Zim firms to exhibit at SA show

investment_inflowsMUTARE Fifty Zimbabwean firms are expected to exhibit their wares at the Agrictech International Exhibition to take place in South Africa in June.

The fair, held once in every three years, is the biggest fair for agro-businesses in southern Africa. More than 250 buyers as well as visitors from Africa and the rest of the world expected to attend this years exhibition running from 5-11 June.

Tommy Duncan from The Christian Friends of South Africa Zimbabwe, who will lead Zimbabwes delegation to the show, said the exhibition offers local firms an opportunity to market their products and strike deals as a number of business forums and seminars had been lined-up with major South African companies.

A group of about 50 Zimbabwean companies involved in agriculture will in June take part at the Agrictech International Exhibition in South Africa, Duncan said, adding that the number had been increased from 25 in 2008 after local products impressed the South African authorities.

Duncan urged local firms to take advantage of the international fair, which would come shortly after the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair.

This fair presents an opportunity for our companies to market their goods to the international world and boost their exports, he said.

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