Ahmed Shawki Ayad, head of the Egyptian Commercial and Economic Office in Morocco, revealed that the total Egyptian exports to Morocco recorded 570 million dollars by the end of 2018.
"The Moroccan market is one of the important markets for the chemical and plastic industries," he told Al-Mal newspaper on the sidelines of the International Expo in Casablanca, Morocco, which is being attended by 39 Egyptian companies through a large pavilion organized by Business Place for Exhibitions. Egyptian chemical products to Morocco about 125 million dollars, pointing out that it is expected to increase strongly during the next phase.
He pointed out the importance of benefiting from the trade agreements between Egypt and Morocco such as Agadir Agreement for the development of trade exchange and enhancing economic cooperation between the two countries.
Ahmed Shawky: 400 bilateral meeting of Egyptian companies in the "Plast Expo"
Ayad pointed to the importance of participating in exhibitions as one of the mechanisms of promoting and introducing Egyptian products and their quality and technology used.
He pointed out that the success of the participation of 39 Egyptian companies in the fields of plastic industry at the Plast Expo International, pointing out that the Office succeeded in the preparation and arrangement of about 400 bilateral meetings of the Egyptian companies with importers, dealers and producers of Moroccan (b2b) in order to identify products and conclude and conclude business deals between them, With the Export Council of Chemical Industries, Export Development Authority and Business Place for Exhibitions.
This year, the 15th edition of Plastex Expo brings together companies from 15 countries working in the fields of plastics, rubber, paints and petrochemicals. The exhibition opened on Friday and will run until Friday (25-28 June).
The total area of the Egyptian pavilion this year is 885 meters, with a total of 39 companies.
The Egyptian wing was visited by Sheikh Yusuf Al-Khalawi, Chairman of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, and Hisham Al-Haid, head of the Moroccan Plastics Federation.
The main products and commodities exchanged between Egypt and Morocco
It is noteworthy that the main Egyptian exports to Morocco are food industries used in the manufacture of feed, electrical appliances and equipment, iron and steel, plastics and its products, oils (animal and vegetable), aluminum and its products, paper and paperboard, fruits and dates, glass, chemical products, fertilizers, food industries, building materials, engineering, Medical, spinning and textiles, while Egyptian imports from Morocco are in cars, meat products, preserved fish, food preparations, fuel and mineral oils.
The Kingdom of Morocco is ranked 40th among the worlds investors in Egypt, with an investment of 80 million dollars through 184 companies operating in the fields of cement, chemical, building materials, metalworking, textile and automotive batteries, as well as construction, services, tourism and telecommunications companies.