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CWEIC Sign MoU at Vibrant Gujarat MSME Conference

CWEIC recently led a 70-strong Commonwealth business delegation to the Vibrant Gujarat summit in Ahmadabad, India. There, CWEIC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the State of Gujarat to establish a three-year programme to support intra-Commonwealth trade among Indian SMEs. CWEIC Chair Lord Marland signed the MoU with Mr. M... read more

Factoring Supply Chain Finance Limited Granted Central Bank of Nigeria Operating Licence

LAGOS, January, 2019 Factoring and Supply Chain Finance Limited (FSCF), a company of CWEIC Strategic Partner PanAfrican Capital Holdings Company, has formally secured its Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) operating License to commence business transactions in Factoring, Trade Receivables Finance and other related services. Factoring is a financial transaction, and a... read more

New India has the Potential to Shape the Future of Commonwealth Trade

This year, Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) is an official partner of Vibrant Gujarat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attendance at last year’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London demonstrated the leading role India can play in the Commonwealth of the future. This off-field success built on India’s other... read more

CWEIC to Lead Trade Delegation to Vibrant Gujarat 2019

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) is excited to announce that it will be leading a delegation of prominent business leaders from all over the Commonwealth to attend India’s Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019. We are also delighted to be leading this delegation as an Official Partner of Vibrant Gujarat... read more

Genesis Group Join CWEIC as Strategic Partner

Genesis Group Nigeria Limited is a conglomerate offering services in catering, hospitality, entertainment, food production, oil & gas support services, trading and real estate, and have become the newest Strategic Partner of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC). Genesis Group was established in 1991 by Ichie (Dr.) Nnaeto Orazulike... read more

Africa Law Practice Join CWEIC as Strategic Partner

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) are pleased to announce that Africa Law Practice have joined the organisation as a Strategic Partner. ALP (Africa Law Practice) is a Nigeria-based, leading commercial law firm that is Africa business-focused. The firm is a strategic merger of four distinct practices bringing together legal,... read more

Rwanda: Africa’s Up and Coming Mining Destination

On Wednesday 28th November, The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), in partnership with the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) hosted an event highlighting the considerable opportunity present in the Rwandan mining sector. Held at Mishcon de Reya LLP’s offices in Central London, the event featured company showcases... read more

The Importance of the Private Sector in Commonwealth Education

60 per cent of Commonwealth citizens are under the age of 30 – an age group which governments and civil society have a duty of care to educate and support. Education empowers young people, not just with the knowledge and skills they need to earn a living, but in positively... read more

CWEIC Convenes Global Advisory Council Meeting at Marlborough House

Members of CWEIC’s global Advisory Council convened at Marlborough House on 24th October for October’s Advisory Council meeting. Representatives from CWEIC’s Strategic Partners came together for a comprehensive update on the organisation’s activities across the Commonwealth, and to contribute towards discussion regarding future events and programmes. After a welcome and... read more