Philippines, Egypt plan to boost two-way agri trade

Logistics Update Africa

The Philippine Embassy in Cairo and its Agriculture Attaché for Middle East and Africa Nolet M. Fulgencio met with 50 Egyptian officials, exporters and importers of agricultural products, at the St. Regis Hotel in Cairo on 22 August 2023 to discuss the plan to boost two-way trade of agriculture products.

Philippine Ambassador to Egypt Ezzedin H. Tago conveyed his thanks to the participating officials and exporters, and expressed support for initiatives and projects that will boost trade of agriculture products between the Philippines and Egypt.

During the meeting, Fulgencio discussed salient points of the work plan for the importation of Egyptian citrus products into the Philippines. She also introduced Philippine agricultural and aquatic products that have high export potential, such as coconut, pineapple, banana, seaweed and tuna.

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