IATF2023 achieves $43.7B in trade, investment deals: Afreximbank EVP

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 - 02:45 GMT

Awani mentioned during a press conference that the number of visitors to the fair, whether in person or virtual, reached 28,282, with the number of exhibitors totaling 1,939.

IATF2023 explores challenges and opportunities in African sports industry

Tue, 14 Nov 2023 - 10:45 GMT

Founder and President of SWA Sports, Aisha Shuaibu, highlighted challenges facing the continent, including political interference, corruption, and lack of funding.

Global sports industry revenue hits $600B in 2021: SWA Sports President at IATF2023

Tue, 14 Nov 2023 - 09:24 GMT

Shuaibu shared these insights during a panel titled "The Business of Sports Masterclass" as part of the IATF2023 activities, emphasizing that revenue generation is a crucial factor for Africa.

President Sisi witness 3rd edition of IATF 2023 inauguration

Mon, 13 Nov 2023 - 10:21 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi participated on Monday in the inauguration of the 3rd edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023) in Cairo.

Egyptian Customs Authority aims to activate system enhancing continental free trade movement

Sun, 12 Nov 2023 - 02:52 GMT

This came in ETA’s Head’s, El-Shahat El-Ghatouri, speech delivered on his behalf by Ahmed Abu Al-Hassan, ETA’s Deputy Head, on the sidelines of the fourth day of the launch of the activities of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023).

AAAM CEO emphasizes key priorities for African automotive sector's evolution

Sun, 12 Nov 2023 - 02:09 GMT

During the wrap up of the African Automotive Forum, Coffey emphasized a shift towards actionable strategies, underlining the need to delve into the dynamics of new vehicle sales and the substantial investments driving automotive advancements."

High interest rates impact car purchases in Egypt: Dr Greiche CEO

Sun, 12 Nov 2023 - 11:26 GMT

He added that the auto glass industry is heavy in the spare part industry, and suppliers need to focus on the after-sale market to reach the final consumer.

EU Commission supports safer cars in Africa, enacts legislation against environmentally unfriendly exports

Sun, 12 Nov 2023 - 10:47 GMT

This came during a panel discussion entitled,”Used and grey vehicle imports - the reality, the journey and the opportunity in a just transition”.

Africa Automotive Forum's 2nd day focuses on driving demand, supply chain at IATF2023

Sun, 12 Nov 2023 - 10:21 GMT

The second day of the Africa Automotive Forum kicked off on Sunday.

Afreximbank President unveils $1B system for cross-border trade at IATF2023

Sun, 12 Nov 2023 - 10:00 GMT

Oramah highlighted that Afreximbank's system, aimed at achieving continental integration and economic prosperity, seeks to enhance competitiveness in cross-border trade.

​Africa's share of world trade stands at 3%: AAAM President

Sat, 11 Nov 2023 - 10:42 GMT

The intra-Africa trade represents only 16 percent of the global share.

African Automotive Forum kicks off during 3rd day of IATF2023

Sat, 11 Nov 2023 - 10:04 GMT

The forum is scheduled for two days, on November 11 and 12.

IATF2023 sheds light on streaming fraud impacting African music industry

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 03:09 GMT

This came in a keynote during the second day of the Fair ahead of a panel tackling the impact of streaming farms in the African music industry.

Afreximbank, CABS ink 3-year trade finance deal at IATF2023

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 01:58 GMT

The deal is anticipated to benefit approximately 573 small to medium enterprises over three years, with 75 percent of these businesses being women- and youth-led.

Afreximbank focuses on expanding trade under AfCFTA

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 11:51 GMT

Nsomba added that the bank also concentrates on promoting industrialization, and transitioning from exporting raw materials to value-added products.

IATF2023 fosters collaboration, trade opportunities: Former Nigerian President

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 10:50 GMT

IATF2023 was a platform for networking, collaboration, and knowledge sharing.

$5B potential investment in Africa’s creative industries: Afreximbank EVP

Thu, 09 Nov 2023 - 02:04 GMT

The announcement of a forthcoming launch of a joint financing fund for African filmmakers, directors, and producers, both within the continent and in diaspora countries, during 2024.

3rd edition of Intra-African Trade Fair kicks off

Thu, 09 Nov 2023 - 11:23 GMT

It takes place from 9th - 15th November, 2023.

Egypt shows commitment to intra-African trade development amid tariff reductions

Thu, 09 Nov 2023 - 11:02 GMT

This came during his opening speech at the activities of the Annual African Trade Summit, IATF2023, which Egypt is hosting in its third session.