Mindelo hosts 21st edition of the International Cabo Verde Fair

13 November 2017

The 21st edition of the International Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) Fair (FIC) runs from 15 to 19 of November this year in the city of Mindelo, organised by the Windward and Leeward Chambers of Commerce under the motto “Cabo Verde, the Hub for West Africa,” according to official information.

For five days, the event will gather exporters, importers, dealers, distributors and suppliers of services from and to Cabo Verde, to promote business, explore investment opportunities and partnerships, “thus fulfilling the purpose of this event, which is to continue to be a platform for business excellence in Cabo Verde and a window of opportunity for West Africa.”

Last year’s edition of the fair took place in the city of Praia, Santiago island, and brought together 118 exhibitors, with 230 stands, 70% of which were from Cabo Verde and the remainder from Europe, the United States, Portuguese-speaking countries and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Portugal will be represented by more than 20 companies from the metallurgical and electro-mechanical, electrical products, information technologies, and livestock products, medical imaging equipment, distribution of products and medicines, health equipment, coatings and coverings, traditional retail, musical instruments and audio equipment, catering and hospitality, as well as shipbuilding and ship repair sectors, among others. (macauhub)