9 December 2012

Angola: Commerce Minister Recommends Creation of Proximity Shops in Ganda

Ganda — The Angolan minister of Commerce , Rosa Pacavira, Saturday in Ganda municipality, central Benguela province, recommended the creation of more proximity shops, to promote the sale of agricultural products and items manufactured in the country.

Rosa Pacavira was speaking after visit an outlet of the "Poupala" minimarkets network, where she said most of the commodities she found are imported ones, which shows that there is still a long way in restructuring commerce in the country.

She mentioned that she couldn't even find locally harvested beans and potatoes in the shop she visited.

On the other hand, the minister said model shops have been launched in the province, with the local administrations listing existing infrastructures for rehabilitation and construction of new ones.

During her stay in the province, Rosa Pacavira who also travelled the municipality of Cubal, visited grain conservation facilities.

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