Hatem Saleh - Minister of Egyptian Foreign Trade & Industry States:
Monday, September 17, 2012
Eight agreements to be signed between Egypt and China for increasing the Egyptian - Chinese trade in the Egyptian market to hit more than the current 7.5 billion USD.
Egyptian president's visit, on which will be accompanied by seven ministers and 70 businessmen, will open a new page with China, the world’s second largest economy, stressing that the tour will bolster the two countries’ deep relations.
The Egyptian President will hold talks with Chinese officials on boosting bilateral co-operation at the infrastructure market, cement, educational and scientific levels, the official Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported.
Chinese Ambassador to Cairo Song Aiguo said that Egyptian exports to China have increased by 65 per cent since last year.