Germany and Italy showcased at Angola’s largest trade fair

21 July 2015

The 32nd edition of the Luanda International Fair (Filda) starts Tuesday in Luanda with the participation of 40 countries and territories and 930 national and international exhibitors, occupying a covered area of ​​28,000 square metres.

Organised by the Luanda International Fair (FIL), which spent about 250 million kwanzas on it, the 32nd Filda runs until the 26 July under the theme of “dynamism, creativity and competence in domestic production.”

With the participation of countries and territories such as Brazil, Japan, Spain, France, India, Turkey, Zambia, Egypt, Senegal, Nigeria, China, Indonesia and Macau, the highlights of the event will be the Germany/Angola and Angola/Italy economic forums in the sectors of Agriculture and Food Industry, and the 2015 Luanda Investment Forum.

“Germany is this year’s special guest country and has strengthened its participation, with 28 companies of international renown, some of which already operate in the country,” said Salvador Cardoso, director of institutional relations for the fair.

Portugal again has the largest national contingent, as responsible with 95 companies and institutions (67 in national own pavilion), followed by Italy, “which debuts at Filda at the highest level,” with 70 companies and institutions linked to the sectors agriculture, industry, trade and services occupying an area of 900 square metres

The event, which will occupy seven halls and create 2,000 direct and indirect jobs, is intended to promote and enhance private investment in various areas of Angola’s economy. (macauhub/AO/BR/MO/PT)