Southern Africa, also known as the Southern African Development Community (SADC) â is a regional economic block consisting of 16 Member States*.Â
SADC is home to 277 million people with a combined GDP of USD 575.5 Billion. The EU is the regionâs largest trading partner with
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, asÂ well as practical tips from several years of experience, both country-specific and across the region.
Ms. Ă sa Jarskog, President Swedish-Southern African Chamber of CommerceÂ
Mr. Teppo Tauriainen, Director General for Trade,Â Ministry for Foreign Affairs
H.E. Mr. Lameck Nthekela, Dean of SADC Ambassadors in Sweden
Mr. Stefan Borsos, MD Voith Sweden
Mr. Anders Craft, Investment Manager Swedfund
Mr. Magnus Furuholm, Head of Swedbank Southern Africa
Mr. Simunza Muyangana, Entrepreneur in ZambiaÂ
More speakers might be added.Â
Â *TheÂ SADCÂ 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.Â
A light lunch will be served from 11:30.Â
Welcome to an interactive seminar on the opportunities and challenges of doing business in Southern Africa