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Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2018) opens Dec 11-17

Tuesday، 11 December 2018 - 01:36 PM
Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2018) opens Dec 11-17

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli will inaugurate on Tuesday 11/12/2018 the 1st Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2018), slated for December 11-17, Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar said on Monday 10/12/2018.

The first-ever Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2018), promoted by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and organized in collaboration with the African Union, will be attended by around 1,055 African companies including 300 Egyptian ones and 34 from various world nations.

The seven-day trade show will provide a platform for sharing African trade, investment and market information, enabling buyers and sellers, investors and countries to meet, discuss and conclude business deals. It will feature opportunities for exhibitors to showcase goods and services and for Business to Business (B2B) exchanges for sharing of trade and market information and conclusion of business deals.

The event provides a platform for entry into Africa’s single market of over one billion people joined together by the African Continental Free Trade Area.

The exhibition will focus on a number of sectors including agricultural products, construction materials, tourism, pharmaceuticals, heavy industry, energy, textiles and ready-to-wear garments and engineering industries, Nassar said in a statement.

It will include a national day for each country to present its potentials and culture, he added.

 MENA

 


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