Dubai chamber highlights opportunities for Eurasian food exporters
Delegates and speakers included Ketevan Bochorishvili, Georgia's deputy minister of economy and sustainable development; Sergey Levin, Russia's state secretary and deputy minister of agriculture; and Igor Brylo, Belarus' deputy minister of agriculture. Additionally, heads of various investment agencies took part in the meetings along with senior Dubai chamber officials, Dubai municipal representatives and the Emirates' business community.
Speakers delivered presentations on opportunities available for food producers and exporters in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. Atiq Juma Nasib, Dubai chamber’s senior vice president for commercial services, delivered the opening address for the briefings.
“Eurasia possesses enormous agribusiness potential to contribute to the UAE’s food security,” Nasib said in his address. “The region includes many markets that yield high quality produce, and there is plenty of scope to expand trade with this part of the world.”