23 February 2013

Egypt, Ukraine Discuss Means of Promoting Joint Cooperation in High-Tech Industries

Egypt's Trade Minister Hatem Saleh held bilateral talks with Ukrainian Ambassador to Egypt Yevgeny Kirilenko. The meeting took up means of increasing joint trade and investments in the next stage.

In a press statement by the Trade Ministry on Saturday 23/2/2013, Saleh said that the talks tackled the importance of boosting trade ties between the two countries and activating the joint Egyptian-Ukrainian Committee for Economic and Scientific Cooperation.

There are big opportunities for cooperation in several domains especially in high-tech industries through establishing cooperating between the Egyptian private sector companies and Ukrainian businessmen, Saleh said.

The minister reviewed the necessity of establishing a mechanism that guarantees the continuation of exporting Ukrainian wheat to Egypt as one of the strategic commodities that Egypt imports.

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