Africa Oil & Power, Announces Strategic Partnership with South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry
By Richard Adorsu-
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Accra, Ghana- Africa Oil and Power (AOP) is proud to announce its strategic partnership agreement with the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) for the AOP 2020 flagship conference in Cape Town. This is the second year that AOP and SACCI are working in partnership.
SACCI represents a diverse spectrum of business interests from 50 regional chamber movements representing 20,000 small businesses, regional national associations and South Africa’s largest companies – making SACCI the largest grouping of business interests in South Africa and an influential voice in the region.
“The spread of COVID-19 may have a significant impact in Africa’s commodity markets, affecting trade and the global economic. There is a need for bold and decisive economic policy decisions, and AOP 2020 serves as a platform to stimulate collaboration and trade in the continent,” says AOP Acting CEO James Chester.
Under the theme #InvestWithoutBoundaries, AOP highlights the importance of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area as a catalyst for energy production and innovation. AOP promotes business opportunity throughout the continent by collaborating with all sectors of Africa’s energy chain and by encouraging cross-border collaboration, investment and job creation.
“Regional integration of the economy in Africa, is key to building economic stability. Africa Continental Free Trade Area will bolster regional cooperation and encourage countries within the Continent, to make concerted effort, coordinate trade, exchange of knowledge and energy-sharing projects,” Chester said.
AOP 2020 will, for the first time, host Africa Renewables Forum, Africa LNG Forum and Energy Finance Forum. This will represent, the only conference, fully integrate sectors of oil and gas, uniting explorers, producers, financiers, service providers, power companies and governments in the continent.
The fifth edition of AOP returns to Cape Town on September 15-17, three days of deal-making, with focused discussions, for Africa’s energy transition, industrialization, regional businesses and economic transformation.
For New Africa Business News Richard Adorsu Reports, Africa Correspondent
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