"The delegation of Burkina-Faso to this 15th edition of the International Fair of Lome includes 105 members with 86 exhibitors in four stalls. The companies present at this edition are supported by the support structures to the private sector of my department", underlined Harouna Kabore, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Handicrafts of Burkina Faso.
Johnson Kueku-Banka, Director of CETEF informed that "Burkina Faso occupies 43 stalls in Agou Pavilion, the equivalent of 387m² with 87 companies and exhibiting companies".
Beyond the exhibitions and sales, several other activities will take place until December 10th. These are conferences, debates, days of promotion of companies and countries, B to B business meetings all around the main theme: "value chain, vector of economic progress".
According to the staff, is to allow economic operators to identify where problems can exist to provide the appropriate solution to offer more competitive products to grow their business.
"It is therefore important for all of these activities to look for those that have real impact in terms of cost or quality and that will give a competitive advantage to goods and services to sustain the business," said Bernadette Legzim-Balouki, Togolese Minister of Trade and Promotion of the Private Sector in Togo.
Ghana, Benin, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Senegal, Cameroon, Congo, Morocco, Egypt, Iran, India, Pakistan, France, Germany, Italy... are the countries represented by 1000 exhibitors. More than 300,000 visitors are expected there.