The companies received financial support from the Department of Trade and Industry's (the dti) Export Marketing and Investment Assistance Scheme (EMIA).
The Minister of Trade and
Industry, Dr Rob Davies said the objectives of the South African National
Pavilion at Asia Fruit Logistica2017 was to attract and secure
potential agents, buyers and distributors for the SA companies, collect
and obtain trade leads. It was also envisaged to grow and sustain
“Small, medium and micro enterprises and emerging exporters were targeted for the trade fair. The exposure that they will obtain from participating in the trade fair is anticipated to result in export and investment opportunities,” said Davies.
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Davies said the trade fair also covers every sector of the international fruit and vegetable supply chain from production, distribution and marketing, through to the point of sale, including global players as well as small and medium-sized suppliers from all around the world.
“The two-way trade between
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