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20/04/2017 - 18:11hs

Brazilian companies on business mission to North Africa

Delegation headed by the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) is in Morocco, and later it will go to Egypt and Algeria.

São Paulo – The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) is leading this week a business mission to North African countries. Until this Thursday (20), the delegation was at the International Agricultural Exhibition in Morocco (Siam, in the French acronym), in the city of Meknes, where some Brazilian companies exhibited their products in a stand organized by Brazil’s embassy in the Arab nation. The trip has the support of the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce.

According to the Arab Chamber’s International Business executive Fernanda Baltazar, who’s with the mission, the trade show featured companies from sectors such as meat, agricultural machinery, animal feeding and food industry inputs. She added that business entrepreneurs had a positive assessment of the Moroccan market.

The fair began on Tuesday (18) and runs until Sunday (23), but the delegation led by Apex-Brasil will then go to Egypt, where it will be until Friday (21).

The mission includes 13 companies from different sectors. In Egypt, in addition to a seminar and business matchmaking sessions with local business owners, part of the group will visit the Food Africa industry fair, which will be held from Saturday (22) to Monday (24) in Cairo.

Later on, the delegation will go to Algeria, which will host a seminar, business matchmaking sessions and technical visits. The mission ends on April 26.

*Translated by Sérgio Kakitani

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