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Trade mission to South Africa and Kenya

6 July 2018

Explore business opportunities in Johannesburg and Nairobi

From 10-14 September 2018 Invest NI will be hosting a Trade Mission visit to South Africa and Kenya. You are invited to join this mission and to take advantage of the business opportunities within the region.

The five day multi-sector trade mission will focus on Johannesburg and Nairobi.

This mission will be multi-sectoral and open to companies wishing to develop their exports to this region.

Why attend?

South Africa

South Africa is one of the most sophisticated emerging markets in the world. The unique combination of well-developed first-world financial markets and an emerging, non-oil dependent economy gives rise to opportunities across a number of sectors.

Read more about doing business in South Africa.


Kenya serves as the commercial hub of East Africa, with many international companies choosing to establish an East African head office in its capital city, Nairobi.

Read more about doing business in Kenya.

Benefits of participation

  • 1:1 consultancy support from the Invest NI team in-market
  • Individual tailored market research
  • Briefing session in-market to address common export issues with exporting to target markets
  • Guidance on a follow-up action plan on how to develop the opportunities

*Contribution towards airfares and accommodation is for one participant per company only

In addition to the export advice and guidance provided by Invest NI’s trade team in Belfast, in-market trade advisors can provide tailored market research and individual appointment arranging for your company.

Further information

Find further information about the mission including a programme of events.