Report

The 39th Khartoum International Fair

Towards Attracting Domestic and Foreign Investments 

Haffiya Abdalla 

The Sudanese Company for Free Zones and Duty Frees inaugurated the 39th Khartoum International Fair, from 1st to 7th June 2022 under the supervision of the Ministry of Trade in the presence of the government officials, businessmen, diplomatic corps, with the participation of 9 countries, 50 international companies, and 250 local companies. 

Minister of Trade in charge, Amal Saleh inaugurated the session affirming the state’s interest and commitment to providing the appropriate environment to attract and encourage investment, especially since Sudan is on the verge of opening the world and reflecting all its capabilities, indicating that the exhibition is an economic demonstration and an opportunity and a platform for the cross-fertilization of the expertise of businessmen, praising the company and its organization of this session.

Mohamed Ahmed El-Zein, Vice-President of the Federation of Employers, assured the Federation’s interest in the continuation of the Federation’s participation in the Khartoum Fair in all commercial activities, exchange, and cooperation, announcing the establishment of gold and grain exchanges in the coming days.

Dr. Al-Fateh Awad, Director General of the Sudanese Company for Free Zones and Duty-Free stressed that this session is for innovation and the use of all modern effective technologies that contribute to the economic promotion, indicating that this session is exceptional, raising the banner of challenge and moving forward.

The Director-General of SFZ Dr. Al-Fateh Awad said there is promising cooperation led by SFZ in the relations between Sudan and South Sudan including a border-free zone.

The event will also witness the participation of the state of Khartoum.

 Dr. Al-Fateh Awad said there is promising cooperation led by SFZ in the relations between Sudan and South Sudan including a border-free zone.

The event will also witness the participation of the state of Khartoum. 

The head of the high committee of the Khartoum State Fair, Secretary-General of the Khartoum government, Mr. Rabeh Ahmed Hamid told the media that the state’s participation will be an opportunity to provide citizens with their daily needs through agreements with producers and the manufacturing sector in Sudan to sell some of their products directly at lower prices.

The Sudanese Company for Free Zones and Duty Frees was established in 1993 and became a public shareholding company in 2002. Free trade and business activities are the main activities of the company. 

It possesses the accumulated expertise of the Free Markets Corporation, which was established in 1973. The company has a series of galleries and Free Markets in both Khartoum and Red Sea states, which are characterized by the quality of goods and services provided to customers and customers. 

The Free Zones Activity is also considered an activity in support of the investment company’s operations, which started with the opening of the first free zone in Sudan on the Red Sea coast in 2000 and the free villages north of Khartoum in 2007. This is in addition to the activities of exhibitions and conferences within the service activities In addition to activity

The mission of the company is to activate and activate the free zone industry in Sudan as well as its commitment to promoting and improving free markets at sea and airports and providing goods and services to passengers by air and sea at preferential prices and achieving customer desire.

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