80 Egyptian sign contract worth $16 mln at Baghdad International Fair

Egypt has participated in the  44th session of the Baghdad International Fair, represented by 80 firms who have succeeded in signing deals and initial contracts worth  $16 million, The Minister of Industry and Trade , Tarek Qabil said.

 Qabil asserted that the ministry provides all support for Egyptian firms to participate in international fairs so as to open new markets for Egyptian exports in different foreign markets.

 About the Egyptian pavilion in Baghdad International Fair, the minister noted that it is the second largest pavilion in the fair for a foreign or Arab country  since its space is estimated at around n 1500 square metres adding  that it has achieved unprecedented turnout of traders.

The  contracts have been signed in the fields of  leather products, , garments,  handicrafts, food products, furniture and household appliances.

 The participation of Egyptian business society in Baghdad International Fair emphasises on enhancing and deepening Iraqi-Egyptian ties in all sides and fields, Qabil added.

Head of Egyptian Commercial Service Office (ECS), Ahmed Antar  said that those remarkable results are due to the great efforts exerted by commercial service offices to support the participation of Egyptian firms in different exhibitions and fairs.