Maha Saleh، executive director of the Export Council for Engineering Industries، said the council will organize a trade mission to Cote d'Ivoire next month as part of the ministry's strategy to expand in the African market.
"The mission includes about 18 companies from the sectors of the electrical industry، the components of cars، and the formation of metals،" she said in remarks to the Middle East News Agency MENA.
Maha pointed out that the Council aims at increasing exports to 3 billion dollars by the end of this year، noting that the exports of the sector began to improve since the end of last year.
It is worthy to note that the exports of engineering industries during the first four months of the year increased by 7.7%.
It recorded 797 million dollars compared to 740 million dollars during the same period of 2017.