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Rosselkhoznadzor to Take Part in Meeting of Joint Russian-Egyptian Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation

On October 7-9 the events within the 12th meeting of the Joint Russian-Egyptian Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation chaired by Minister of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov and Minister of Trade and Industry of Egypt Amr Nassar were held in Cairo (Arab Republic of Egypt).

In the course of expert consultations preceding the meeting of the Ministers the parties reviewed in detail bilateral economic and trade relations which became sustainable and continue to progress in many key economic areas of two countries. A particular attention was given to preparation of the concluding part of the free trade agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and Egypt, and implementation of the project for creation of the Russian industrial area in Egypt, which will serve the basis for access to other countries’ markets in the region.

At the meeting the Rosselkhoznadzor was represented by Advisor to the Head Vasiliy Lavrovskiy, Deputy Head of the Plant Quarantine Department Anastasiya Bindukova and FGBI «Center for Grain Quality Assessment» officials. From the Egyptian party, security management issues over mutual supplies of plant and animal products were discussed by Head of Foreign Agricultural Relations of the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation of Egypt Saad Moussa, Specialist of Central Administration on animal quarantine Rasha Tawfik, Specialist of Central Administration of Plant Quarantine Islam Farahat Abdelaziz and Deputy Head of Agricultural Research Centre under Scientific-Research Agro-Engineering Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture of Egypt Youssef Sharabi.

The participants of the negotiations agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture in order to create favorable conditions for mutual access of agricultural products to the Russian and Egyptian markets, as well as turnover increase and diversification.

For this purpose the parties will enhance interaction in the field of experience exchange and practical use of electronic phytosanitary certificates, improve mutual notification of detected cases of quarantine objects in regulated consignments.

Oct 15, 2019

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