3rd North African Steel Conference

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3rd North African Steel Conference
8-10 June 2010 ~ Cairo Marriott Hotel and Omar Khayyam Casino, Egypt

The international gathering that connects the steel markets of Algeria, Eqypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia with the rest of the world

~ 10% discount for AGex members ~

Metal Bulletin Events’ annual North African Steel Conference is the premier international gathering of the regions steel industry, regularly attracting the top executives from around the world. Assembling the key companies and individuals involved in Steel, the conference provides the perfect forum to discuss and analyse the opportunities and challenges related to all sectors of the market.

The key topics to discuss are:

  • The outlook and expansion plans of the region’s major steel producers,
  • Global Iron Ore: what the future holds for prices and supply
  • The effect of the Gulf’s slowdown on the North African market
  • How Chinese supply and demand is driving the world market
  • Government regulation and the future of Eastern European and Turkish exports
  • How construction across North Africa is driving the demand for steel
  • Technological advances: reducing the cost of doing business
  • Examining the potential to increase trade amongst North Africa countries, including a discussion on the opportunities and risks of doing business in Libya and Algeria

Key speakers include:

  • George Matta, Corporate Marketing Director, Ezz Steel, Egypt
  • Dr. Sherine El-Shawarby, Senior Country Economist, The World Bank, Egypt
  • Eng Sherif Habib, Director of Purchasing, The Arab Contractors, Egypt
  • Amr Assal, Chairman, Industrial Development Authority, Egypt
  • Vincent Le Gouic, CEO, Arcelor Mittal Annaba, Algeria
  • M. Abdelilah Kouider, Commercial and Strategy Manager, Delattre Levivier Maroc, Morocco
  • Ammar Chaib, CEO, Elfouladh, Tunisia
  • George Matta, Corporate Marketing Director, Ezz Steel, Egypt
  • Duncan Pell, Commercial Director, Interpipe, Ukraine
  • Görkem Bolaca, Flat Steel Division Head, Promeks Steel, Turkey
  • Ricard Hugas, Corporate Commercial Director, Celsa Group, Spain
  • Yusuf Sonmez, Area Sales Manager, Kaptan Metal Foreign Trade & Transport Inc, Turkey
  • Rajniesh Mehra, Manager, Stemcor, UK

PLUS! Pre-conference field trip to the Ezz Steel Ain Sokhna hot strip mill

For more information about this event, please <link http: events egypt iron-and-steel intro _blank external-link-new-window>visit the website.

As an AGex member, you are entitled to a 10% discount.
To register, please call the credit card hotline + 44 (0) 20 7779 8989 or email