Seminar on China-Egypt Economic and Trade Cooperation to promote Exchange and Cooperation among Enterprises
Xinhua News Agency, Cairo, 6 Nov (Reporter Li Binian) A seminar on China-Egypt economic and trade cooperation sponsored by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade was held in Cairo, Egypt, on 6 November. The purpose of the meeting is to introduce Egypt's economic and trade environment to Chinese entrepreneurs and to provide a platform for exchanges and cooperation between enterprises of the two countries.
Representatives from the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the Egyptian Federation of Chambers of Commerce, the Alexandria bonded Port of Egypt and enterprises from the two countries attended the seminar.
In his speech, Zhang Shenfeng, vice president of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), said that CCPIT is willing to further strengthen cooperation with the Egyptian government, business associations and enterprises to provide support and assistance in the exchange and recommendation of project information, the improvement of the business environment, and risk prevention. To create more opportunities for mutually beneficial cooperation between enterprises of the two countries.
Mohamed Etrebi, chairman of the Bank of Egypt, said that the political and economic relations between Egypt and China have continued to develop in recent years, and the two sides have signed a number of major project agreements. China has become the second largest economy in the world and has accumulated a wealth of development experience, and Egypt is willing to learn from China.
Han Bing, Minister Commercial Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Egypt, said: under the framework of "Belt and Road Initiative," China and Egypt have actively carried out strategic docking and vigorous economic and trade cooperation. In order to promote the balanced and healthy development of bilateral trade, China has actively opened up its market to Egyptian agricultural products. Following the fresh orange, Egyptian grapes, beets, soybean meal and fresh dates have successively obtained permission to export to China, and the scale of Egyptian agricultural products exported to China is expected to continue to expand.