Chairman Hadi received Mr. Zhou Halqing from the China Exim Bank.
On Sunday, December 17th,2023,at Red Sea World, DPFZA Chairman, Mr. Aboubaker Omar Hadi, had the pleasure of welcoming Mr. Zhou Halqing from the Sovereign Business Department of China Exim Bank. The meeting was a significant opportunity to reflect on the recent discussions with the Vice President of China Exim Bank (in Beijing) during the 10th anniversary of Belt & Road Initiative and the Vice President of Wanhua Chemical Group.
Wanhua Chemical Group committed to export salt from lake Assal through the Port of Ghoubet , the 2nd lowest lake on earth, targeting an initial annual export of 1.25 million tonnes starting in 2025, and aiming to increase to 2.5 million tonnes subsequently.
In light of these developments, the Chairman engaged in productive talks with Mr. Zhou Halqing regarding the optimization of loan terms to support the Ghoubet port operations, thereby facilitating a smooth commencement and scaling of activities.