Message from CWEIC Chief Executive, Richard Burge


Dear Members and Friends,

July has been another busy month for CWEIC!

We’ve welcomed delegations from the Confederation of Indian Industry, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Institute of Directors Nigeria, as well as releasing a fantastic report in conjunction with the City of London on the services trade in the Commonwealth.


CWEIC Release ‘The Commonwealth Connection’ Report with the City of London


The Commonwealth Connection’, a report by CWEIC and the City of London explores how the harmonies of similar language, legal systems and heritage across the Commonwealth can act as a basis for increased intra-Commonwealth demand for services


CWEIC Host Confederation of Indian Industry


This month we hosted a delegation of Indian business leaders from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at CWEIC’s headquarters in Marlborough House. There, we engaged in discussion about India’s trade and investment relationship with the Commonwealth, and the strengthening bi-lateral ties between India and other Commonwealth nations.


CWEIC Receives FICCI’s ‘Delegation of Parliamentarians’ at the House of Lords


At the House of Lords, CWEIC welcomed a delegation of Indian parliamentarians to discuss the connection between India’s public sector and the Commonwealth, and what measures can be taken to ensure governments are working to facilitate business between India and other Commonwealth countries


UK-India Trade Set to Enter a New Defining Era


CWEIC Chief Executive gives his thoughts on UK-India trade, and why events such as ‘UK-India Week’, organised by India Inc., are so important to the relationship’s development


Horyal Investments Join CWEIC as Strategic Partners


CWEIC announce that Horyal Investments, who fund local and regional projects in Northern Uganda, have joined the organisation as Strategic Partners. The first Ugandan company to join CWIEC, it marks an important step towards developing closer ties with East Africa.


Institute of Directors Nigeria Delegation Received by CWEIC at Marlborough House


As part of the Institute of Directors Nigeria’s annual trade mission to London, CWEIC hosted a twenty strong delegation of prominent Nigerian business leaders to Marlborough House to engage on topical Commonwealth business themes

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