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UK partners African govts, to hold investment summit this month

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UK Partners African Governments, Holds Investment Summit in January
Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) is taking part in the UK-Africa Investment Summit (UK-AIS) organised in the UK by Her Majesty’s Government on 20 January 2020. There will be a Manufacturing pre-event, on 14-15 January, which is a prelude to the UK-AIS.

Please find below, some information about the pre-event on Manufacturing and the UK-AIS:

Manufacturing Pre-Event, 14-15 January 2020

The Manufacturing event will be held at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, in London on the 14th and 15th of January 2020. This specialist event and precursor to the UK-AIS, aims to match African countries’ investment needs with leading UK capability.

It will provide a unique opportunity for UK companies to learn more of the growing possibilities of investing in manufacturing in Africa and to raise African governments’ awareness of investor needs.

The event will feature a keynote address, presentations on manufacturing sub-sectors, one-to-one business meetings with investors and investment promotion agencies. Focus sectors include Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Consumables, Agri-processing, Construction Materials, Fast-moving Consumer Goods, Packaging and Electronics.

Investment promotion agencies and senior government officials from Nigeria and other African countries including Algeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, Tunisia and Uganda are expected to attend.

UK-Africa Investment Summit: 20 January 2020

With over 500 African and UK businesses invited, the UK-AIS will secure investment deals and showcase the UK’s unique offer to Africa. NIPC will use the opportunity to build new partnerships, promote Nigeria as an investment destination, and aim to secure investments in priority projects. In partnership with UKAid and supported by KPMG, NIPC will also release the “Nigeria Investment Guide” at the Summit.



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