Brazil will have a booth at the Food Africa fair, which will be held in December in Egypt. The fair has already received more than 13,000 visitors in previous editions and is one of the largest events specializing in food and agribusiness on the African continent. The initiative to represent Brazil at the event is a partnership between the country’s embassy in Cairo and the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (CCAB).
Egypt is an important trading partner of Brazil, and also has a free trade agreement with Mercosur. “In 2018, the Chamber visited the show and we realized how important it is to Egypt, which is the third-largest importer of Brazilian products, especially food. In addition, we also consider the fair to be a gateway for products across Africa, ”said the Secretary-General of the Arab Brazilian Chamber, Tamer Mansour, adding that the initiative values the partnership between the entity and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the embassy.
In 2018, imports from the African Arab food and beverage market totaled $ 34.55 billion, according to CCAB’s Market Intelligence Department. Brazilian sector exports to North Africa totaled US$ 3.08 billion in 2018. There has been a 500% growth in the last ten years. Egypt, Algeria, and Morocco buy 85% of the total.
Registration for member companies interested in exhibiting is open. Companies will be entitled to individual space, translation, support from the House staff, promotional material at the fair, among other benefits.
Food Africa 2019 will be held in Cairo from December 9-11.
More information at http://www.foodafrica-expo.com. Brazilian companies wishing to participate can contact the Arab Brazilian Chamber through the email firstname.lastname@example.org.