© pictures supplied by AHK Ghana for 3rd GABS

About German-African Business Summit (GABS)

The 4th GABS will take place from 6-8 December in Johannesburg where German and African business interests meet, where economic partnerships between Germany and Sub-Saharan Africa are strengthened, and where business trends and market opportunities are explored.

The German-African Business Summit (GABS) is Germany’s signature business event in Africa. At the GABS, top business and government leaders from Germany and Sub-Saharan Africa meet every two years in Africa to discuss and promote economic relations between Europe’s largest economy and the fastest-growing region in the world. The GABS is organized by the Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI) and chaired by the SAFRI Chairman, Prof. Dr. Heinz-Walter Große. 

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Impressions: 3rd German-African Business Summit (GABS) 2019 in Ghana

  © pictures supplied by AHK Ghana for 3rd GABS  

About Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI)

The Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI) is the regional initiative of German business. SAFRI is jointly supported by the following business associations: Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag – DIHK), Federation of German Industries (Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie – BDI), Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services (Bundesverband Großhandel, Außenhandel, Dienstleistungen – BGA), and German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft – AV).

SAFRI‘s aim is to improve the perception of Africa as a continent of opportunities among German businesses and to highlight their responsibility within this framework. SAFRI offers a platform for a united approach with the African partners focussed on building and intensifying economic cooperation as well as promoting investment and trade.

About Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC)

The Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC) is co – organizing the GABS. The SAGCC was formed in 1952 and is the largest and oldest bi-lateral chamber representing nearly 600 members across South Africa, SADC, Germany, and Switzerland. 




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