Mozambique seeks partners to manage Maputo International Fair venue

8 April 2020

The Agency for Investment and Export Promotion (APIEX) of Mozambique is looking for national or foreign partners with ability to design, build and operate the venue for the Maputo International Fair, based on a public-private partnership, announced the institution.

This measure is part of the development strategy of the International Centre for Fairs and Exhibitions of Ricatla, Marracuene district, in the southern province of Maputo, which annually welcomes business people from all over the world in to the trade and industry fair.

APIEX also said that the initiative intends to bring together economic sectors in the country and abroad interested in building a space for the promotion of meetings between businesspeople from all over the world.

“The centre to be built will allow us to showcase the economic potential of the country, facilitating business partnerships and promoting the development of Mozambique,” APIEX said in a statement.

It also said that the public-private partnership for this initiative involves drawing up the executive project, based on the strategic guidelines set out for the concession area, and carry out the feasibility study for technical, economic and financial assistance, including the master plan.

The statement added that the partnership includes structuring and raising finance, managing human, technical and financial resources in order to conduct the executive project under the terms of the master plan as well as to establish agreements for the exploration of infrastructure and to manage the operation. (macauhub)