Bobruiskagromash to bolster ties with Egypt
MOGILEV, 25 September - Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian Company for Agriculture & Rural Development ECARD Major General Dr. Mostafa Kamel Hadhoud visited Bobruiskagromash on 25 September. The Egyptian guest got acquainted with the production capacity of the Belarusian company, examined samples of agricultural machinery. Negotiations were held with the Director General Alexander Yeremeyev. The parties discussed the current status of cooperation between the Bobruisk-based company and Egyptian partners. Following the talks, the parties signed a protocol outlining the main areas of the joint work to promote Bobruiskagromash equipment on the Egyptian market. For example, the Belarusian and Egyptian companies agreed on regular participation in exhibitions in Egypt. They will also explore the conclusion of a dealer agreement and the possibility to advance the Bobruiskagromash equipment assembled by Helwan Machinery and Equipment Co. Thanks to all these measures, Bobruiskagromash will be able to sell $400,000 worth of equipment to ECARD in 2019. ECARD is a state-owned company, part of the Agricultural Bank of Egypt. Founded in 2004, it operates 15 branches in various parts of Egypt. Founded in 1974, Bobruisk-based Bobruiskagromash was reincorporated as an open joint stock company in 2005. In 2012 it became the Management Company of the Bobruiskagromash Holding Company, one of the largest producers of farming machinery in Belarus and the CIS. The company offers over 80 names of trailer-type and mounted machines for organic and mineral fertilizer application, forage distribution and conservation, flax harvesting, dump trailers for tractors of different drawbar categories, and other specialized agricultural machines. In 2018 Bobruiskagromash launched a plant to assemble farming machinery at Helwan Machinery and Equipment Co. In August 2018 the company held a presentation of its products with the demonstration of five names of machinery produced at the assembly plant. In September 2018 the Bobruisk farming machinery were on display at the international agricultural fair SAHARA 2018 in Cairo.