In a move aimed at increasing Egyptian-Russian cooperation and a clear message from Moscow showing its desire to strengthen economic partnership with Cairo – particularly after the main exchanged visits between the two countries over the past two years in the wake of the 30 June Revolution in 2013- the Egyptian-Russian Business Council announced it will organise the first exhibition of Egyptian products in Russia since 1992 from 7-12 February, 2016. Within a framework of promoting Egyptian industries and increase the country’s exports.
Dr Ramadan Taman, member of the Egyptian-Russian Business Council, stated that the Russian Federal Customs Service Director claimed that “obstacles facing Egyptian exports to Russia are to be removed, particularly those related to lifting of pricing value of some Egyptian goods, compared to other countries’ goods.”
Taman added that Russia reiterated support to Egyptian exports through establishing the first exhibition of Egyptian products in Russia, as the first Russian show of interest in Egyptian products, it would help Egypt’s market as Russian specialists will attend this exhibition to evaluate then promote qualified goods.
Commenting on the event, Osama el Shandawili, Head of the Egyptian Society for Industrial Development Management and Entrepreneurship (under construction), said that the Assembly is involved in promoting the exhibition, within the framework of the Society’s plan to promote the “Made in Egypt” slogan around the world. The exhibition is a great opportunity for big companies and factories that find obstacles in promoting their products in global markets due to recession, he said, pointing out that the crisis was provoked by the dollar’s scarcity.
He called on Egyptian institutions and economic entities to contribute to the success of the event through participation in displaying Egyptian products in Russia.