SAGTS-South Africa global Trade Showto be held in Johannesburg. South Africa is the largest energy producer and consumer on the continent. A nation of about 50 million people of diverse origins, cultures, languages, and religions.
By UN classification South Africa is a middle-income country with an abundant supply of resources, well-developed financial, legal, communications, energy, and transport sectors, a stock exchangethat ranks among the top twenty in the world, and a modern infrastructure supporting an efficient distribution of goods to major urban centers throughout the entire region. South Africa is ranked 25th in the world in terms of GDP(PPP) as of 2008.
South Africa is a popular tourist destination; its Chief exports include corn, diamonds, fruits, gold, metals and minerals, sugar, and wool. Machineryand transportation equipment make up more than one-third of the value of the country’s imports. Other imports include chemicals, manufactured goods, and petroleum. It is the eighth largest wine producer in the world, and the eleventh largest producer of sunflower seed.
SAGTSis organized in conjunction with 9 major exhibitions (see the list below). SAGTS will be showcasing over 10,000 products, machinery and equipments, from over 35 countries. Trade visitors are being invited directly from east, south, central and West African and in collaboration with regional trade bodies in South Africa, Botswana Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola Nigeria, Ghana, and Cameroon.
SAGT will provide a unique range of integrated marketing opportunities that assist in identifying, targeting, attracting and marching the needs of importers, exporters, and traders creating a platform to help you explore on new customers in a domestic market, new business opportunities in an export market, or a global presence on the world stage. As a result provides an effective dynamic launch pad for new products and existing ones. SAGTS provides a platform for developing new export and import link acting as a direct catalyst to industrial development, commercial development and technology transfer.
The exhibition provides a platform that helps in making strategic decision when comparing innovative ideas that gives your business the spring board to greater business height.