31 12 2015
The legacy of the project and the activity of Mediterranean Desk in a next future.
21 10 2015
JGATE hosted a two days initiative focused on market access facilitation for Mediterranean brands.
16 11 2015
In the frame of our CBC initiative “Training for technological upgrading”, Unione Industriale Pratese organized a guided visit to ITMA Fair in Milan.
17 11 2015
A networking event to show the opportunities of the Mediterranean Hyper-Cluster for the TC companies.
01 12 2015
The partner GACIC organized the Capitalization Forum at Helnan Palestine Hotel in Alexandria, final milestone event of the Project, together with Sustexnet and Meditexprojects.
24 11 2015
The partner TEXFOR organised a seminar at the Hotel La Mola in Terrassa to analyse and discuss challenges of the Catalan and Mediterranean TT clusters within our CBC initiative on the Mediterranean Cross Border Cooperation in the field of technical textiles.
Alexandria T&C Cluster - Egypt
The Alexandria region plays a strategic role in the Egyptian T/C sector.
Historically, It is the shipping point for exports to Europe and America (together about 75% of all T/C exports), it hosts the Alexandria Cotton Exporters’ Association (Alcotexa) and the very large majority of the registered Export Agents, Alexandria is an important trade/commercial area also for the domestic market as well as a manufacturing area In addition, Alexandria University includes the reputed Textile and Weaving Engineering Faculty(est. 1960) and the region (governorate).
Recently, a further development stemmed from the establishment of the QIZ in Borj el Arab where about 200 T/C companies, mainly ready made garments (RMG) manufacturers, are located.
To sum up: the Alexandria T/C cluster is a key area for production (including the Giza Cotton production of the Alexandria Governorate), commerce and competence development.
Finally, it is fully integrated with the whole Egyptian T/C sector.
For more details about companies of this cluster : Download this file