The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) introduced that it will host a new webinar this month as section of the ongoing dialogues on the route and the future of the Brazilian-Arab family members in the new world scenario. Titled ‘Brazil and the Arab Countries: Enhancing the agenda in the new world scenario,’ the interactive webinar will characteristic Brazil’s Vice President Hamilton Mourão and ABCC President Rubens Hannun.
The online convention will be the fourth in a collection of unique conferences being geared up to supply Arabs and Brazilians alike with a secure platform to talk about pressing troubles regarding the influence of the new coronavirus disorder (COVID-19) pandemic.
The discussions will center of attention on methods to shield and toughen the ties between Brazil and the Arab region during- and post-COVID-19. By web hosting the event, the ABCC targets to deliver extra Brazilian and Arab authorities officers and private sector leaders into the debate.
Rubens Hannun, President, Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce said: “Since the pandemic began, each facets have taken magnificent measures to mitigate the consequences of the crisis, however more still wants to be completed as the international community enters what we now call the ‘new normal.’ More than anything, we want to improve our partnerships and collaborative efforts to make certain that the family members between Brazil and Arab states will emerge superior and wiser. The attendees led by using the guest speakers will discover new possibilities and are anticipated to come up with progressive options to current and future challenges.”
“The resilience of the Brazilian-Arab relations amid the COVID-19 crisis is evident. We will proceed to work collectively to enhance this alliance at some point of these remarkable times. The upcoming webinar is phase and parcel of our initiatives and we hope that extra stakeholders will be a part of us in our endeavors,” he added.
Brazil and major Arab countries, together with the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Algeria and Oman, have loved long-standing monetary and change ties for years. The country has been shipping a range of items and products such as animal-based protein, agricultural products, grains, and iron ore, amongst others, to the region’s massive markets.
In 2019, the Arab region, the 1/3 largest destination of Brazilian items after China and the United States, imported USD 12.24 billion well worth of commodities and items, along with poultry and beef, sugar, iron ore and maize, from the country. The quantity was once 6.7 per cent greater year-on-year.
On the other hand, Brazil’s purchases from its Arab partners amounted to USD 6.99 billion for the duration of the same period. Some of the country’s top imported items included oil, fertilizers, plastics, aluminum, and frozen fish.