The MEADFA Conference 2018

News and useful information about the Middle East and Africa Duty Free Association’s annual Conference organised by TFWA plus how to book your place.


Future-ready in the Middle East

Tuesday 20 November 2018First to take to the stage on day two of the MEADFA Conference was economist Maurice Matta, who told delegates that the Lebanese economy is forecast to grow 1.3% in 2018, down from an estimated 1.8% in 2017.

Creating ambassadors for the region

Monday 19 November 2018The MEADFA Conference 2018 got off to an upbeat start when Haitham al Majali, President of MEADFA stated that the region was witnessing promising growth, with duty free and travel retail sales up 7.3% last year.