Activities of FACIM - Maputo International Trade Fair
FACIM since the first times of its foundation defined as main objectives, the organisation of trade fairs, exhibitions, conferences, and congresses, being able to explore amusement parks, restaurants and other similar activities, as complement of those main ones.
FACIM along its 45 years of existence has been accomplishing with its historical mission. If it is true that from 1965 up to 1974, FACIM promoted the Portuguese settlers' economic interests, FACIM'75 known as the Fair of the Independence, was the turning point, to serve the interests of the People's Republic of Mozambique. In it participated, for the first time, representations of countries until then excluded, such as: Algeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Yugoslávia, Zambia, Soviet Union, Nigeria, Romania and Pakistan. The were 2000 exhibitors in a total of 16 countries and the number of visitors reached 140 thousand.
During the decade of 80's, FACIM maintained and consolidated its position of one of the main important and biggest trade fair in Southern Africa, at the same time that increased its prestige in the UFI - Union of the International Fairs, an organism with headquarters in Paris, that congregates 579 fairs and exhibitions, that take place in 137 cities, located in 67 countries, dispersed all over the 5 continents of the world.
FACIM. - Maputo International Trade has as slogan "FACIM- the meeting point of the businessmen's", and for sure, it is affirmed as a great display case for the partners that believe and bet in the transformations in course in Mozambique.
Every years, during the months of August and September, countries from of all the continents and with most diversified political, economical and social systems, became used to see in FACIM, besides being the place that brings together buyers and salerperson's, also a point of reference that what Mozambique intends to do in the short, medium and long period.
Thursday, May 06, 2010
FACIM is also an international exhibition centre and multi-sectorial of companies of different branches.