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Helsinki 16 May 2018

Seminar on Zambia on 16 May 2018

Register by 14 May 2018

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For more information, please contact:

Ms. Leena Sipilä
Senior Business Events Specialist, Business Finland

Mr. Harri Sallinen
Team Leader, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Mr. Matti Tervo
Counsellor, Economic Growth and Private Sector Development Embassy of Finland in Lusaka

The business seminar is part of the official program of Zambian Business Delegation to Finland, and organized by Business Finland in cooperation with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry of Zambia and the Zambia Development Agency.

Are you interested in exploring the business opportunities in Zambia? JOIN US FOR ZAMBIA SEMINAR and LEARN MORE!

Zambia has experienced a strong economic growth in the recent years and the country is classified as one the fastest growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Real GDP growth was recorded at more than 6% per year between 2005 and 2013, with the main drivers of growth being mining, construction and financial services.

Time: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 08:30 – 14:00 hrs
Venue: The House of the Estates, Säätytalo, Snellmaninkatu 9-11, Helsinki

Seminar is offered free of charge but requires a pre-registration. The seminar language is English.

The keynote speaker at the seminar will be H.E. Ms. Kayula Siame, Vice Minister, Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry of the Republic of Zambia. Vice Minister will be accompanied on her visit to Finland by prominent official and business delegations focusing in finding solutions and knowhow from the following sectors: Renewable energy, mining, waste management, ICT, infrastructure, agriculture and education.

The Zambian speakers at the seminar will highlight the recent developments of Zambia’s economic and commercial fields, introduce some of the government’s focus investment plans, and introduce the Zambian delegation.  Finnish speakers will focus on Finland’s innovation ecosystems and introduce funding and business services available for companies.

View the program of the seminar.