Trade and investment delegation to Ethiopia

When: 15 May
15-17 May

Location: Addis Ababa

White will participate in a Trade and Investment delegation to Ethiopia, taking place in Addis Ababa. The delegation will be headed by Mr. Gunnar Oom, State Secretary for Trade, with the purpose of presenting strong business opportunities for Swedish companies interested in doing business in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing countries in the world, with an official annual average GDP growth rate of 10% over the past 9 years. The country has its focus on maintaining its pace using the Growth and Transformation Plan (2010 – 2015) where below listed sectors are prioritized with many ambitious targets and projects. These sectors will also be in focus in the delegation: Infrastructure, Information & Communications Technology, Textile and leather manufacturing and Energy. Delegates from White are Viktoria Walldin, social anthropologist and Ulrika Stenkula, architect. Meetings will be held with the Ministry of Water and Energy, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. The programme also includes Business meetings with local partners (B2B), Swedish and Ethiopian counterparts. The preliminary program.