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Akinwunmi Ambode appointed Vice President of CWEIC

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has been appointed as the Vice President of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC). Oliver Everett, CWEIC CEO, announced the appointment during a meeting at Lagos House, Nigeria. Mr. Ambode will be in office alongside Jeffrey Mountevans, the Lord Mayor of the City of... read more


The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council joins forces with Royal Mail to launch a three-year programme aimed at encouraging UK SMEs to export to the Commonwealth

Tuesday 26th April Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council has launched CommonwealthFirst, a three-year programme aimed at encouraging UK Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to export to the Commonwealth. The Council launched the programme at Marlborough House, the headquarters of the Commonwealth, at a breakfast session... read more


Commonwealth Trade Ministers Meeting to be held in London in March 2017

The meeting will be organised by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), working with the Commonwealth Secretariat.   It will seek to bring together ministers from across the Commonwealth to discuss trade and investment cooperation, with a focus on how countries could better use their informal links with each other... read more


CBF2015 – Communiqué and Report to Heads of Government

Commonwealth Business Forum 2015 24th ‐26th November, St Julian’s, Malta “Adding Global Value: Creating a More Prosperous Commonwealth” The Commonwealth Business Forum concluded with a call by the Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, Lord Marland, to double intra-Commonwealth trade to US$1 trillion before 2020 and for Commonwealth... read more


Business and Government leaders gather in Malta for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

Commonwealth Business Forum 2015, 24-26 November, Malta

The 10th Commonwealth Business Forum will open in Malta on Tuesday 24th November as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), bringing together 1300 business leaders from 75 countries with Heads of Government, Ministers and senior officials from the 53 Commonwealth countries and beyond with the theme “Creating a... read more


Partnership with AMPP Group

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council is delighted to announce that it has signed a partnership with AMPP Group to launch a technology driven initiative to promote trade and inward investment throughout the Commonwealth. “By using technology we can be relevant to businesses across the Commonwealth” said Lord Marland, Chairman... read more


GTR Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference

CWEIC has partnered with GTR to gather the corporate and financial community together in London to discuss the continent’s priorities at the inaugural GTR Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference, taking place at London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square on October 21-22. With London home to a number of corporations and... read more