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Food East Africa 2018 General exhibitions 04-09-2018 To 06-09-2018
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  • India targeting bilateral African trade of USD 150 Billion

    Indo-African Trade Port

    Indian leaders expressed a goal that the bilateral trade with Africa would soon reach USD 150 billion hopefully within the next five years, from the current value of USD 52 billion.

    Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Mr. C R Chaudhary said that the current level of trade is increasingly seen as well below the potential especially when viewed in perspective of the opportunities available. He urged the African countries to properly utilize the Duty-Free Tariff Preference (DFTP) scheme to help boost trade between the two regions. The scheme allows the import of almost all products from least developed countries (LDCs) to India attracting lower or zero duties.

    "I am confident that India-Africa bilateral trade can touch USD 150 billion in the next five years.


  • BUILDEXPO AFRICA 2018

    BUILDEXPO AFRICA 2018Kenyatta International Convention Center ( KICC ) is gearing up to host its largest annual event, the 21st edition of Buildexpo Africa to be held from May 3 to 5. The show catering to the construction industry is spread over the entire indoor and outdoor area of KICC with exhibitors participating from 40 countries.

    According to the organizers, Buildexpo  has grown in several aspects in 2018. The visitor registrations are much higher including top industry professionals such as builders, developers, architects, consultants, engineers, manufacturers, importers & distributors.  In terms of exhibitors, the event will showcase a wider range of products and equipment also this year since there has been a focus on the mining, lighting, wood and water industry.


  • Medexpo Returns to Kenya for its 21st Edition

    The Healthcare market in East Africa continues to go from strength to strength. This year Expogroup Worlwide returns to East Africa with 3 new editions of Medexpo in three of Africa’s fastest growing and most-prosperous economies;
    MEDEXPO KENYA: 04th - 06th Sept., 2018 - Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
    MEDEXPO TANZANIA: 25th - 27th Oct., 2018 - Mlimani City Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    MEDEXPO ETHIOPIA: 15th - 17th Nov., 2018 - Millenium Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


  • Indian companies to invest big in Africa

    NEW DELHI:  Indian companies are being called to invest in African power, infrastructure and farming sectors as a strong engagement with the country in terms of doing business in Africa is being promoted by the AfDB.

    African Development Bank (AfDB) wants to accelerate engagement with the Indian government in terms of expanding business prospects in Africa, AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina said during his first official visit to India.

    He told reporters that "Rapid urbanization and rapid growth of middle class will lead consumption demand, which is going to make Africa the place to be. The most important area for investment is power. Electricity, infrastructure and agriculture are other key areas,"  Almost 645 million people in Africa need to have access to electricity, suggesting huge


  • AfDB focus: Light and Power, Feed, Industrialize, Integrate and Quality of Life

    Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of The African Development Bank, (AfDB) yesterday said that it would increase its investments in Nigeria to $8 billion by next year.

    While speaking at the opening of the bank’s Country Office building in Abuja he said that the organization continues to strongly support the African country which incidentally is the largest shareholder of the bank. As per official sources, the bank’s current investments in Nigeria has reached $6 billion, which is spread over 73 projects “From our perspective, our investments can only increase as we expect the levels to reach $8 billion by 2019.” He added.


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