A group of businessmen from six Latin American countries expressed their willingness to invest in the agro-industrial sector in Angola, as part of the creation of the Angolan-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIHA) in Luanda today.
In addition to Angola, the new chamber of commerce is part of the business community in Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela, the idea is to analyze the market in more detail so that, through the exchange of experiences and technology transfer, to other areas such as Trade and Tourism.
Angolan entrepreneurs will count on the participation of farmers to implement and develop family farming, as well as representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) established in the interior of the country.
In the context of the diversification of the Angolan economy, entrepreneurs want to contribute to reduce food shortages, improve family income, create jobs and reduce imports.
The Angolan Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIHA) has a General Assembly, Secretariat, Board of Directors, Fiscal, Executive Director, Cooperation and Exchanges Council and Superior Consultative.
Reinaldo Luís da Silva Trindade is the chairman of the Board of Directors, while Agostinho Raimundo de Sousa and Santos is the head of the General Assembly.
Speaking to ANGOP, CCIHA’s executive director, Manuel Graça de Deus, explained that the Chamber can be extended to 19 countries in Latin America, whose entrepreneurs are interested in integrating these trade exchange bodies.
Manuel Graça de Deus said that the objective is to develop, taking into account that Angola has to diversify the economy and focus attention on development.
The ambassador of Argentina to Angola, Luís Eugénio Bellando, present at the event, stressed that Angola has all the conditions created, from the soil to the climate and water resources, so that the development of agribusiness is a fact.
Luís Eugénio Bellando reiterated the willingness of Buenos Aires to support the process of diversification of the Angolan economy.
“The creation of the Chamber will boost the spirit of independent entrepreneurs, especially small and medium-sized enterprises,” he said.