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 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.