UK – Africa Business Forum, Manchester

UK – Africa Business Forum, Manchester

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Accelerating UK – Africa internationalisation, trade, investment, exports, innovation , partnerships and ease of doing business

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Africa’s population is expected to grow to 2.5 billion by the year 2035. Currently 70% of Africans are under the age of 30. The region boast 30% of the world’s mineral resources and 65% of the planet’s arable agricultural land. South Africa, for example, holds 90% of the world’s platinum reserves, while Nigeria and Libya are among the top ten countries with the largest oil reserves. Africa also has the largest cobalt reserves, with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) accounting for more than two-thirds of global supplies. As the world transitions to green energy sources, cobalt has become a strategic resource, particularly in the automotive and power generation industries. Kenya and Ghana have the second and third highest mobile payment usage after China, demonstrating Africa’s enormous potential. Mobile transactions account for 87% of Kenya’s GDP and 82% in Ghana. To put this in context, the African mobile payment market could have 850 million customers by 2025, which is 100 million more than Europe’s total population.

Register to attend AfBC UK – Africa Business Forum, Manchester on Tuesday 03 October 2022 between 18:00 – 21:00 GMT in Manchester

THEME: Accelerating UK – Africa internationalisation, policies, trade relations, investment, exports and imports, innovation , partnerships and ease of doing business

Accelerating UK – Africa economic, export, imports and trade activities
Investment and business opportunities in Africa for UK businesses and entrepreneurs
Economic landscape and market opportunities in Infrastructure, innovation, technology, T4D, healthcare, agribusiness, manufacturing, renewable energy and manufacturing
Developing effective market entry and growth strategy
Establishing effective and mutual beneficial partnerships and collaboration
Navigating market complexities, de-risking operation and doing business best practices
Enhancing Cross Boarder Trade and Supply Chain Linkages
Support to grow your business in the African region
Eugene Nizeyimana – CEO, African Business Chamber (AfBC)

Patricia S Kabuleeta – Minister Counsellor Trade & Economic Affairs, Uganda High Commission, London

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Date And Time

2023-10-03 @ 06:00 PM to
2023-10-03 @ 09:00 PM

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