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Chinese Entrepreneur took  DITF by storm

The 36th Edition of the Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair, popularly known as Saba Saba opened its doors to the general public and business alike on 28th June 2012.

Apart from attracting many local and International businesses, the most prominent feature of this year’s event is the extent to which the total of 110 Exhibitors decided to show case major brands from China.

There have been a lot of complaints from different business quarters and consumers about sub-standard products from China recently. However the Chinese have decided to show case products of high quality to leave the public gaping on the products displayed by Chinese enterprises. Quite a range of Chinese products attracted a lot of interests not only from Tanzania, but also from the region.

Official opening of the Fair took place on 3rd July by H.E Ambassador Seif Ali Idd, the second Vice President of the revolutionary Government of Zanzibar.

Tanzania Trade Centre was represented at this fair with emphasis on quality packaging for value added products, if Tanzanian exporters want to penetrate external markets.


The International Grains Council held the Grains Conference at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London

The International Grains Council held the Grains Conference at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London on Thursday 7th June 2012. It attracted more than 350 participants allover the world from policy makers, major buyers, sellers and other industry representatives thus offering an excellent opportunity for networking. In his welcome remarks, IGC Director General Mr. Etsuo Kitahara provided a brief overview of the world grain situation in which he said, based on recent trends in food, feed and industrial uses, world trade in grains and oilseeds is expected to grow by 2% in 2012/13 with projections for additional 50million tonnes in the next five years. He however cautioned that many uncertainties remain owing to global economic prospects, thus calling for more transparency in international trade in grains especially in view of ongoing food security concerns in many countries. Readmore>>>>

 

 
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