The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is organising a Business Seminar on Thursday 13 June 2019 at the premises of the Economic Development Board of Mauritius (EDB) on the upcoming FOODEX JAPAN 2020 EXPO which will be held from 10-13 March 2020 in Japan.  Accordingly, JETRO has requested the EDB to facilitate the dissemination of invitations to relevant stakeholders in Mauritius.  On behalf of the Johannesburg Office of JETRO, we are pleased to invite you to attend the JETRO Business Seminar on FOODEX JAPAN 2020 EXPO which will be held in the Conference room of the Economic Development Board.

The invitation and programme details are linked below for reference.


Headquartered in Tokyo, JETRO undertakes the following activities, amongst others:

  • Promotion of Trade and Business between Japan and the rest of the world;
  • Provision of assistance for business expansion of developing countries;
  • Contribution to trade policies and economic partnerships; and also
  • Promotion foreign direct investment (FDI) into Japan.

Kindly note that FOODEX is Asia’s No.1 Professional Trade Show for Food & Beverage -for new markets and target groups, for all the trends, for contacts and business deals.  Around 85,000 visitors are expected to join FOODEX JAPAN 2020. FOODEX JAPAN is designed to be of great assistance in creating and expanding business opportunities in the food industry and to widely introduce information on the latest trends regarding the food industry.


Kindly refer to the post show report for FOODEX JAPAN 2019 on whereby more than 3,000 exhibitors  from 94 countries participated and 85,000 visitors joined the event where they had passionate and profitable business meetings.


Companies attending the JETRO Business Seminar on FOODEX JAPAN 2020 EXPO are requested to inform the EDB on or contact Ms Vanisha Luchmun on +230 203 3839.