The 24th edition of ACITF


The 24th edition of Addis Chamber International Trade Fair opened on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the exhibition center.
More than 127 local traders and 74 foreign companies are participating on the international trade fair on all kinds of consumer & industrial products.
Addis Chamber International Trade Fair is an International Business to Business Exhibition whose main focus is on Industrial, Agricultural and Services Sectors.
The annual international trade exhibition is expected to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), promotes joint venture opportunities between Ethiopian citizens and foreign investors, stimulates a culture of entrepreneurship, promotes exports of locally produced goods, and promotes access to the Ethiopian market for international exhibitors.
The country’s main imports include motor vehicles, petroleum products, civil and military aircraft, spare parts, construction equipment, medical and pharmaceutical products, agricultural and industrial chemicals, agricultural machinery, fertilizers, irrigation equipment, and food grains. The major manufacturing sub-sectors in Ethiopia are food processing, beverages, textiles, clothing, and leather goods.
Since 1995 the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations organized 23 International Trade Fairs colorfully with the involvement and participation of a number of public and private stakeholders. The trade fair is expected to stay until February 26, 2020.