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28/02/2018 - 07:00hs

Arab Chamber to organize mission to North Africa

Business delegation will visit Mauritania, Egypt, Tunisia and Jordan from April 10 to 25. The idea is to take up to 20 Brazilian companies, especially from the food and beverages, agribusiness, footwear and cosmetics sectors.

São Paulo – The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce will organize, from April 10 to 25, a trade mission to North Africa and Jordan. The plan is to take from 15 to 20 Brazilian companies, especially from the food and beverages, agribusiness, footwear and cosmetics sectors. The mission will visit Tunisia, Mauritania, Egypt and Jordan.

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Camel-mounted tour guides at the pyramids of Giza, Egypt

The first stop will be in Jordan, in the Middle East, from April 10 to 12, then comes Egypt, from April 15 to 17, Tunisia, from April 18 to 20, and Mauritania, from April 23 to 25. In each of the countries, seminars will be held focusing on the sectors and products of the companies taking part. The events will take place at the local chambers of commerce, with the aim at information exchange and contacts.

The mission will also organize business matchmaking between Brazilian exporters and importers of each of the countries, plus technical visits according to the profile and interests of each company in the mission.

On the second or third day of each stop, a customized schedule of meetings with local companies will be set up for each Brazilian company of the mission.

To be in the mission, the interested companies must fill the registration form at http://bit.ly/2F7IsOU. After the registration, the Arab Chamber’s Market Intelligence department will contact the company to analyze feasibility of the products in the four countries included in the mission.

The companies can travel to one or more countries, according to their interests. They are not required to travel to all four destinations. For further information, contact the Arab Chamber’s Sales Department at 55 11 3145-3200.


In 2017, Egypt bought near USD 2.5 billion worth of Brazilian products, such as sugar, beef, poultry, maize and iron ore, and remains as one of the largest destination markets among the Arab markets. Mauritania imported USD 102 million worth of sugar, wheat, poultry, electric devices and machinery in the same period.

Tunisia imported sugar, soy, vegetable oils, soy oil, coffee and maize, among other products, spending USD 287 million; and Jordan imported USD 224 million worth of products from Brazil, especially poultry, beef, coffee, cattle, maize and tobacco.

*Translated by Sérgio Kakitani

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