FREE WEBINAR – Thursday 14th May 2020 : Understanding trade prospects: Join the decision-makers and experts
Dear Members and Partners
We continue in our quest to keep you updated on developments on the African continent and, in partnership with our colleagues at The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (“CACB”), we are pleased to invite you to a webinar taking place on Thursday 14th May at 5pm CAT on the subject, The Africa Free Trade Opportunity – the African Continental Free Trade Area (“ACFTA” ) is the largest free trade zone since the advent of the World Trade Organisation. AfCFTA Secretary General, His Excellency Wamkele Mene, will deliver the keynote address, co-hosted with the High Commission of South Africa, current chair of the African Union.
Full details of this upcoming event including the link for registration are included below and we encourage you to join in the discussion with fellow chamber members, partners, Government leaders, policymakers , academics and the wider business community as we explore new horizons to discover how the ACFTA may benefit your business.
Canada and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
Join His Excellency Wamkele Mene, first Secretary General of the AfCFTA – the largest free trade deal since the advent of the WTO – as we discuss the unprecedented opportunities.
Guests include representatives of the Canadian government, think tanks, business leaders, entrepreneurs and the African Group Heads of Mission in Ottawa.
Co-hosted with the High Commission of South Africa in Canada, represented by Her Excellency Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo. South Africa is the current chair of
Special Session for Companies
At 6pm – immediately after this free trade webinar – the Chamber will host a detailed session for Canadian investors, exporters and financiers in Africa’s markets. This practical component for companies will be led by Deepak Dave, the Chamber’s East Africa Chapter Head.
Mr. Dave is Chief Risk Officer at the African Trade Insurance Agency, leading on the most up-to-date realities of trade and investment flows, country-by-country. A dual Canadian and Kenyan, Deepak Dave is also one of the longest serving former board members of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business
We are once again pleased to welcome the participation of our partners.