The Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) through the Export Development and Promotion Department led a seven-company delegation to Kitwe, Zambia for the Copperbelt Agriculture and Commercial Show Society (CACSS). This exposition was billed for May 27th to the 31st, 2015 at the CACSS Grounds. The companies which participated in the exposition had products ranging from PVC pipes, transformers, water treatment chemicals to power cables.
The delegation comprised of the following companies; Afro Fab, Zismo Engineering, Reliance Foundries, Flo-tek, Power Engineering, Royal Technologies, Global Lubricants. These companies were looking to capitalize on the presence of mining companies in Kitwe as this exhibition provided an opportunity to supply the mines with products such a conveyer belt rollers, transformers etc. The companies also used the exhibition as a networking platform and met with prospective agents and customers based in Zambia.
The Botswana High Commission in Zambia joined the delegation and hosted the team to a dinner. The companies shared with the High Commission representatives that they were optimistic that they had generated enough leads to open business opportunities between Botswana and Zambia. They also thanked BITC for continuously creating these kinds of opportunities for them. The High Commission in response, vouched support to these companies and promised to continue to sell their products on their behalf even beyond the exhibition.