will host a round table session to complete meetings between the Syrian and Iranian businessmen.
Aleppo, Northern Syria (SANA) -- Export Development and Promotion Agency (EDPA
) on Wednesday held a workshop on the Agency's services and plans provided for exporters to enable them to enter foreign markets.
Director of EDPA
Mohammad al-Rifaii told SANA that the participation aims at introducing Syrian products to the Iraqis, noting that Iraq is the premier partner in terms of Syrian exports as trade exchange between the two countries reaching around USD 2 billion, with expectations to reach USD 3 billion.
was established in 2009 and aims at the development and promotion of exports, improving the quality of the Syrian products, increasing the products' competition ability and encouraging export-oriented investments.
facilitated the participation of several Syrian companies in foreign exhibitions and fairs such as SYRIAMODA Fair held in Beirut, Gulfood Exhibition in the Dubai World Trade Center, International Flower Fair in Baghdad, and WorldFood Moscow 2014.
The students in the program at Bemidji State are engaged with the industry before they even graduate, via field trips, industry speakers, internships, participating in industry events like EXHIBITORLIVE and EDPA
Data released by the Syrian Export Development and Promotion Agency (EDPA
) showed an increase in Syrian imports from Arab countries during the same period to 22 percent, recording a 61.8 increase from 2010.
The exhibition is organized by the Syrian Exporters Federation (SEF), the Syrian Clothing and Textiles Exporters Association, the Export Development and Promotion Agency (EDPA
), and the Damascus and Aleppo Chambers of Industry, showcasing clothing for men, women, children, sportswear, embroideries, and hosiery, among other products and services.
The company, which is "Certified Woman-Owned", is a member of the Amherst Chamber of Commerce and the World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, and the president and founder, Francine Brooks, is a member of the EDPA
& TSEA and sits on the board of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at SUNY and several other advisory boards.