Botswana Trade And Investment Centre Supporting Expressions Of Interest In The Trans-Kalahari Railway Project

CWEIC Strategic Partner, the Botswana Trade and Investment Centre, is supporting calls for interested parties to come forward for funding the feasibility study and development of the proposed new railway corridor underpinned by the construction of the new and/or the upgrade of existing railway line between Botswana and Namibia, The Trans-Kalahari Railway Line. With this… Continue reading Botswana Trade And Investment Centre Supporting Expressions Of Interest In The Trans-Kalahari Railway Project

Strategic Partner, Crown Agents calls for Libya Flood Urgent Support Appeal

CWEIC Strategic Partner, Crown Agents, has called for urgent appeals following devastating flooding in Libya. On the evening of Sunday, 10th September 2023, Libya was affected by devastating floods that have left over 10,000 people missing, with the current death toll surpassing 6,000, according to local sources. The relentless rainfall, a consequence of the powerful… Continue reading Strategic Partner, Crown Agents calls for Libya Flood Urgent Support Appeal

Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum receives International Press Coverage

The Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum received coverage in national as well as international press outlets. Please see links to the international coverage below: Cameroon https://theguardianpostcameroon.com/post/1618/en/commonwealth-trade-investment-forum-in-bangladesh-minister-mbayu-heading-delegation-in-search-of Dominica https://wicnews.com/caribbean/minister-vince-henderson-represents-dominica-at-ctif-in-bangladesh-215859730/ Nigeria https://www-tbsnews-net.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.tbsnews.net/bangladesh/commonwealth-trade-and-investment-forum-opens-office-dhaka-trade-facilitation-700090?amp https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2023/09/18/obi-in-bangladesh-says-smes-key-to-global-economic-growth-rapid-expansion Sri Lanka https://www.ft.lk/business/Dilum-Amunugama-represents-SL-at-Commonwealth-Trade-and-Investment-Forum-in-Dhaka/34-753027 Uganda https://www.monitor.co.ug/uganda/business/markets/uganda-sends-officials-for-commonwealth-trade-forum-in-bangladesh-4365532 https://www.newvision.co.ug/category/news/ugandan-officials-set-to-attend-commonwealth-NV_169791 For links to Bangladeshi press coverage, please see: CTIF and the Hub Opening.

Strategic Partner, Tata Steel and The UK Government Jointly Agree on A Proposal for the Largest Investment in the UK Steel Industry for Decades

The proposal lays the decarbonisation pathway towards globally competitive and sustainable steel making in Port Talbot, UK. Tata Steel and the UK government announced a joint agreement on a proposal to invest in state-of-the-art Electric Arc Furnace steelmaking at the Port Talbot site with a capital cost of £1.25 billion inclusive of a grant from… Continue reading Strategic Partner, Tata Steel and The UK Government Jointly Agree on A Proposal for the Largest Investment in the UK Steel Industry for Decades

Peter Obi addresses the Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum in Bangladesh

CWEIC was pleased to welcome Mr Peter Obi, at the Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum in Dhaka, Bangladesh in September 2023. Mr Peter Obi, Founder and Former Chairman of Next International, is a long-standing Strategic Partner of CWEIC, and a strong advocate for the Nigerian Business Community within the Commonwealth Family. Mr Obi, addressed the… Continue reading Peter Obi addresses the Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum in Bangladesh

Delegates Gather for Two Days of Networking And Discussions Around Key Commonwealth Priorities

From September 13th to 14th, a gathering of 300 delegates from 30 Commonwealth nations and beyond convened in Dhaka for the inaugural Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum. Conducted through collaboration between the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) and partners such as the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and ZI Foundation,… Continue reading Delegates Gather for Two Days of Networking And Discussions Around Key Commonwealth Priorities

2nd Annual Commonwealth-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Green Investment Award presented to Eco Brix at Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum

HE Sheikh Hasina MP, Honourable Prime Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh presented the 2nd Annual Commonwealth-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Green Investment Award to Mr Sinan Kitegenda, CTO, Eco Brixs, Uganda at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum. CWEIC, through its Commonwealth wide network of partner organisations and… Continue reading 2nd Annual Commonwealth-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Green Investment Award presented to Eco Brix at Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum

CWEIC Opens New Hub Office in Bangladesh

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council has official launched the Bangladesh Hub Office in Dhaka. CWEIC Chairman, Lord Marland, and the Bangladesh Prime Minister’s Advisor for Private Industry and Investment Adviser, Salman F Rahman, inaugurated the office in Dhaka with a ceremony. During the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum, Lord Marland,… Continue reading CWEIC Opens New Hub Office in Bangladesh

Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina, MP officially inaugurates the Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum in Dhaka

On the 13th and 14th of September, 300 delegates from 30 Commonwealth countries and beyond came together in Dhaka for the 1st Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum. Organised by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) in partnership with the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ZI Foundation, and under the… Continue reading Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina, MP officially inaugurates the Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum in Dhaka

Commonwealth Legal Network member, Irwin Mitchell Combines With Scottish Law Firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie

Irwin Mitchell, a long standing CWEIC Strategic Partner and member of the Commonwealth Legal Network, has announced they are investing in Scotland-based law firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie. Together the two firms will provide a full suite of legal and financial services operating out of more than 20 locations across England, Scotland, and Wales. The… Continue reading Commonwealth Legal Network member, Irwin Mitchell Combines With Scottish Law Firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie