On September 12, 2023, visitors at the International Agricultural Exhibition for Africa and the Middle East in Cairo, Egypt, stop by a booth in the Chinese pavilion. The Chinese pavilion has drawn the interest of interested Egyptian tourists eager to investigate the most recent Chinese agricultural innovations among the busy aisles of Egypt’s annual agriculture expo.(Ahmed Gomaa/Xinhua)
Xinhua, September 12, CAIRO — The Chinese pavilion has drawn the interest of interested Egyptian tourists eager to investigate the most recent Chinese agricultural innovations among the busy aisles of Egypt’s annual agriculture expo.
Hussien Fathy, the owner of a firm that creates chemical fertilizers in Egypt’s Ismailia Governorate, said Xinhua, “I have made a deal with a Chinese company from Guangzhou to import raw materials for my facility.
“China is very experienced in this area, and we greatly benefit from their knowledge, enabling us to offer high-quality products to Egyptian farmers,” continued Fathy.
He said that working with Chinese businesses is nothing new for him. He has collaborated with various Chinese businesses over the last ten years to produce agricultural fertilizers and insecticides. He added that Chinese businesses exhibiting their goods and doing business transactions in Egypt are very beneficial to his company.
He grinned and continued, “The show helps me save both time and money. I do not have to fly to China to finalize deals with enterprises there to acquire raw materials or gain production technology.
The International Agricultural Exhibition for Africa and the Middle East, better known as Sahara Expo, wrapped up its 35th iteration on Tuesday in Cairo, the capital of Egypt. This occasion is an essential venue for promoting agriculture, animal husbandry, and aquaculture in the middle-east and North Africa.
With the participation of 200 foreign exhibitors, including more than 40 Chinese companies, the exhibition covers fields such as seeds and nurseries, greenhouses, water management, post-harvest services, agricultural sustainable agriculture, agricultural machinery, fertilizers and pesticides.
For participating companies, the exhibition is a platform to pursue new business opportunities in the growing agricultural sector in Egypt, the region’s most productive agricultural producer. North Africa for grains, vegetables, fruits and oilseeds.
Zhao Xinquan, international business manager of LUGUAN Plastic, a Chinese company, said: “Egypt has a good market and this exhibition is often visited by many businessmen from neighboring countries… it is an opportunity for us to meet new potential customers.” . specializes in manufacturing high-quality agricultural films.
He emphasized that Egypt has a promising agricultural sector and that this market is growing steadily and rapidly.
“Tomorrow we will have some meetings with potential customers from Egypt, Jordan and Yemen… we will probably sign agreements soon,” he said.
In the same booth, Ma Jie, sales manager of China’s Jiangxi New Reyphon Biochemical Co., Ltd., was busy with an Egyptian customer who wanted to know more about the company’s products.
“Our company is engaged in the development, production and sales of biochemical products, as well as the production and sales of pesticides, fertilizers and food additives,” Ma told Xinhua. She revealed that her company has exported its products to many Egyptian partners, adding that the company plans to expand into the Egyptian market.
He added: “We participated in Sahara Expo and we always found new partners during the exhibition… we signed two new agreements with Egyptian companies during the exhibition exhibition this time”.
People learn about agricultural machines at the Chinese pavilion during the International Agricultural Exhibition for Africa and the Middle East in Cairo, Egypt, Sept. 12, 2023. Amidst the bustling aisles of Egypt’s annual agriculture expo, the Chinese pavilion has attracted the attention of curious Egyptian visitors who are keen to explore the latest agricultural technologies from China. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)