3rd Edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF)


The 2023 edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair will be taking place in Cairo, Egypt from 9-15 November 2023.

Organized by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) is intended to provide a unique platform for facilitating trade and investment information exchange in support of increased intra-African trade and investment, especially in the context of implementing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

The Swiss-African Business Circle, with the support of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO and its partners NovartisSERV Swiss Export Risk InsuranceKuehne+Nagel, The Embassy of Switzerland in Egypt and SwissCham Egypt, will be organizing a Swiss presence during this 3rd Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF).

The Swiss presence will include:

✅Side events dedicated to key sectors/themes, including healthcare and  infrastructure
✅ A joint Swiss stand in the exhibition area
✅ A networking event organized by SwissCham Egypt

The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO will participate in the IATF with a high-level delegation led by the SECO State Secretary, Hélène Budliger Artieda.

What is the IATF?
The Intra-African Trade Fair is a pan-African trade and investment event that provides a unique platform for businesses and investors to connect, network, and explore new opportunities across Africa. The IATF is expected to attract over 1,600 exhibitors, 35,000 visitors, and more than US$43 billion in trade and investment deals.

Why attend the IATF?
The IATF is the perfect opportunity to network with businesses and investors from across Africa and the world, discuss and understand the latest trends and developments around the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and regional integration on the continent as well as explore new business opportunities and partnerships.

Find out more on the IATF2023 website HERE. Register HERE.

Find the IATF Conference brochure HERE

Find the IATF Virtual Participation brochure HERE.




With the support of SECO





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