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Egypt Trade & Export Finance Conference 2017

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Exploring viable next steps for Egyptian corporates following the country’s return to stability in recent times, GTR’s Egypt Trade & Export Finance Conference returned to Cairo on November 7, 2017.

Key infrastructural developments, financing solutions, credit, security and political risk, and regional trade with markets such as Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East all featured on the agenda, providing delegates with a wide ranging overview of the opportunities available in this exciting market.

Speakers included Ministry of Investment Egypt, General Motors, EBRD, Philip Morris International, International Finance Corporation, ED&F Man, Cofco Agri and many more.


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  • Sherif Oteifa, Advisor to the Minister for Mega Projects, Ministry of Investment, Egypt
  • David Abbott, Finance Director, Philip Morris International
  • Ian Albert, Regional Director, Middle East, Colliers International
  • Tod Burwell, President & Chief Executive Officer, Bankers Association for Finance & Trade (BAFT)
  • Mohamed El Sayed, Head of Financial Institutions, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB)
  • Alaa Gouda, General Manager & Member of The Board of Directors, Export Credit Guarantee Company of Egypt (ECGE)
  • Janet Heckman, Managing Director, Southern & Eastern Mediterranean, EBRD Bank
  • Ayman Helmy, Managing Director Egypt, Cofco Agri
  • Sherif Medhat, Commercial Manager, ED&F Man
  • Sherif Mezar, Export Manager, SEKEM
  • Khaled Mohab, Head of Treasury & Capital Planning, Egypt & North Africa, General Motors
  • Mohamed Reda, Chief Executive Officer, SOLID Capital & Board Member, Egyptian Capital Market Association
  • Qamar Saleem, Global Technical Lead, SME Banking Practice, Financial Institutions Group, IFC
  • Bhuwan Saurav, Vice-President & Country Head, Egypt, Olam International
  • Thierry Senechal, Chief Executive Officer, Finance for Impact

A list of registered companies will be released in late-October, 2017.

Address: JW Marriott , Cairo

Telephone/Fax: +20 2 24115588


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