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Chairman of GOEIC participates in the launch of the sixth session of the international exhibition Destination Africa in the presence of His Excellency the Minister of Business Sector

Publish Date 19/11/2022 08:35 PM
Last Update 20/11/2022 09:25 AM
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Eng. Mahmoud Esmat, Minister of Public Business, opened the sixth session of the international exhibition "Destination Africa ", which lasts until tomorrow.

The exhibition is organized annually by the Export Council for Yarn, Textiles and Home Furnishings, the Export Council for Ready-to-Wear, the Egyptian Exporters' Association and in coordination and cooperation with the Egyptian General Organization for International Exhibitions and Conferences.

Destination Africa is the only exhibition in Egypt specializing in bilateral business meetings for export and brings together more than 150 major companies and international brands importing the products of the sector and more than 60 exhibitors from Egypt's largest exporters of textile sectors.

The exhibition aims to emphasize Egypt's pivotal position and being the main center of the African continent to supply all the sector's products of fiber, yarn, fabrics, ready-to-wear clothes, home furnishings and accessories. This strategic industry in Egypt is characterized by a long history and a strong reputation based on the sole Egyptian cotton of high quality over the past years.

Egypt's exports of spinning, textiles and home furnishings achieved a 10% growth rate from January to September 2022 with a total of 1.229 billion dollars.

The spinning and textile sector grew by 24% by 817 million dollars and household furniture exports reached 412 million dollars during the same period.

Destination Africa is also the only exhibition in Egypt specializing in bilateral business meetings for export and brings together more than 150 major companies and international brands importing products in the sector and more than 60 exhibitors from Egypt's largest exporters of textile sectors.

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