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SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

6 – 8 NOVEMBER 2017

Event Projections:

  • 3,000sqm gross exhibition area
  • 80 – 100 exhibitors
  • 3,000 – 4,000 trade visitors

The Africa-ASEAN Business Expo (AABE) Series main aim is to bridge Africa & ASEAN

The expo is designed to be the strategic platform linking businesses between the African Union (AU) and ASEAN, via the commercial hubs of Africa and ASEAN respectively.

flag_of_south_africa-svg

SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

6 – 8 NOVEMBER 2017

Event Projections:

3,000sqm gross exhibition area

80 – 100 exhibitors

3,000 – 4,000 trade visitors

The Africa-ASEAN Business Expo (AABE) Series main aim is to bridge Africa & ASEAN

The expo is designed to be the strategic platform linking businesses between the African Union (AU) and ASEAN, via the commercial hubs of Africa and ASEAN respectively.

AABE 2017: BRIDGING AFRICA AND ASEAN

BRIDGING AFRICA & ASEAN
For more than 20 years, trade between Africa and ASEAN has seen significant increases as follows:

  • ASEAN-Africa trade growing at 15% since 1989;
  • Trade between the two regions was worth S$42.5Bln in 2012 compared to S$2.8Bln in 1990. This is a trend expected to dramatically increase in the next 5 years.
  • Singaporean companies have become ASEAN’s largest investor in Africa (US$16Bln in 2012). Followed by Malaysia not far behind, Thailand (US$11.6Bln) and Indonesia (US$10.7Bln);
  • Currently more than 300 companies from ASEAN operate in Africa;
  • Africa offers a host of investment incentives and industrial financing facilities aimed at bolstering commercial activities.