Sharjah looks to boost economic, investment ties with Uganda and Kenya

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  • In order to boost trade with Uganda and Kenya, the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) will dispatch a trade mission to the African countries
  • The trade mission will explore ways to enhance development and foster stronger ties as part of the chamber's commitment to supporting the local business community

Sharjah, UAE— In a groundbreaking move to strengthen ties with burgeoning markets in Africa, the Sharjah Exports Development Centre (SEDC) is spearheading a trade mission to Uganda and Kenya. This strategic venture aims to bolster economic and investment cooperation, paving the way for a new era of business opportunities.

Under the leadership of Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of SCCI, and accompanied by a delegation of esteemed business leaders, the mission is set to unlock potential partnerships and expand the horizons of Sharjah’s industrial and commercial exports. The delegation, a blend of officials and prominent businessmen, will initiate their journey in Nairobi at the Sharjah-Kenya Business Forum, followed by influential business forums in Uganda.

This mission is more than a series of meetings; it’s a bridge connecting the UAE’s vision of a diversified, globally-integrated economy with the dynamic and promising markets of East Africa. Discover how Sharjah’s trade emissaries are charting new paths for investment, unearthing the wealth of opportunities that lie in the commercial landscapes of Uganda and Kenya.

Al Owais underscores the significance of this mission in not just exploring emerging markets but in forging substantial, lasting partnerships that will catalyze growth and propel national companies onto the global stage. With a packed agenda set against a backdrop of flourishing trade relations, this mission is a testament to the ever-expanding reach of the UAE’s trade and investment prowess.

Don’t miss out on the full report detailing the ambitious goals and promising outcomes of this pivotal trade mission. Witness as Sharjah takes a decisive step towards economic innovation and international cooperation, and learn how these efforts are already bearing fruit, with Uganda’s imports from the UAE marking a 20% annual growth over five years, and exports to the UAE skyrocketing from $82 million to …

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