A copy of BExA’s response to the consultation can be downloaded here.
BExA Spring Reception – House of Lords Terrace Pavilion – 15th May 2019
Tickets now on sale to BExA members and their guests – please contact Michelle Treasure for more details.
As discussions on the UK’s future trading relationships continue, GTR UK 2019 will take place in London on May 8, providing an unrivalled opportunity for the UK business community to convene and discuss the UK’s key trade priorities.
Once again enjoying the unrivalled support of the UK’s leading banks, trade and government bodies, and building on last year’s attendance of around 500 delegates, this event provides a crucial forum for exporters, financiers and trade specialists to network, discuss and debate.
The event will provide a comprehensive overview of the UK’s economic health, focusing on key export and import trends as well as the impact of recent developments. Download the brochure for more details.
SPECIAL OFFER: Complimentary Corporate Pass – limited number available!
Complimentary Corporate rate passes are available for importers, exporters, distributors, manufacturers, traders and producers of physical goods. To confirm your eligibility and to redeem your pass, please email Elisabeth Spry and include your full name, company, job title and reference ‘BExA’.
UGANDA-UK TRADE & INVESTMENT CONVENTION – London, 13-14th September 2019
Looking to invest in one of the fastest and largest African economies to enhance growth and return? Uganda has undergone major economic transformation and is an attractive market for global investors and businesses. In fact, Uganda emerged in the IMF top 10 fastest growing economies for 2019 and exciting emerging markets which to invest in. With a population of about 38 million people, GDP Growth of 5.8%, coupled with Pivotal Regional Trade partnerships: East African Community (5 member states), Great Lakes (4 member states), COMESA (19 member states) – exporters have access to this critical market of 489 million, Uganda is a market not to be overlooked.
The Uganda-UK Trade & Investment Convention will provide British businesses and international investors, investment firms, companies, entrepreneurs, business leaders, policy makers, Diasporans and financial professionals the opportunities to access high quality investment insights, share market data and analytics, learn current development projects, tenders and opportunities for investment. Furthermore, will provide a robust networking platforms and opportunities for companies to exhibit their solutions to potential consumers.
The Forum will also:
- Provide a platform for a public and private sector dialogue among U.K. and Ugandan government officials and private sector leaders
- Expand opportunities for partnerships between businesses from the United Kingdom and Uganda through meeting facilitation
- Create an avenue for U.K. and Ugandan businesses to engage on and support the implementation of the Customs Union – UK Trade (Goods Only) agreement with Uganda 2004.