The future of customs & borderless trade

Africa trade & customs week summit & Expo



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Experience Kigali's history of trade and rich culture of hospitality

Africa Trade and Customs Week Summit 2023 will be hosted in  Kigali which is ideally positioned in the centre of Rwanda, Kigali extends across several hills and valleys, with good road links to the rest of the country. The verdant capital city is pleasantly low key yet dynamic and progressive, with just over one million inhabitants. First-time visitors to the bustling and colourful centre often remark how clean the streets are, a matter of pride across every community throughout the country.

Kigali’s heritage and traditions have been shaped by its position as a historic trade hub in Africa. Millions of tourists visit every year. In addition to cultural destinations, heritage artefacts, outdoor activities, winelands, and local delicacies await you to discover.

The shows venue will offer the space and facilities required for the ambition of the agenda and to host esteemed guests and delegates in an environment fitting of the occasion. The exhibition area will use interactive technologies for product display, simulations, live demonstrations and engaging programs and workshops on an unprecedented scale. 

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