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Northern Powerhouse Mission to Ethiopia

Sunday, 24 March 2019  to  Friday, 29 March 2019

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About the event

Ethiopia is the fourth largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa. It is predicted to be the third largest by 2025. 

During this mission, companies will have a unique opportunity to understand the variety and depth of business opportunities on offer to UK businesses in the Ethiopian Market (and the rest of Africa) in sectors including:

  • Manufacturing 
  • Engineering
  • Construction
  • Food & liquids processing and packaging 
  • Transport and logistics 
  • Airport design consultancy and planning
  • Renewable energy and power
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Delegates will be accompanied by experienced International Trade Advisors to assist them with a hosted programme that involves UK embassy visit; Political, economic and cultural briefings; Industry site visits; Business to business meetings; Ministry meetings and Meetings with local service providers including law firms.

  • Monday 25th arrive Addis Ababa
  • Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th: Meetings programme (as defined above – group meetings & visits)
  • Thursday 28th: Day for individual business to business meetings
  • Friday 29th - early flight back to Manchester.

*Please note that this programme is subject to change*

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  • Please note that this is an expression of interest, eligibility to attend the mission is subject to criteria.
  • Companies from the Northern Powerhouse (North West, North East and Yorkshire & Humber regions) may be eligibile for an NPH travel grant or local European Regional Development funding. Applications are made via your local international trade team
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