AWEX - BIE (HUB. BRUSSELS)
OPTIMIZE YOUR FOOD EXPORTS TO SAUDI ARABIA AND
THE UAE - COMPLIANCE IS KEY
TUESDAY APRIL 17TH, BRUSSELS
09.30 - 10.00
Registration of participants
10.00 - 10.05
10.05 - 10.25
Opportunities for Belgian food companies in Saudi-Arabia
Mrs Ebtisam Ahmad, Commercial and Economic Attaché in Riyadh (FIT-BIE)
Mr Denis Lahaye, Commercial and Economic Attaché in Riyadh (AWEX)
10.25 - 10.45
Opportunities for Belgian food companies in the United Arab Emirates
Mr Kris Put, Commercial and Economic Attaché in Dubai
10.45 - 11.15
Saudi regulations on imported food with focus on meat and meat products (registration and all other import conditions)
Dr. Khaled Ali Al-Dahami, Saudi Food & Drug Authority
11.15 - 11.35
Import related issues with focus on required certificates tbc, Saudi Customs
11.35 - 11.50
11.50 - 12.10
Implementation of the GCC Import Food Guide with focus on health and halal certificates
Dr. Bandar M. Al-Odiani, Supervisor at the Agriculture and Fisheries Resources Department, GCC Advisors Unit
Mr. Mohamed Al-Mohanna, Consultant at the GCC Advisors Unit
12.10 - 12.50
Import regulations for food products in the UAE
Dr Sayed Essam Al Hashimi: Head of Food Trade Control Section, Food Control Department Dubai Municipality (tbc)
Mr Mohammed Abdul Majid: Head, Differed Inspection & Consignment Follow Up Unit, Food Trade Control Section, Food Control Department Dubai Municipality (tbc)
12.50 - 13.00
13.00 - 14.00
Network lunch, followed by b2b-meetings
Havenlaan 88, 1000 BRUSSEL
How to get there
From Brussels-North train station, there are multiple busses that take you to Tour & Taxis. Check the access map for further details.
Visitors who come by car can use the underground parking at the site of Tour & Taxis. Cash payment is not possible, only creditcard or Bancontact is accepted.
The seminar will be held in English.
No registration fees but if the company does not participate for reasons not beyond its control, AWEX reserves the right to claim a penalty of € 100.
In the event of non-payment of this amount within 30 business days, this amount will be automatically deducted from AWEX's financial incentives to be received from the company.