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Driving trade to Africa

Driving global trade to African markets is the goal of ATIGS 2018, which this year focussed on Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development: The Gateway to African Markets.
Donald Duke, Nigeria leader.
Held in Washington DC in the United States, the event saw African leaders such as Nigeria’s Donald Duke, the former Governor of Cross Rivers State, speak at the African Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) last month. He joined other global thought leaders within the public and private sectors to address issues relating to foreign-direct investments and emerging markets between Africa and the rest of the world.

ATIGS 2018 is a gathering of top government delegations, high profile African business leaders, project developers and international investors from more than 70 countries worldwide.

Duke was flanked during this powerful summit by notable international and continental heavyweights, such as Dr. Ricardo Daniel Veigas de Abreu, the Secretary of Economic Affairs of the President of the republic of Angola; Alexander Gazis, acting Deputy Director for Economic Affairs and senior Trade and Investment Officer, Office of Economic and Regional Affairs,¬†Bureau of African Affairs-US Department of State; and Okechukwu Enelamah, Nigeria’s Minister of Industry Trade and Investment, a keynote speaker at the summit.

ATIGS is a prestigious biannual event aimed at promoting and facilitating foreign direct trade between Americas, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, and UAE with Africa with a view to endearing foreign and direct investments in Africa, and to provide a platform for businesses to expand into new markets.

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