It provides 40 thousand jobs, including 500 engineers, according to CEPEX
This mission, which has both a diplomatic and economic dimension, will help explore opportunities available to Tunisian and African companies and possibilities to contribute to investment and development projects launched in these countries," noted CEPEX
The mission will also participate in Tunisia's Day organised by CEPEX
, on the sidelines of the International Tourism and Travel Show, October 25-28 in Montreal.
D-G underlined the will of Tunisian businessmen participating in these partnership days to prospect opportunities of partnership relations with their counterparts of Senegal, a country called to achieve an important economic growth, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast for 2012.
The agreement was signed by the Chairman and Managing Director of CEPEX
and the ambassador of Hungary in Tunis.
However for this edition, organisers: CEPEX
, the National Textile Federation (FENATEX) and the Textile Technical Centre (CETTEX), have targeted new markets including those of the Netherlands, Cyprus and Russia.
The minister specified that a commission gathering all concerned parties ( ITCs' unions, national export federation, CEPEX
, UTAP, UTICA, etc.
Trade between Tunisia and the US is still limited, compared with other markets such as the European Union's, Head of Fairs Department in CEPEX
Anis Basti told TAP.
Among Tunisia's presence in African events, its participation in April 2009 in the second edition of the services fair held in Bamako which was organized by CEPEX
and Tunisia's embassy in Bamako.
UTICA, The Tunisian Union of Industry, Commerce and Handicrafts and CEPEX
, the Tunisian centre for the Promotion of Exports, agreed on an annual appointment with their African counterparts to promote trade and investment opportunities in Africa.
The delegation members attended on Thursday a Tunisian-Ivorian partnership meeting in the health sector, held by CEPEX
(Exports Promotion Centre) to discuss opportunities of co-operation and investments in the Ivory Coast.
Representatives from four different Tunisian business organizations, including CEPEX
(Tunisian Export Promotion Centre), UTICA (Union of Industry, Commerce & Handicrafts), FIPA (Investment Promotion Agency), and UTAP (Tunisian Agriculture and Fisheries Union) will be contributing with information about the Tunisian market and will be available for further contact.