250 Major Agricultural Companies Support Egyptian Market
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Mona Mehrez inaugurated the Pavilion of Evergrow Company For Speciality Fertilizers at Egypt International Exhibition Center in the 5th Settlement, New Cairo, at Hall 1.
This comes in the light of the opening of the 32nd edition of the Sahara International Agricultural Exhibition for Africa and the Middle East, held from September 9 to 12, in the presence of Major General Gamal Al Kheshen, Vice Chairman of Evergrow, a number of businessmen, agricultural experts and companies.
Al Kheshen said that the participation of Evergrow Fertilizers Company this year at the exhibition is different, as it offers everything new in agriculture, “especially after our production reached one million tons of Speciality fertilizers and chemicals annually with investments of 8 billion pounds.”
“We also aim to open factories during the first half of 2020, including a DCP factory with a production capacity of 110 thousand tons per year, and a new factory for calcium chloride to bring a total production of 150 thousand tons per year,” Al Kheshen revealed.
He added, “We are currently exporting to more than 70 countries, and we are working on increasing the rate of the company exports to 100 countries around the world, after reaching several countries, including Japan, America, Italy and Greece.”
“Also among the Arab countries are Morocco and Algeria, this will help in supporting the Egyptian market, in addition to providing technical support to the Egyptian farmer at the highest possible level through an integrated research team,” Al Kheshen said.
He noted that Sahara is the largest agricultural exhibition in the Middle East with the participation of more than 250 exhibitors from 36 countries representing more than 600 brands, including China, Russia, Italy, India, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Greece, Cyprus , Thailand, and Spain, while more than 20,000 visitors are expected to attend.
The exhibition includes all sectors related to agriculture within its sections. It also includes two new sectors for the first time, the first is the water resources sector, in which Egypt is one of the leading countries in the field of exporting locally produced fish, ranking fifth globally through the volume of fish exports. The second is the animal wealth sector, dairy industry, agricultural materials and applications sector, agricultural infrastructure sector, post-harvest business sector, agro-industry sector, sustainable agriculture sector, and finally agricultural machinery and equipment sector.
Contributed By: Basant Ahmed