Egypt–Uruguay relations

Egypt–Uruguay relations are the relations between Egypt and Uruguay. Egypt has an embassy in Montevideo.[1] Uruguay has an embassy in Cairo[2] and a consulate in Alexandria.[3]

Egypt-Uruguay relations
Map indicating locations of Egypt and Uruguay

Egypt

Uruguay

Both countries are members of the Group of 77.

TradeEdit

In trading relationships, Egypt is an important trading partner for Uruguay, with over US$26m in soybean sales;[4] Egypt is also an important buyer of Uruguayan lambs.[5] Since 2004 there is a Framework Agreement between Egypt and the Mercosur countries.[6]

CultureEdit

Montevideo has a small Ancient Egyptian Museum,[7] held by the Uruguayan Society of Egyptology (established 1980);[8] a notable Uruguayan Egyptologist is Juan José Castillos.[9]

There is an Egyptian Center for Islamic Culture in Montevideo.[10]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Embassy of Egypt in Montevideo Retrieved 11 September 2013.
  2. ^ Embassy of Uruguay in Cairo Retrieved 11 September 2013.
  3. ^ Uruguayan Consulate in Alexandria Retrieved 11 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Notable growth of Uruguay's exports to new destination countries". La República. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2013. (in Spanish)
  5. ^ Uruguay's exports of live cattle (PDF) (in Spanish)
  6. ^ "Mercosur-Egypt Framework Agreement". Parliament of Uruguay. 7 July 2004. Archived from the original on 14 September 2007. Retrieved 14 September 2013. (in Spanish)
  7. ^ Egyptian Museum in Montevideo Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  8. ^ Uruguayan Society of Egyptology Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  9. ^ Publications of the Uruguayan Society of Egyptology Retrieved 15 September 2013. Archived March 11, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ "Interview to Amed Awad Abdallah, religious principal of the Egyptian Center for Islamic Culture" (in Spanish). CX 14 El Espectador. Archived from the original on 4 October 2008.