Egypt, Croatia trade exchange record €150mln in 2017

The trade exchange between Egypt and Croatia has registered €150 million during last year, with the balance in favour of Croatia, the Minister  of Trade and Industry Tareq Qabil said.

Qabil met Saturday with Croatia’s Ambassador to Egypt Tomislav Bošnjak to discuss means of boosting economic cooperation.

The meeting also tackled means by which to increase the volume of trade exchange and joint investments,  Q abil added.

He hailed the “close” relations between Cairo and Zagreb  on both the political and economic levels.

He expressed eagerness for having further cooperation with Croatia, besides benefiting from the country’s know-how. referring that It is important to benefit from Croatian know-how in many fields, Qabil said.

He talked about big chances to enhance economic cooperation between the two countries, which are blessed with distinguished geographic locations in Africa and Europe.

Egypt can also serve as Croatia’s gateway to many Arab and Africa markets, the minister noted .