National Forum PORTNET

Virtual single window of foreign trade : the requirement of an inclusive collaboration

  • Sunday, September 4
  • Monday, Septembre 5

Sunday, September 4

10:00 to 18:00 -- Recovery of the badges - Registration of participants

10:00

20:00 to 22:00 -- Welcome cocktail

20:00

Monday, Septembre 5

Registration of participants

8h00

OPENING CEREMONY

Opening statement by Mr. Abdelilah BENKIRANE the Head of government of Morocco

  • Mr. Abdelaziz RABBAH, Minister of Equipement, Transport and Logistics
  • Mr. Mohamed ABBOU, Minister in Charge of Foreign Trade
  • Mr. Gilbert Mokoki, Minister of Transport, Civil Aviation and Merchant Marine – Republic of Congo
  • Mr. Zouhair CHORFI, General Manager of Moroccan Customs Administration and Indirect Taxes
  • Ms Meriem Bensalah, President of CGEM (General confederation of companies of morocco)
  • Welcoming words from Ms Nadia Laraki , President of the Board of PORTNET S.A.
  • Speeches of :
    • WCO : M. Sergio Mujica, Deputy Secretary General
    • CEE-ONU : Ms. Virginia CRAM-MARTOS Director of the economic cooperation and trade division
    • UNECA : M.Simon Mevel, Economic Affairs Officer, ATPC
    • M.Ibrahima Nour Eddine DIAGNE, President of AACE
9h00

Official visit of the Exhibition area

10h00

Coffee break

10h30

SESSION 1 : INCLUSIVE COOPERATION FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, COMPETITIVENESS AND BUSINESS CLIMATE

  • M. Abdelaziz RABBAH – Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics – Morocco
  • M. Mohamed ABBOU – the Minister of Foreign Trade – Morocco
  • M. Daouda TRAORE – The Minister of Infrastructure – Burkina Faso
  • M. Gilbert MOKOKI – The Minister Minister of Transport, Civil Aviation and Merchant Marine – Republic of Congo
  • Mrs. Gudianga BAAYOKISA KISULA – The Minister of trade – Republic Democratic of Congo

Moderator : Mr. Mounir FERRAM, Director of Presidential Aairs and council of the Casablanca- Settat region – Morocco

11h00

Lunch break

12h30

SESSION 2 : BUSINESS FACILITATION FOR A MORE FAVOURABLE BUSINESS CLIMATE: NEW DRIVERS ACCELERATORS AROUND SINGLE WINDOW

Representatives of :

  • National commitee of the business environment « CNEA – CREA »
  • Minister in charge of foreign trade
  • General confederation of business in Morocco « CGEM »
  • BCP
  • ICTD
  • KenTrade
  • PORTNET

Moderator : Mr. Richard Morton, general secretary of IPCSA

14h00

Discussion

14h45

SESSION 3 : ECONOMIC OPERATORS FACING THE PERPETUAL TRANSFORMATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Representatives of :

  • Moroccan customs Administration and indirect Taxes
  • National ports agency – Morocco
  • Moroccan Agency for logistics Developments
  • United nations conference on Trade and Development (CNUCED)
  • TMPA
  • BCP
  • EUROPEAN UNION
  • ASMEX (Moroccan Exporters association)

Moderator : Mr. Abdelaziz MANTRACH, Président of APRAM , Président logistics Committee ASMEX

15h00

Discussion

15h45

Coffee break graciously offered by ASMEX

16h00

SESSION 4 : INTERNATIONAL TRADE DIFFERENTLY THROUGH THE SINGLE WINDOWS : THREATS OR OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERMEDIATION TRADES ?

Representavies of :

  • International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)
  • Federation of associations of Brokers and Agents (FONASBA)
  • Professional association of shippong agents , cosignees of ships and charter brokers in Morocco (APRAM)
  • Association of Freight Forwarders of Morocco (AFFM)
  • Single Window for foreign trade of Ivory coast (GUCE)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (CEE-ONU)

Moderator : M. Abdou DIOF Executive-Partner Mazars, Accountant – Audit and Consulting – Développement in Africa

16h30

Discussion

17h15