News and Events

FRUIT LOGISTICA (09.-11. February 2011) more

Cairo International Fair (11 - 22 March 2010) more

New Egyptian fertiliser complex by Uhde more

Egyptian-German factory for oil& gas pumps in Suez more

Metro to enter Egypt with 10 Cash & Carry stores more

Egypt's long term objectives in the field of Renewable Energy more



FRUIT LOGISTICA (09.-11. February 2011)

More than 50 exhibitors from Egypt will take part in this year’s Fruit Logistica trade fair in Berlin. The Egyptian Pavilion can be found in hall 2.1. A02.
The list of exhibitors and their products can be reached through this link.

Egyptian Exhibitors

Cairo International Fair (11 - 22 March 2010)

Cairo International Fair (CIF) takes place at the Cairo International Fair Ground between 11th and 22nd March 2010.

It is organized by the General Organization for International Exhibitions & Fairs; under the auspices of the Prime Minister of Egypt and the Minister of Trade & Industry. It is a multi sectors Fair and is the largest business-to-business and business to consumer trade event in the Middle East and North Africa, targeting every major manufacturer, wholesaler, and supplier of products and services.

Cairo International Fair (CIF) is the most important trade fair that is held in Egypt in terms of participating countries, number of exhibitors and visitors and volume of trade transaction made during the fair. CIF gives exhibitors the unique opportunity to promote products and services directly to end consumers and traders at the same time.

Cairo International Fair features the following industrial sectors:

Electric - Electronic-Telecommunication
• Electrical Appliances and equipment
• Electronic products
• Computers and parts
• Telecommunication

• Textile, garment
• Fashion items
• Leather and shoes
• Cosmetics and personal care

Construction materials
• Construction machinery and materials
• Finishing materials

Furnishings- Handicrafts & Art Articles
• Wooden interior products
• Gifts and decoration items
• Handicrafts, Art articles
• House wares
• Toys, Stationary

Machinery and Equipment
• Automobiles, motorbikes & fuels
• Transportation means & equipments
• Industrial and agricultural machinery, equipment

Agricultural products and Food processing:
• Foodstuff & Beverage
• Seafood
• Seasoning
• Instant food
• Nutritious food

• Finance, Banking, Insurance
• Transportation, Airlines, Tourism
• Advertising, trade promotion

For more information and application form kindly check the website of CIF

New Egyptian fertiliser complex by Uhde

Egyptian Agrium Nitrogin Products Co. has commissioned Uhde, a company of ThyssenKrupp, to build a turnkey fertilizer complex in Damietta. Agrium is investing $1.2 billion in the new complex, which will comprise 1,200 tonne-per-day ammonia plants and two urea plants with respective production capacities of 1,925 tpd. It is Uhde's fifth contract in three years for a fertilizer complex in Egypt.

Egyptian-German factory for oil& gas pumps in Suez

An Egyptian-German factory for the production of oil and gas pumps in Suez is supposed to start operation in September 2007. It will be the region's first factory of its kind. Investments in the project come from the Egyptian oil sector by 33% for EGP 150 million and the remaining part from the German Ruhrpumpen GmbH. The total productive capacity of the factory after the completion of its three stages is put at 400 pumps annually to meet local and exporting needs. The factory will also be assigned the task of maintaining all pumps in Egypt, as well as providing spare parts for pumps.

Business Matchmaking

Perfect Stitch, located in Alexandria, specializes in quality embroidery and stitching and is willing to expand their capacity to acquire additional customers.
For further information please contact Salma Zahran; Tel./Fax: +203-4258177.

A Ready Made Garments Factory, located in the free zone in Alexandria, built on an area of 6000 sqm devided into 3 buildings, each 2000 sqm is available for selling or subcontracting. In addition to the sewing lines the factory has an embroidery machine and a laundry / washing facility. Currently it is fully operational and exports to the US and European countries.
For further information please call: +20102134176.

Metro to enter Egypt with 10 Cash & Carry stores

Frans Muller, CEO of Metro Cash & Carry International, the internationally leading self-service wholesaler announced during the World Economic Forum at Sharm El Sheikh its market entry into the Arab Republic of Egypt. Metro aims to open around 10 wholesale outlets in Egypt, an investment of up to 150 million Euros. It plans to open its first Cash & Carry wholesale store in Cairo by late 2009.

Egypt's long term objectives in the field of Renewable Energy

1-Meeting 20% of electricity demand from renewables by year 2020.

2-It is anticipated to have an installed capacity of around 12650 MW wind farms by the year 2020/2021.

3-Enhancing the local industrial capabilities through technology transfer.

4-Creating new job opportunities.

5-Protecting the environment along with GHG emissions abatement through CDM/CERs and green certificates.

6-Exporting clean energy generated from RE to Europe via regional interconnection link.