Mohamed Saaed el Assar, the Minister of national military production of Egypt, attended the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between Egypt’s NOMP and China Poly International Group. 
  It is reported that the memo is intended to help Egypt seek to benefit from the internal expertise and technology of the Chinese company in manufacturing automobile tires, and it will  set up a joint venture in the manufacturing of automobile tires in Egypt.
  Egypt mainly imports tires from Indonesia, Japan, Turkey and Thailand, which account for more than half of its total tire imports.