Ireland & Africa establish a business relationship

Posted on : Saturday , 6th December 2014

 Irish entrepreneurs have already decided. They said yes to Africa! By 2020, trade between Ireland and Africa is to reach $ 24 billion.

An Irish-African Economic Summit held in Dublin. At the summit, it turned out that every tenth head of international corporations’ plans to establish a business relationship with Africa in the near future.

Reference here to Sean Sherlock – Irish Minister for Development. During the inaugural speech, he pointed out that in recent years, exports from Ireland to Africa increased by 25 percent and imports from Sub-Saharan countries doubled.

“Africa is developing very fast. It is very important that we notice the opportunity and have a vision of how we can benefit from it, “said Sean Sherlock.

The Irish-African forum was attended by 350 delegates including representatives from 17 African countries.


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