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CWEIC Welcomes Horyal Investments as First Ugandan Strategic Partner

Horyal Investments is a Ugandan business which operates in a diverse variety of sectors, largely focusing on infrastructure in North Uganda. The work that Horyal is conducting there is hugely influential, especially in Amuru District, where Horyal has most recently invested in the region’s first sugar factory, cited as the... read more

Ghana EXIM Bank Join CWEIC as Strategic Partners

Ghana EXIM Bank, the result of a merger between three central Ghanain government agencies, is the principle export finance institution for the Government of Ghana. The bank have joined the CWEIC as Strategic Partners, and Lawrence Agyinsam, Ghana EXIM Bank’s Chief Executive Officer has been appointed as the bank’s representative to... read more

June Message from Chief Executive Richard Burge

Dear Members and Friends, By time of publishing, I will have just returned from Lagos, Nigeria, where CWEIC ran its first ‘Connecting the Commonwealth’ event. The event, running in conjunction with the Lord Mayor of London’s visit, was designed to bring together Commonwealth business leaders with their Nigerian counterparts. It... read more

CWEIC Hosts the First ‘Connecting the Commonwealth’ Event in Lagos, Nigeria

Last week, CWEIC hosted the first ‘Connecting the Commonwealth’ event in Lagos; a roundtable and networking session designed to explore and discuss ways to enhance the both the UK and Nigeria’s bilateral trade relationship, and Nigeria’s relationship with the wider Commonwealth. ‘Connecting the Commonwealth’ was run in conjunction with the... read more

From London to Lagos; Why the Commonwealth is Relevant to Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy, both by size and population. The country’s 177 million citizens, alongside Nigeria’s growing international presence all contribute to a rapidly developing economy valued at $400bn. Remarkably, neither the economy nor the population growth is showing any signs of slowing down; population is set to increase... read more

CWEIC Hosts FICCI Forum of Parliamentarians Delegation at the House of Lords

Last week, CWEIC hosted a delegation of Indian parliamentarians, representing a diverse range of political parties, at the House of Lords. The delegation was organised by FICCI; the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, with a view to interact on a high level with industry leaders, government officials... read more

LADOL Join CWEIC’s Growing Nigerian Network

The Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL) has joined the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council as a Strategic Partner. LADOL Free Zone was built on a secure island inside Lagos’ Apapa Port. The state-of-the-art facility, which was reclaimed from disused land, occupies a strategic location at Lagos Harbour’s entry point;... read more