International trade fair ends in AngolaBy ARNALDO VIEIRA in Luanda | Monday, July 23 2012 at 14:34
The 29th edition of international fair, which attracted about 700 companies to Angolan capital Luanda, ended on Sunday after running for six days.
About 35 countries participated in Luanda International Fair (FILDA), which ran under the motto "The challenges of attracting investment: strategy, legislation, institutions, infrastructure and human resources”.
Brazil, Portugal, Spain, China, France, England, US, India and Turkey are some of the countries that were represented in the Fair.
“This was an opportunity to seek investments to Angola” Angolan minister of Geology, Mining and Industry Joaquim David said during the closing ceremony.
He added that the government would keep cooperating with international business opportunities.
The country with more representation was Turkey with 95 exhibitors.
“The presence of Turkey was an evidence of many countries' interest to bring their products into Angolan market,” Angolan economist Carlos Rosado said.
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