All set for this year’s ZITF

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All set for this year’s ZITF

Yvonne Mutambwa

Government has expressed satisfaction towards the pace at which exhibitors have prepared for the forthcoming Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) saying the numbers are overwhelming as compared to those witnessed for the same period last year.

The annual ZITF will be held in Bulawayo from the 25th to the 30th of April 2023 under the theme, “Transformative Innovation, Global Competitiveness.”

Addressing journalists during a post cabinet media briefing yesterday, Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Senator Monica Mutsvangwa said the number of exhibitors has surpassed that of last year.

“Preparations have reached an advanced stage, with around 600 exhibitors already registered, compared to last year’s 471.

“As the Second Republic’s re-engagement and engagement policy continues to yield tremendous results in facilitating trade and investment, more than 100 participants have registered as first time exhibitors, including the European Union.

“The nation, should therefore look forward to a resoundingly successful 2023 Edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair,” she said.

Several foreign nations including Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Angola, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Belarus, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, China and United States of America are expected to participate.