Virtual Trade Fair will connect African manufacturers to global markets

Organised by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in collaboration with the African Union and hosted by the Government of Rwanda, IATF2021 will provide a platform for entry into a single market of over 1.2 billion people joined together by the African Continental Free Trade Area.

IATF2021 will serve as a marketplace bringing together continental and global buyers and sellers and showcase goods and services.

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IATF2021 will bring together continental and global buyers and sellers and showcase goods and services from the African continent

African economic integration

It will enable stakeholders to share trade, investment and market information as well as trade finance and trade facilitation solutions designed to support intra-African trade and African economic integration. In addition to establishing a business-to-business and a business-to-government exchange platform for business deals and advisory services,

Virtual Trade Fair

IATF2021 will also operate a Virtual Trade Fair on an interactive online platform accessible to all. It will also focus on Africa’s creative economy as well as the automotive industry with dedicated programs. A Conference will run alongside the exhibition and will feature high-profile speakers and panellists addressing topical issues relating to trade finance, payments, trade facilitation, trade-enabling infrastructure, harmonisation of trade standards, industrialisation, regional value chains and investment.

To register as a delegate or as an exhibitor for IATF2021 click here.



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