Friday, 23 November 2007
By Adel Al-Malki
JEDDAH - The Secretary General of Jeddah Chamber for Commerce and Industry recently launched the first Greek catalog exhibition that aims to introduce the investment opportunities and various industries in Greece. The exhibition will continue for two days, and also aims to strengthen economic relations that are growing day by day between Saudi Arabia and Greece.
Mustafa Sabri, the Secretary General of Jeddah Chamber for Commerce and Industry, pointed out the importance of investments in the Gulf region for the Greek capital, and large presence of Arab capital in Greece, which called for the establishment of this exhibition, which is playing a role in providing information to investors.
Among the exhibition activities were signing a bilateral cooperation agreement between the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Arab Greeks that enhanced opportunities to further discuss joint cooperation and provided valuable services and support to economic figures invested.
Sabri said Catalogs exhibits are the latest means to strengthen economic and commercial cooperation among different countries, especially in light of the difficulties that may prevent the opening of offices or external exhibits.
"The two sides discussed ways to promote trade cooperation covering joint where the companies participating in the exhibition many areas, including communications products and high-tech electronic goods," Sabri said.
The value of trade exchange between the Kingdom and Greece was in 2006 more than $606 million.