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Sunday, 2 April 2017

Diplomacy and foreign trade on 2 April 2017

A US Department of Agriculture-led business delegation will be in Cairo today looking for opportunities to boost food and agricultural exports to the MENA region, AG Net reports. Meanwhile, a delegation from the Food Export Council is heading to Kenya today for six days to promote Egyptian products.

A delegation of African companies is set to visit Cairo tomorrow to meet with the Medical Industries Export Council. Al Masry Al Youm reports that the delegation includes 25 companies from Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Africa.

Egypt and Germany will hold a joint economic forum in Berlin in June, Al Borsa reported on Friday. Egyptian Investment and International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr met with Germany’s Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Muller over the weekend to resume talks on economic cooperation after Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Cairo early in March.

The China-African Development Fund is looking to help finance projects in the SCZone, Supervisory Board Chairman Sun Xiaokun said on Saturday during a press conference, Al Mal says. The official gave no further details.

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