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Economic Relations

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In recent years, Egypt has been working towards boosting economic relations with Mauritania, along with the other African countries.

Egyptian contractors' companies are moreover working in Mauritania in the field of paving roads.

Mauritania gets support from the Egyptian fund for technical cooperation with Africa in the form of training courses in agriculture, medicine, media, police, judiciary, and the diplomatic institute.

The volume of trade exchange during the period from January to June 2009: Egyptian exports to Mauritania reached about 9 million, and 404 thousand Egyptian pounds, while the Egyptian imports from Mauritania reached 4 million 636 thousand Egyptian pounds.

The most important exports and imports between both countries:

The most important Egyptian exports are cement, dairy products, beverages and juices, drugs, home appliances, Ceramics, paper and stationery, glass and paints

The most important Egyptian imports are sardines, frozen sardines, and fish products with a total of 1165 tons

The General Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce and the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Mauritania recently signed a cooperation agreement which represents a legal framework to open the prospects of joint investment and boosting trade exchange, and pave the way for the establishment of a joint council of Egyptian businessmen and Mauritanians.

Contractual Framework

• Trade Agreement 07/04/1964
• A cultural cooperation agreement 02/02/1967
• Convention on the establishment of a joint high committee for the development of relations between Egypt and Mauritania, 8/29/1966
• Cooperation Protocol between the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Arab Republic of Egypt and the Ministry of Rural Development and Environment, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, 9/12/2001
• Protocol on cooperation in the field of maritime fishing between the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (General Authority for Fish Wealth) Arab Republic of Egypt and the Ministry of Fishing and Maritime Economy, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, 1/30/2003
• Memorandum of understanding for cooperation between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs 12/11/2006
• Memorandum of understanding in the field of tourism 12/11/2006
• Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of administrative development 12/11/2006
• Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation between the Middle East News Agency and the Mauritanian News Agency 12/11/2006
• Executive Program for the years 2006/2009 to an agreement of cultural cooperation and technical and vocational training site in 02/02/1964 11/12/2006
• Agreement on the economic and technical cooperation 12/11/2006
• Cooperation Agreement between the General Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce and the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Mauritania 07/11/2009


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