Posted by: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

Tunisia Automotive 2018, the 1st edition of the international car spare parts fair, will be organised on November 27-30 at the Kram Exhibition Centre, according to the Export Promotion Centre (CEPEX).

This biennial professional fair is a showcase of new technologies in the sector of spare parts, related and contiguous services. The fair will also promote the competences acquired by Tunisian enterprises in this field and shed light on the important potentials of foreign investments in this buoyant sector for the Tunisian economy.

This event is mainly open to Tunisian and foreign manufacturers of rolling stock components of all specialties, as well as to suppliers of machinery and manufacturing equipment of rolling stock components, CEPEX said on its website.

The fair also aims to present Tunisia as a producer country of components and spare parts, promote each two years the development of the automotive components and spare parts industry in Tunisia, develop the sector’s export activity, propose for professional manufacturers, representatives and importers a presentation and exchange space, establish partnership relations and diversify the markets.

The exhibition will also ensure the technological watch, raise awareness among the professionals about the sector’s future technological change, present all trades linked to the automotive components and spare parts industry to favour a maximum integration, increase the sales volume and develop the image of the exhibiting enterprise’s brand.

Some 150 Tunisian and foreign exhibitors will partake in this fair that seeks to attract enterprises from France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Turkey, China, Japan and the Maghreb region.

The Tunisia Automotive Day, a forum and workshops will be held, simultaneously with this event, by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA Tunisia) and the Tunisian Automotive Association (TAA).

Over 8,000 professional visitors, most of them from the Maghreb, Arab, African and European countries, are expected to this fair.

This edition is organised by the Tunis International Fairs Company in partnership with FIPA, TAA and the Technical Centre of Mechanical and Electrical Industries (CETIME), with the collaboration of the National Engineering and Electricity Federations of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA), the Agency for Promotion of Industry and Innovation (APII) and CEPEX.

The event will benefit from the support of the Ministries of Industry and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and of Trade.