UK-Côte d’Ivoire Trade Mission 2018

3rd-4th December, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

DMA is proud to announce that the top three companies in the FTSE 100 form the core of a strong delegation travelling to Abidjan on 2nd December for a series of bilateral meetings with both business and government as well as the opportunity to see first-hand investable projects and opportunities that the country has.

 

DRAFT PROGRAMME

 

SUNDAY, 2ND DECEMBER

Fly to Abidjan
(Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport)

 

MONDAY, 3RD DECEMBER

09.00-09.30     Business Briefings
- Josephine Gauld HMA, British Ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire
- Shawn Murphy, Head of Trade, Department for International Trade
(Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Plateau)

09.30-10.30     Business Briefings
- CEO, Centre de Promotion des Investissements en Côte d’Ivoire (CEPICI)
- President, Comité National de Pilotage des Projets Public-Privés (CNP PPP)
- President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Plateau)

11.00-12.00     Meeting with H.E.M Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Prime Minister
(Primature, Plateau, Abidjan)

12.00-14.00    Lunch hosted by Primature: Networking lunch with local government officials

14.30-15.30     Bilateral Ministerial Meeting (Slot 1)

15.30-16.30     Bilateral Ministerial Meeting (Slot 2)

16.30-17.30     Bilateral Ministerial Meeting (Slot 3)

 

TUESDAY, 4TH DECEMBER

08.30-09.30     Networking Breakfast: Breakfast with the Association Pour la Promotion des Exportations (APEX-CI)

10.00-11.00     Economic Briefings
- Country Manager, the World Bank
- Country Manager, the IMF
- Country Manager, the IFC
 

11.00-12.00     Economic Briefings
- Director; West Africa Region, AfDB

12.30-14.30     Lunch hosted by Standard Chartered

14.30-15.30     Bilateral Ministerial Meeting (Slot 4)

15.30-16.30     Bilateral Ministerial Meeting (Slot 5)

16.30-17.30     Bilateral Ministerial Meeting (Slot 5)

17.30-18.30     Meeting with H.E.M Daniel Kablan Duncan, Vice President
(Primature, Plateau, Abidjan)

19.00-21.00     Ambassador’s Reception: Evening cocktail reception hosted by Josephine Gauld HMA, British Ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire
(British Embassy, Cocody, Abidjan)

 

WEDNESDAY, 5TH DECEMBER

Fly from Abidjan
(Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport)