Premier Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar inaugurated today in Cairo the fourth "Destination Africa", the annual international pan-African B2B sourcing event for the textile industries in Egypt.

The exhibition, held from 9 to 11 November, brings together African textile, apparel and home textile manufactures, along with international buyers, with the aim of promoting business opportunities in the sector.

The ministers of immigration and public enterprise,  Nabila Makram and Hisham Tawfik respectively, participated in the event, which was organized by the Textiles, Apparel, and Home Textiles Export Council in cooperation with the Egyptian Exporters Association (Expolink).

Around 150 exporters and 230 buyers from the United States and European Union are participating in this year's edition. It will include field visits to textile and apparel factories, and a special promotion for Egyptian Cotton™ and the modern techniques applied in the textile industry.

On the sidelines, Nassar and Makram held a meeting with representatives of five Canadian companies operating in the field, to explore potential investment opportunities and joint ventures to meet local and regional market needs.

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