Message from CWEIC Chief Executive, Richard Burge


Dear Members and Friends,

I am delighted to send this message to you from Wellington where I am completing two weeks of travel in Australia and New Zealand.

In Sydney I spoke at the Alliances session of the World Chambers Congress, making the case for the Commonwealth to play it's part in supporting a global free trading system that spreads prosperity,  and is bound to a fundamental set of values with regards to democracy, transparency and good governance.


Dates Announced for the next Commonwealth Business Forum: 16-18 April 2018

The Commonwealth Business Forum 2018 will be held in London, UK on the 16-18th April 2018. This, the 11th Business Forum, will be organised in partnership with the City of London.

Young South African Entrepreneur Appointed to the Advisory Board of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council

Refilwe Monageng, founder of Refilwe Monageng Trading Enterprises discusses his ambition to attract investment to Africa.

CWEIC Hosts Malawian Minister for Trade Industry and Tourism


The Hon Henry Mussa MP, Malawian Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism cites ‘aggressive programme of reforms’ as turning point for Malawi at CWEIC’s Malawi Investor Roundtable.


Greater Kuala Lumpur positions itself as hub for multinationals at CWEIC Roundtable – ‘Kuala Lumpur as the Commonwealth gateway to ASEAN’


In partnership with Benoy, CWEIC hosted a breakfast session for InvestKL to present Malaysian investment opportunities to CWEIC members.


Rolls-Royce to deliver power stations to Bangladesh with a contract value of €133 million


Rolls-Royce announce major intra-Commonwealth energy investment.


Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa): Blockchains and Distributed Ledger Technology can Reduce the Cost of Remittances to Africa


FSD Africa on how new technologies can reduce the cost of sending money to Africa.  


CWEIC hosts public affairs roundtable on “The role of public affairs and strategic campaigns in helping private sector access emerging markets”


CTF Partners’ Chris Blackhurst  led discussions attended by representatives of companies including JCB, De La Rue, Crown Agents Bank and FTI consulting.

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