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Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Diplomacy + Foreign Trade on Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Egypt-Greece maritime demarcation accord ratified by parliament committee: The House Legislative Committee signed off yesterday on the agreement inked between Egypt and Greece this month to create a joint exclusive economic zone in the eastern Mediterreanean.

Benya Cables to supply fiber optic technology, equipment to Africa Data Centers: Africa Data Centers has signed a supply agreement with Egypt-based Benya Cables that will see Benya supplying “critical fiber optic technology and equipment” to serve seven major markets in Africa, according to an emailed statement (pdf). The value of the contract was not disclosed. Benya Cables is a subsidiary of ICT infrastructure contractor Benya Capital, which earlier this week signed a final agreement with the Arab Organization for Industrialization to build a EGP 1 bn fiber optic cable factory in the Suez Canal Economic Zone.

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