DTIC Helps Local Businesses Participate in Mozambique Trade Fair

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) will showcase 17 local companies at the fifty-seventh Feira Internacional de Maputo (Facim) trade fair to be held in Maputo, Mozambique, from August 28 to September 4.

This will be the first large-scale Facim in over two years.

Facim is Mozambique’s largest annual trade show, attracting the participation of African and foreign exhibitors looking for partnerships and new markets for their products and services.

South African companies scheduled to participate in Facim 2022 have been assisted by DTIC’s Export Marketing and Investment Assistance Program, which is responsible for developing export markets for products and services. South Africans.

Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Fikile Majola says South African delegate companies vary in size and expertise and will compete in manufacturing, textiles, agribusiness, installation materials, steel, building systems water and health and beauty products.

“I implore them to make the most of the prospects in Mozambique, especially now that Facim is returning to the large-scale format after two years of strict Covid-19 regulations that have limited trade,” he said. he.

Majola added that South Africa and Mozambique are committed to increasing areas of cooperation that are beneficial to the bilateral relations of neighboring countries.

“We look forward to highlighting South Africa’s business value proposition to Facim, promoting intra-African trade and increasing levels of industrialization in the Southern African Development Community and the rest of the African continent, as provided for by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement,” he says.

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