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Egyptian- Brazilian relations

Political Relations

Bilateral Egyptian- Brazilian relations are excellent and both countries coordinate closely on many important global issues such as disarmament, non proliferation, achieving the millennium development goals, international trade, environment and climate change, as well as many political issues of mutual interest. This excellent cooperation between both countries is reflected in many aspects, including exchange of support for the candidates of both countries in the international organizations, membership of important regional and international organizations and mechanisms, as well as in multilateral fora and conventions.

Mutual Visits

• Visit of Minister of Trade and Industry of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Brazil from 11th to 14th of August, 2008.

• Visit of Minister of Finance of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Brazil on the 14th of November, 2008.

• Visit of Minister of Petroleum to Brazil from 19th to 22nd of November, 2008

• Visit of Minister for Family and Population to Brazil from 25th to 29th of November, 2008.

• Visit of Minister of External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil to Egypt on January, 2009.

• Visit of Minister of Culture of the Arab Republic of Egypt, to Brazil from 20th to 21st of May, 2009.

• Visit of Minister of External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil to Egypt on March, 2009.

• Visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Brazil from 29th to 30th of July, 2009.

• Visit of Minister of External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil to Egypt on December, 2009

Economic Relations

The volume of Trade between both countries reached around 1.5 billion dollars during 2009, with Brazil exporting the amount of 1.4 billion dollars and importing from Egypt the amount of 87 million dollars, and compared to the amount of trade over 650 million dollars in 2004.

Contractual Framework

Cooperation Agreements signed between both countries

 

• Cultural Agreement signed on 17/05/1960
• Trade Agreement signed on 31/01/1973
• Scientific and Technical Agreement signed on 31/01/1973
• Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the field of Energy signed on 29/04/1986
• Memorandum of Understanding in the field of Science and Technology signed on 09/11/1991
• Cooperation Agreement between the Egyptian Business Association and the Brazilian Trade Chamber signed on 09/11/1991
• Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the field of Tourism signed on 14/11/1996
• Cooperation Agreement between Cairo University and Brasilia University signed on 31/07/1999
• Agreement on Establishment of Political Consultation Mechanism between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs in both countries signed on 09/12/2003.
• Agreement on Visa Exemption for the Holders of Diplomatic Passports signed on 09/12/2003
• Agreement on Establishment of Businessmen Council signed on 09/12/2003
• Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the field of Culture signed on 12/08/2008
• Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the field of Diplomatic Studies, 29/07/2009
• Memorandum of Understanding for Trilateral Cooperation in Africa signed on 29/07/2009
• Memorandum of Understanding on Establishing Strategic Dialog Mechanism signed on 27/12/2009
• Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the field of Sports signed on 27/12/2009.
Date of publication:Monday, 5 January 2015