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Tunisia: Bassem Loukil talks about major African meeting in Tunis

Bassem Loukil, head of the Loukil Group and president of the Tunisia-Africa Business Council), spoke about the event that will probably be one of the flagship events of 2017: The African Business Forum, probably scheduled for late October – November.

He explained that it is “Classe Export”, initiator and organizer of the event, which wished to relocate it this year in Tunis. The last edition, Africa 2016, was held in Paris. Henceforth, he said, the meeting will be organized alternately in Paris and in an African country…

Things have progressed well in Tunisia and are finalized to 80%, said the CEO of the Loukil Group. There remain the modalities of financing, between Cepex (the Export Promotion Center) and the Ministry of Trade. But after the success of Tunisia 2020, this case should be completed quickly.

He said TABC is working on the success of the event, which will be a real launch pad on the African continent, with 1000 participants expected, including 600 African operators, the rest being European investors and entrepreneurs, mostly French …

As for Tunisia’s desire to integrate the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa, Bassem Loukil said that this plan was discussed with the former Minister of Trade and that it is an excellent thing to see it back on the table…


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