By ZBC Reporter
The 2nd Edition of the Intra-Africa Trade Fair, which is scheduled to be held by South Africa in Durban from the 15th to the 21st of November is set to enhance the integration of Zimbabwe’s economy into the global economy.
According to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Dr David Musabayana the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCTA), which eases trade requirements between African countries by doing away with import and export tariffs, the 2nd edition of the mega Africa trade expo, the Intra Africa Tade is set to reinforce the incorporation of Zimbabwe’s economy into the global market.
The implementation of the AFCFTA will enhance the intergration of Zimbabwe’s economy into the global economy. And strengthen the process of re-engagement will other countries,he said.
The Intra-Africa Trade Fair also presents Zimbabwe with an opportunity to speed up the implementation and achievement of both the National Development Strategy 1 and the sustainable Development Goals.
The inaugural IAFT held in Cairo, Egypt in 2018 with over 1000 exhibitors saw more than 45 African participating countries sealing in excess of 32 billion United States dollars worth of investment deals.
This year’s fair is running under the theme “building bridges for a successful AFCFTA and will be held in November as a hybrid event.
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