EGYPT TO FOCUS ON AFRICAN EXPORTS MARKET

CAIRO, The Egyptian Commercial Service Office (ECS) has designed an ambitious plan to enhance Egypt's presence in Africa, said its head Ahmed Antar.

it is currently studying the possibility of taking part in international exhibitions in the African continent, as well as beginning negotiations on the establishment of a permanent exhibition in Djibouti, along with other talks to set up an Egyptian-African free trade zone.

The Ministry of Trade and Industry prepared a plan to restructure its commercial representation abroad, out of the belief that the coming period requires rapid actions to restore the competitiveness of Egyptian products.

"We opened offices across Africa last year in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Uganda, Tanzania. We plan on opening an office in Djibouti in 2017.

"Meanwhile we restructured other offices, and closed nine offices in Portugal, Chicago, Denmark, Australia, Ukraine, Libya, Yemen, Syria, and Basra."

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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