Hannun said that since the two organizations have offices in Dubai, they work together in the Gulf. “The synergy is very strong and this agreement will show the complementarity of our organizations. This is ultimately to the advantage of Brazilian companies. We will also be able to exchange information, additional information, which will complement trade between Brazil and Arabia. Hannun also stated that the ABCC was preparing to open new offices in Riyadh and Cairo, and that Apex would be able to use these facilities. ABCC and Apex-Brasil concluded their first agreement in 2010 to plan and explore business opportunities. Sao Paulo – The president of the Brazilian Trade and Investment Agency (Apex-Brasil), Sergio Segovia, signed an agreement tuesday morning with the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC). Segovia and Rubens Hannun, the president of the ABCC, signed the agreement remotely at the Brazil-Arab Economic Forum, which is being held online until next Thursday. The event also includes a virtual lounge. “We have the opportunity to establish even closer relations with the Brazilian Arab Chamber and to commit ourselves to promoting this fruitful partnership in order to improve business activities between Brazilian and Arab companies. This action ensures the continuation of the long joint journey of Apex-Brasil and the Arab Chamber, which has provided real commercial transactions among our customers,” said Segovia.