As part of economic recovery plans for the continent, Globe Chambers of Commerce and Industry has scheduled Japan – Africa Economic Forum to hold from April 25 to 30, 2021.
The event according to the organization will Fastrack a large volume of bilateral trade between African countries and Japan, one way they are working towards seeing Africa bounce back to greatness after the devastating effects of covid-19 pandemic on global trade especially.
With the event fixed for April 2021, the president of Globe Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Hon. Nwabueze Buchi George, believes that the proposed date will be a great time to have the event, adding that he believes that by then there would have been a medical breakthrough that will ensure participants are not put n any form of danger.
“We need to open the world up with ideas”, Hon. Buchi George said, while speaking from Abuja Nigeria. He further stated that one of those ideas is to find ways nations and continents can partner to achieve a greater common good.
“Japan is a great nation and can offer us a lot, while we can do same for them. We’re working on a union that will encourage trade, investments and economic development in both ways and working with appropriate authorities in several African countries is one thing we are doing at the moment and we’ll be announcing a lot of participating nations before the time of the event”
Japan – Africa Economic Forum is one of the programs lined up by Globe Chambers of Commerce and Industry as the organization look to also connecting with other nations of the western world where they believe Africa can network for economic development.