Intra-African Trade Fair records $36bn deals– Afreximbank


The Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 (IATF 2021) came to an end on Sunday in Durban, South Africa, recording $36 billion deals during the week-long event.

The newsmen report that the event was held physically in Durban, South Africa, while some other participants joined virtually from different parts of the world.

Speaking during the closing ceremony, Mrs Kanayo Awani, the Managing Director, Intra-African Trade Initiative in Afreximbank, said: “Let me just announce that as of now, we have $36 billion in deals concluded at IATF 2021.

“This is one of the KPIs as the trade fair is not an end in itself but the platform to develop business to grow intra-African trade and as an opportunity to do business beyond here.

“This number is as of now, deals are still going on; we advertised for digital inputs into the deals.

We circulated notes for people to fill for their deals and they are still being compiled.