Trade Promotion Council of India is organising the India-Africa IT & Telecom Virtual Trade Fair for African countries on 7-9 December 2021. The event aims to enable Indian exporters tap into the huge potential in the telecom and IT sector of the African market.
India’s telecom and IT sector is experiencing robust growth in the world market, with segments such as mobile witnessing exponential growth.
Focused Countries: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia.
In Africa, there is growing penetration of mobile users, with around 330 million unique subscribers. Currently, mobile penetration rate in the region is around 38%. Ratio of mobile lines to total population is also high at 80% for Kenya, 70% for Tanzania, 130% for South Africa, 110% for Namibia and 100% for Ghana. High number of subscriptions and mobile connections imply that Africa is on track to a highly developed IT and telecom sector.
In West Asia and North Africa (WANA) region, investments in the telecom sector are expected to grow the market size of the industry by a CAGR of 0.4% during 2020-25, reaching US$ 1.5 billion. In terms of goods trade, these regions import more than US$ 112.5 billion worth of goods such as electrical machinery and equipment; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers. Currently India caters to only 3% of this market’s import demand. The expanding market in these regions provides untapped opportunities to Indian companies.
Key features of the event
• Virtual booths with posters demonstrating Profile & Products
• Digital Business Card and Company Brochure Stand
• Multiple Product Listing with Catalogue Picture and Video Upload
• Virtual Chat Facility with Buyers/Visitors
• Video Conference Facility with Buyers/Visitors
• Complete schedule and management of meetings
Date: December 7-9, 2021