One-hundred Iraqi and foreign companies will participate on Friday in the Basra International Trade Fair, according to a province’s businessmen union board member on Thursday.
“The companies that will attend the five-day event are coming from Turkey and Germany, alongside Iraqi companies,” Hussein Hashim al-Sa’edi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
“The fair, which will be held on the al-Maaqal port grounds in central Basra, will showcase products in the fields of construction, equipment, hospital appliances, machines, automobiles, ceramics, stones, alabaster and food & beverage as well as furniture, linen, decorations, packing devices and ready-made garments,” Sa’edi added.
“The fair will be held under the supervision of a group of Iraqi and Turkish firms in association with the Basra Province administration and the ministries of trade and oil, in addition to the Iraqi Ports Company and the businessmen and industrialists union,” he said.
(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)