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Event Overview

North Africa is on the rise after years of exceptional growth –

It's an exciting time to be a part of the iron & steel industry - with the building of Egypt's new administrative capital fueling a construction boom and demand rising to meet infrastructure for projects across Libya and Algeria, the outlook for North Africa has never been brighter.

Join us in Cairo to meet senior representatives from the companies building and to hear the Government forecasts for the future of North African iron and steel. This is your chance to build crucial relationships with key decision makers in one of the most exciting growth regions in the world.  

Full Arabic translation will be available at the event and a periodically updated agenda is available to view here


Key speakers include:

HE Engr. Amr Nassar -  Minister of Trade & Industry for the Egyptian Government

Engr. Hossam Farid - Advisor to Minister of Trade & Industry for the Egyptian Government

Engr. Hassan El Marakby - CEO and Chairman,  El Marakby Steel

Mr. George Matta – Chief Marketing Officer, Ezz Steel

Engr. Hatim Senhaji -  Deputy CEO, Maghreb Steel

Engr. Naji Abunaama, Technical Director, LISCO

Mr Rafic Daou, Managing Director, Suez Steel

Mr. Sherif Tantawy, VP of Finance, Egyptian Steel


Why attend?

  • Meet steel producers and end users from the regions construction, infrastructure and utilities industries
  • Hear current government officials thinking and opinions on trade, globalization and the best way for businesses thrive.
  • Stay up to date with the latest innovations being developed to handle the current DR pellet shortage
  • Take your share of the increased demand for steel driven by the infrastructure build-out in Egypt.


Topics to be covered:

  • Analysis of government policies and how to make the most of these growing markets.
  • Steel import and export analysis per country.
  • Megaproject overview- demand prospects examined.
  • North Africa’s position on the global stage and its future relationship with the rest of the world


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