Seventh annual Swakopmund International Trade Expo next month

The Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) will host the sixth annual Swakopmund International Trade Expo in Swakopmund from 09 to 12 October 2019.

The Expo which will be held under the theme: 'Promoting intra-regional trade and economic integration,' and is aimed at supporting and driving targeted discussions around the economic trajectory of the country which will lead to greater economic inclusion.

Chief Executive Officer for the NCCI, Charity Mwiya said during the launch of the expo here on Wednesday, the country has been experiencing immense socio-economic challenges, which has contributed to the NCCI's resolve to create opportunities for private sector business and drive discussions around constraints of growth in specific sector.

High level discussions will be centre around enhancing the role of the private sector in economic development.

Exhibitions from various sectors will include housing, construction, retail, tourism, mining and renewable energy, agriculture, fishing and logistics transport.