Kenya set to host international trade exhibition

Source: Xinhua| 2018-09-03 23:07:57|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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NAIROBI, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Over 150 exhibitors from 30 countries will attend the 21st edition of the Kenya International Trade Exhibition (KITE), organizers said on Monday.

The exhibition dubbed Consumex Africa, organized by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, will take place in Nairobi on Sept. 4-6.

"The exhibition is a prime platform for trade and networking for local and international businessmen and firms," the statement said.

The trade fair will showcase exhibits from the agricultural sectors, medical and pharmaceuticals divisions, the plastic, printing and packaging industry, food and beverages industry, hospitality sector from Europe, Asia and Africa.

The exhibitors from Kenya, China, Latvia, Germany, Belgium, India, Italy, Thailand, Malaysia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other countries will offer solutions and products at the venue.

"With increase in purchasing power and progress in the consumer market, there has been a tremendous increase in East Africa's gross domestic product (GDP), thus raising opportunities in different sectors," the statement said.

The ministry said there has been a rise in the demands for various products and services, especially in the consumer industry in the country.

"The need for electronics, home wares, appliances and consumables is never ending hence paving a pathway for local and international traders that are set to explore opportunities in Kenya," the ministry said.