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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

9 Heads of Government Confirmed for the Commonwealth Business Forum 2015

Commonwealth Business Forum 2015

The Commonwealth Business Forum 2015, to be held 24-26 November at the Hilton Hotel, Malta, will be opened by Hon Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta and will be addressed by 8 visiting Heads of Government. Vising Heads include; Hon Philémon Yang, Prime Minister of Cameroon; The Rt Hon Pakalitha... read more

Oliver Everett gives keynote speech at Lagos Chamber annual investment conference

In a bid to increase export capacity and support direct investment flows, CWEIC has promised to help Nigeria attract the trade and investment opportunities needed to achieve economic growth and development. The Chief Executive of Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, Oliver Everett explained that Nigeria should find ways to address... read more

MHC: India’s Role in the Commonwealth

CWEIC & CII sign memorandum of understanding

On 9th July the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held a Marlborough House Conversation, where they signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cement their strategic partnership. The organisations will initially focus on the key themes of skills, SMEs and sustainability which are... read more

Commonwealth Business Forum Open for Registrations

The registration portal for the Commonwealth Business Forum is now live. Those wishing to register can now do so here Hosted by the Hon Dr Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta, as part of the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the Business Forum will be held at the Hilton... read more

CWEIC opens City Office at Guildhall

We are delighted to announce that on 1st May we opened an office at the Guildhall, home of the City of London Corporation. We are extremely grateful to the Lord Mayor of London, who is a Vice President of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, and Mark Boleat, Chairman of... read more

Commonwealth Report demonstrates Trade costs 19% lower between member countries

Marlborough House Conversation: Facilitating Commonwealth Trade

At the CWEIC’s Marlborough House Conversation on 22 May 2015 Dr Mohammad Razzaque, Acting Director of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Trade Policy Division, presented his team’s initial findings from the most comprehensive analysis of Commonwealth trade and investment ever undertaken. You can find the paper here and the full report will... read more

Moorgate expands its PR platform

CWEIC Member News

Specialist public relations agency Moorgate Communications has recently opened an office in Manchester. The firm focuses on PR campaigns for corporate and investment finance, with particular specializations in areas such as trade and project finance, infrastructure, strategic investment, emerging markets and supply-chain finance. “The aim of the Manchester office is... read more