Egypt Investor Testimonials
"Cargill has been active in Egypt since 1994 and we are committed to the future of the agricultural and food industry in the country. As well as our grains, oilseeds and sugar trading activities in Cairo, Cargill has a majority shareholding in a soybean processing plant - The National Vegetable Oils Company - in Borg Al-Arab, and a majority shareholding in a grain discharge terminal - The National Stevedoring Company - in Dekheila. We are in the construction phase of significant expansion investments to both of these facilities in 2016/17. From our office in Cairo we also serve our food ingredients customers, offering a broad portfolio including cocoa and chocolate, sweeteners, starches, texturizers and oils and fats. Our animal nutrition business also provides feed formulation and feeding programmes to customers in Egypt."
Melvin Menke, General Manager Egypt
Procter & Gamble
"Procter & Gamble has been doing business in Egypt for over 30 years. We see the potential that a 90 million consumer market presents and we partner with Egypt to develop the market even further. In addition, we believe in Egypt as a hub for P&G in the region, where we export 40% of our production and we are ranked as the largest exporter in the non-oil chemicals sector. Our current investments in Egypt are valued at over three billion Egyptian pounds. Since 2011, we have established a new diapers manufacturing plant and a planning service center for the MEA region and we plan to double our investment rate over the coming two years. Consumers are at the heart of everything we do and we continue to offer leading brands that touch and improve the lives of consumers everywhere we operate."
Karim Kamel, Country Manager-Near East
"With nearly 40 years experience, Dow Egypt is proud member of the domestic Egyptian business community, contributing innovative solutions to solve critical regional challenges. Our Cairo-based manufacturing facility and office offer leading chemistry and polyurethane systems utilized across a spectrum of local industries including energy, infrastructure and transportation, agriculture, and water treatment. As we do around the world, Dow not only partners with local companies to improve the performance of their products, we also partner closer with our communities to grow local opportunities. In Egypt, Dow employees support and engage directly with a wide variety of organizations dedicated to providing housing, clean water and improved educational opportunities. Dow sees Egypt as a dynamic local market, a leading gateway to broader markets in Africa and the Middle East, and we remain committed to our partnership for growth in Egypt"
Mohamed Sabry, Dow Egypt Managing Director