A Retiring Glance At Trade – Past, Present And Future
As my tenure at UK Trade & Investment draws to a close, it’s time for a little reflection…
The UK is South Africa’s major trading and investment partner, with UK exports (goods & services) totalling £3.2bn in 2005.
The South Africa - An Eye for Business held by the East Midlands International Trade Association (emita) and explored the significant import and export opportunities in that South Africa has to offer.seminar
Presentations from the event are available to download below.
17:15 Registration & refreshments
18:00 Welcome and introduction
18:05 Why the time is right to trade with South Africa:
The Rt Hon Paul Boateng - British High Commissioner to South Africa with responsibility for Swaziland and Lesotho.
18:40 Business Opportunities in South Africa
Ms Tumelo Nkoane. - Minister (Economic) at the South African High Commission. - 956kb Powerpoint file
19:10 Case Study: Bombardier Transportation - Mike Burgess (Bid Director, Total Transit Division (Europe, Middle East & Africa), Bombardier) & Peter Watts (UK-based Engineering Manager for Bombardier) - 890kb Powerpoint file
19:40 Q&A and round-table discussions
20:00 Close & networking
Places are £25 per person inc Vat per person or alternatively you can become a member of EMITA for only £50.00 (including VAT). which will entitle you to attend the Getting Paid! seminar, and future EMITA seminars free for a whole year!
Download the South Africa - An Eye for Business flyer including a registration form.
For Further Information on EMITA and the Benefits of Membership
See: emita membership