Source Africa 15

Source Africa 15 Begins At Cape Town

Source Africa 15 The renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a key topic of discussion at the Source Africa 2015, the largest textile, apparel and footwear trade event began in South Africa’s Cape Town from June Nine.

The three-day event is being supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), which is committed to strengthening trade and investment in Africa.

The two main objectives of the trade show were to promote African made textiles, garments and footwear to international and African buyers as well as boost intra-regional trade between African countries. The trade show encourages African buyers and manufacturers to do business with each other and capitalise on tariff advantages and shorter distances to market.Source Africa 15

More than 200 exhibitors are displaying their products at the event. A delegation of 42 Mauritian manufacturers of textile, apparels, accessories and footwear led by Enterprise Mauritius, the national trade promotion agency of Mauritius, is also participating in the expo.

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