First UK-Angola Investment Round Table

DMA were proud to host the Angolan Minister of Foreign Affairs for the First UK-Angolan Investment Roundtable on 22nd February 2012, organised with the Embassy of Angola in London and supported by UKTI and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Set in the magnificent surroundings of the Reform Club, the UK Minister for Africa, Henry Bellingham, delivered an informative and detailed address on UK/Angola relations and the countries long-standing relations and re-affirmed the government's position on seeing trade between the two countries as a priority.

Minister Chikoti, along side Sr Sala from the country's investment agency (ANIP) spoke in detail about the opportunity for UK business to better engage with the country. Minister Chikoti then took questions from the audience which included many of the most senior investors currently in the country and a number of institutional investors considering the region as a future destination point for trade and investment.

The February event marked an important step in UK-Angola trade relations as the country enters its second decade of peace and served as a platform to launch a major investors' forum in April.