Cairo-The PMU of Robbiki Relocation Project has turned its attention to Simac Tanning Tech, the top-level international event for technology in the footwear, leather goods and tanning industries, and participated in the Egyptian Delegation organized by the Italian Trade Agency in Simac Tanning 2018’s Edition.
18,000 sqm, 300 exhibitors, 20 foreign delegations and over 160 operators. These are some of the numbers that spelled out the importance of this event – a showcase of excellence for the many national and international exhibitors in attendance. This is an industry where Italian firms are undisputed world leaders who have the ability to shape future trends.
Concurrently with Simac Tanning Tech, from 20 to 22 February, the 94th edition of Lineapelle was held at Fiera Milano: this is the leading exhibition worldwide for leathers, accessories, alternative components and materials for clients in the fashion and luxury industry, furnishings and automotive sectors. A vast and diverse industrial sector, encompassing over 50,000 businesses that create a total annual turnover in excess of 150 billion dollars.
The feedback of the Italian exhibitors during the meetings held at their pavilions at the Simac Tanning Tech and Lineapelle 2018 compared to their business with the Egyptian operators was very positive and satisfying. This has been confirmed by the local sourced data of the Italy/Egypt exchange of leather tanning machines, relative to the first ten months of 2017. Italy has maintained its primary position as a supplier of technology to Egypt for a value of 3.733 Mln of US $, with a market share equal to 77,8% of the total Egyptian imports 4.8 Mln US$ achieving a growth of 877% compared to US $ 382 thousand in the same period of 2016.