Stockholms Handelskammare - Do Business: Opportunities in Southern Africa

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Evenemang / Do Business: Opportunities in Southern Africa

Do Business: Opportunities in Southern Africa

18 September
Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Brunnsgatan 2, Stockholm
Internationell handel
Southern Africa is home to 277 million people and consists of a diverse group of countries, from African powerhouse South Africa, financial center Mauritius, to diamond, copper and oil giants Botswana, Zambia and Angola respectively.

Southern Africa, also known as the Southern African Development Community (SADC) – is a regional economic block consisting of 16 Member States with a combined GDP of USD 575.5 Billion. The EU is the region’s largest trading partner with an exclusive trading agreement signed between the EU and some of the SADC member states. SADC countries occupy 8 of the top 10 rankings on Ease of Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa for 2018 and have continued to show policy improvements towards industrialization and service delivery.

While the SADC region boosts uniformity in trade policy, each market is different and requires a different approach. During the seminar, you will get an overview of business opportunities in the region, as well as practical tips from several years of experience, both country-specific and across the region.

Ms. Åsa Jarskog, President Swedish-Southern African Chamber of Commerce 
H.E. Mr. Lameck Nthekela, Dean of SADC Ambassadors in Sweden
Mr. Bengt Carlsson, Ambassador, Africa Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Mr. Stefan Borsos, MD Voith Sweden
Mr. Magnus Furuholm, Head of Swedbank Southern Africa
Dr. Pontus Engström, CEO and Co-Founder of MTI Investment AS

 *The SADC member states
Angola, Botswana, Comoros (since August 2017), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The seminar is co-hosted by the Swedish-Southern African Chamber of Commerce and the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. 

A light lunch will be served from 11:30. 

Welcome to an interactive seminar on the opportunities and challenges of doing business in Southern Africa

18 September
Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Brunnsgatan 2, Stockholm
Registration: 11:30

Price (excl VAT): Members 0 kr, others: 600 kr  Bli medlem nu
(Signing up is binding and a confirmation and a bill will be sent once you sign up. If you are unable to attend you can give your seat to someone else.)

Contact: Marianne Dott

Sign up no later than: 13 September
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