AFRICA REIMAGINED PARTICIPATES IN THE “4TH BRAND AND QUALITY ONLINE SHOPPING FESTIVAL AND QUALITY AFRICAN PRODUCTS ONLINE SHOPPING FESTIVAL” IN CHINA

Africa Reimagined is supporting a promotional shopping festival for African products in China that is taking place from April 28 till May 12.

More than 100,000 African brands will be showcased on over 300 e-commerce platforms during the: “4th Brand and Quality Online Shopping Festival and Quality African Products Online Shopping Festival.”

The event is being hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), jointly with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the National Development and Reform Commission, and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, among others.

As well as online, there will also be offline events held in exhibition centres in 4 Africa-China free trade zones in the provinces of Hunan, Hubei, Henan and Zhejiang. Here, premium African products and brands including Monks Gin (premium gin from South Africa), Oye (handmade footwear and accessories from Kenya), tea from Tanzania (Kazi Yetu), Rwanda bean (roasted coffee from Rwanda) and Kazi Yetu (tea from Tanzania) will be on display and introduced to buyers and distributors. The events will be livestreamed across China and East Africa and feature speeches from Chinese government officials and African ambassadors.

Africa Reimagined is supporting premium African brands with showcasing their products at these events and submitting these brands’ promotional videos to be featured in the offline events and online broadcastings, as well as supporting these brands with entry onto these Chinese e-commerce platforms.

Africa Reimagined is a Beijing-based China market entry service platform and consultancy for premium African brands. It is the flagship programme of Development Reimagined, a Beijing-based, wholly Kenyan-owned international development consultancy.

For more information on how Africa Reimagined can support your brand with entering into the Chinese market, please check our services or book a free consultation here.

Watch the live stream of the event from here.

 

活力非洲公司正在支持将于 4 月 28 日至 5 月 12 日在中国举办的非洲产品促销购物节。

在“第四届品牌与精品网购节暨非洲精品网购节”期间,超过100,000个非洲品牌将在300多个电子商务平台上展示。

该活动由中国商务部(MOFCOM)主办,外交部、国家发展和改革委员会、工业和信息化部等部门联合主办。

除了线上,线下活动还将在湖南、湖北、河南、浙江等4个非中自贸区的展览中心举办。在这里,优质的非洲产品和品牌包括 Monks Gin(来自南非的优质杜松子酒)、Oye(来自肯尼亚的手工鞋履和配饰)、来自坦桑尼亚的茶(Kazi Yetu)、卢旺达豆(来自卢旺达的烤咖啡)和 Kazi Yetu(来自坦桑尼亚)将展出并介绍给买家和经销商。这些活动将在中国和东非进行现场直播,并有中国政府官员和非洲大使发表演讲。

活力非洲公司正在支持非洲优质品牌在这些活动中展示他们的产品,并将这些品牌的宣传视频提交到线下活动和在线广播中,并支持这些品牌进入这些中国电子商务平台。

活力非洲公司是一家位于北京的中国市场准入服务平台和非洲优质品牌咨询服务平台。这是总部位于北京、肯尼亚全资拥有的国际发展咨询公司睿纳新国际咨询服务的旗舰项目。

如需了解更多关于活力非洲公司如何支持您的品牌进入中国市场的信息,请查看我们的服务或在此处预约免费咨询。

从这里观看活动的现场直播。

Keyi (Freddy) Liu

 Research Analyst

Freddy is a research intern in Africa Reimagined. He focuses on Chinese market research and wishes to assist African high-end brands to achieve success in China. He also has interest in international relations. Freddy is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in economics.

Sena Voncujovi

Research Analyst

Sena Voncujovi is a research and policy analyst at Development Reimagined. Voncujovi specializes in global health issues, Japan-Africa relations, and China-Africa relations. He served as the Editor-in-chief of Peking University’s Africa Think Tank (PATT) during his master’s in International Relations & Politics as a Yenching Scholar. Voncujovi previously advised the Ghanaian government for the 2019 TICAD 7 Conference held in Yokohama. He is the co-founder of Jaspora, Tokyo’s largest community of African diasporan diplomats, changemakers, professionals, students, and business people.

Fikayo Akeredolu

Research Analyst

Fikayo Akeredolu is a finance and research analyst at Development Reimagined. She is studying for a PhD in Politics & International Relations at Oxford. Her research focuses on how African countries can better leverage economic and political power. She has experience in financial products from Bloomberg LP and Thomson Reuters. She is also a Schwarzman Scholar.

Yixin Yu

Research Analyst

Yixin is a Junior Research Analyst and her focus areas is on public-private partnership and entrepreneurship. She has over three years of working experience in both private and public sectors in Ethiopia. She was the China Liaison Officer for project ‘Partnership for Investment and Growth in Africa’ at International Trade Centre, where she accumulated rich experience in investment and trade promotion.

Ivory Kairo

Communications Support

Ivory is a Kenyan lawyer with experience in policy research and analysis. She also supports the communications team through liaising with African brands, creating graphic content and other external outputs at AR. Ivory speaks English, Swahili and French

Patrick Anam

Trade Policy Analyst

Patrick is an International Trade Policy and Trade Law Expert with over 5 years of experience. His expertise includes trade law, trade policy analysis and regional integration. He is currently engaged with Development Reimagined as a Senior Trade Analyst, and he applies his Trade Policy expertise to AR’s work. Patrick has previously consulted for the East African Community, UNECA and for the Kenya Ministry of Trade.

Jinyu Chen

Research Analyst | Paris, France

Jinyu is a dual-degree Master’s student at Sciences Po & Peking University.  At Africa Reimagined, Jinyu produces research to foster better mutual understanding between African clients and Chinese consumers. 

 

Jade Scarfe

Communications Support
Jade is a research analyst and communication support at Africa Reimagined. She supports with liaising with African brands, creating content and gathering China market research.

Yike Fu

China-Africa Policy Analyst

Yike Fu is a Policy Analyst and has been responsible for leading numerous areas of work, including on debt analysis in Africa and beyond, and China-Africa trade and investment logistics and analysis. She is the co-author of “African Debt Guide”, in which she challenged the narrative that Africa is in the midst of a new debt crisis by analysing data back to the 1970s and adopting new metrics to present the real story behind the data. She also developed a benchmark to compare the financial distribution of development partners such as the UK, US, Japan, France and China in Africa. Prior to her role at DR she worked at the International Finance Corporation and African Union Representational Mission to the US. She holds a Masters in International Affairs from George Washington University.

Rosie Wigmore

Project Manager | Beijing, PRC

Rosie is the Project Manager of Africa Reimagined (AR) at Development Reimagined (DR) where she supports high-end African brands with entering the Chinese market by operating services such as trademark protection, Chinese market research, Chinese partnership building, and Africa to China logistical support and import/export services. Rosie has worked with DR for over two years now with proven success in helping high-end African brands navigate the Chinese market. She is extremely passionate about her work because more African brands selling in the Chinese marketplace means African countries can export MORE value-added goods, create MORE jobs and foster MORE innovation in African countries.

Leah Lynch

Deputy Director | Beijing, PRC

Leah Lynch is Deputy Director of Development Reimagined (DR), and head of the China office. Leah has over 10 years of experience in development and has lived in China for over 8 years. Leah has also travelled extensively around Asia and Africa for research. Leah supports the strategic direction of the team across China, with a mission to deliver high quality research on sustainable development and poverty reduction. Leah is also Chair of the Sustainability Forum at the British Chamber of Commerce in China, providing direction on sustainability initiatives for British and Chinese business. Leah has also consulted on various evaluations on UK aid (ICAI) and is a specialist on development cooperation from the UK and China. Leah has also consulted on various UN projects, including providing support to the UN China team during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Prior to DR, Leah was at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, supporting the UN’s portfolio on communication strategies, China’s South- South Cooperation and the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Before UNDP, Leah lived and worked in Kenya developing sustainable water policies for the Kenyan government.

Hannah Ryder

Founder and CEO 

Hannah Ryder is the Founder & CEO of Development Reimagined. A former diplomat and economist with 20 years of experience, named one of 100 most influential Africans in 2021, she is also Senior Associate for the Africa Program of the Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS), sits on the Board of the Environmental Defence Fund, and is a member of UAE’s International Advisory Council on the New Economy. Prior to her role at DR, Ms Ryder led the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s work with China to help it scale up and improve its cooperation with other developing countries, including in Africa. She has also played various advisory roles for the UN and OECD and co-authored the seminal Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change in 2006.