Saed Al Awadi, CEO of Dubai Exports
Dubai Exports, an agency of the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED), Government of Dubai, is progressing in further increasing its exports and trade relations with various organisations and institutions in South America particularly in the countries of Argentina,Brazil and Chile.
After successfully launching a trade mission to South America in 2010, Dubai Exports has organised a bigger trade mission to these countries this year. Happening from 11 to 20 June and with more than 15 companies from Dubai and the UAE participating, the trade mission aims to open new markets in South America for local companies in the country.
“Our highly successful government mission to Argentina,Brazil and Chile last year gave us the privilege of meeting and discussing various aspects of closer economic cooperation with South America’s leaders. The mission in 2010 has opened several doors of investment and trade on both sides with several of our governmental and semi-governmental mission partners, now working closely with the South American governments on projects of mutual interest,” said Engineer Saed Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Exports.
“We at Dubai Exports continue to create an environment that will create export opportunities for our local companies and this South American mission will further foster our strong trade relations and will open up new and potential sectors for our economies,” Al Awadi added.
Among the activities the UAE delegates will undertake include high level meetings with the Brazilian and Argentinean Arab Chambers of Commerce, PROCHILE, among other local and federal government entities in the threecountries, to provide the participants with on-the-ground technical and regulatory information on the intricacies of bilateral trade with South America. There will also be company and market visits, as well as meetings and B2B programmes with South American companies.
Dubai Exportshas obtained the participation of Dubai-based companies in various services and goods sectors such as Infrastructure and Engineering Design, Business Consultants, Hospitality Goods & Services, Packaging, Iron & Steel, Food & Beverage.
Among the companies included in the mission are Global Strategic Alliances General trading LLC, Al Ghurair Iron & Steel LLC, AST Group of Companies, Cramer Salamian (Abdulla Al-Ali & Associates), KimohaEntrepreneurs Ltd, Emirates Airlines, Shelfco Metal Industries, Taghleef Industries,United Investment Bank Limited, Yusr Islamic Investment Bank, RACH Charity Foundation, Polyurea Industries Corporation, and Zahrat Al Hayat Trading.