A five day trip designed to give a comprehensive overview of the markets and facilitate business contacts and opportunities.
With a population expected to double in the next 35 years, the demand for all kind of products and services in Sub-Saharan Africa will be enormous. Ghana is often referred to as the gateway to West Africa with a projected growth rate of nearly 9% in 2019, which would make Ghana the fastest growing economy in the world. Its neighbor Nigeria is the biggest economy on the continent with a population of approximately 200 million expected to double by 2050 making Nigeria the third most populated country in the world.
Sweden-West Africa Business Association (SWABA) in collaboration with Västsvenska Handelskammaren is arranging a market exploration trip to Ghana and Nigeria on 27-31 January 2020. Information seminars, meetings with relevant authorities, stakeholders and local companies in both countries will take place as well as visits to key players such as Scania West Africa, The Whitaker Group, the Ghana Innovation Hub and Googles first AI Centre in Sub-Sahara.
Site visits in Lagos with presentations on city planning in general and specific projects, such as Eko Atlantic City - a planned city of Lagos State being constructed on land reclaimed from the Atlantic Ocean.
A dinner with selected key stakeholders, Swedish subsidiaries and Nigerian enterprises based on the composition of the business delegation.