U.S. Trade Delegation Explores Business and Investment Opportunities in Agricultural and Energy Sectors

Cairo – A trade delegation from the state of North Dakota is visiting Cairo for the first time for two days of meetings with prospective business partners and government officials.  The delegation will explore possible expansion of U.S. trade and investment opportunities with Egypt in certain fields.

Two American agricultural companies, Healthy Oilseeds and JM Grain, are participating in the trade mission, which is led by the Commissioner of the North Dakota Department of Agriculture, Doug Goehring, and the Executive Director of the North Dakota Trade Office, Dean Gorder.

Mr. Goehring noted: “Egypt has tremendous business potential, and we are visiting Cairo to look into opportunities both for trade and potential future investments here.”

The North Dakota delegation, along with representatives from the Embassy’s Foreign Agricultural Service, is meeting with Egyptian companies in the agricultural sector to explore business opportunities.  They are also meeting with officials in the ministries of Agriculture, Electricity and Energy, Industry and Trade, and Petroleum to discuss Egyptian and U.S. collaboration and investment in Egypt’s agriculture and energy sectors.