Virtual: Tuesday 4 July 2023 11:00 – 11:45
Egypt has 15 vehicle assembly plants with manufacturers including Nissan, General Motors and GB Ghabbour Auto producing 51,000 vehicles in 2022. The Government is aiming to make the country an automotive manufacturing and export hub, through measures including export rebates, incentives and support.
Join our webinar to hear about the developing sector in Egypt and opportunities for UK firms from an expert panel of government and industry speakers.
- Welcome – Matthew Smith, Senior International Manager, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders
- Introduction – Tamer Mostafa Ali, Commercial Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Egypt in London
- Overview of the Egyptian automotive sector – Mohamed Hanafi, Managing Director, Lynx Strategic Business Advisors
- Egypt’s new automotive policy – Dr. Gehan Saleh, Economic Advisor to the Egyptian Prime Minister and Secretary General of the Supreme Automotive Industrial Development Council
- Mike Whitfield, Chairman of African Association of Automotive Manufacturers and Group Strategic Advisor for Policies, Political Affairs and External Relations, Nissan Motor Corporation
- Experience of working in Egypt – Hesham El-Sabbagh, Management Team Member, LEONI Wiring Systems Egypt
- Questions / close
About Egypts Automotive Industry
With its large market, advantageous geographical location, and a diverse portfolio of manufacturing, assembly, and distribution activities, there is ample room for growth in Egypt’s automotive sector. The Egyptian market is home to fifteen active assembly plants for passenger and commercial vehicles, supported by numerous auto-feeding companies that supply both local and international brands, along with manufacturer-approved spare parts. In 2022, local assembly plants successfully produced approximately 51,000 passenger vehicles. Although the industry faces challenges stemming from the global and local economic landscape and supply chain disruptions, it remains resilient. By leveraging its inherent strengths and addressing these obstacles, Egypt’s automotive industry has the potential to flourish in the future.
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Tamer Mostafa Ali
Commercial Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Egypt in London
Managing Director, Lynx Strategic Business Advisors
Dr. Gehan Saleh
Economic Advisor to the Egyptian Prime Minister and Secretary General of the Supreme Automotive Industrial Development Council
Chairman of African Association of Automotive Manufacturers and Group Strategic Advisor for Policies, Political Affairs and External Relations, Nissan Motor Corporation
Management Team Member, LEONI Wiring Systems Egypt