SWEACC: Seminar the 27th of January regarding the East-African emerging market.

The Tanzanian and Rwandan Ambassadors during the SWEACC inauguration.

The Tanzanian Ambassador Muhammed Mazale and the Rwandan Ambassador Jaqcueline Mukangira during the SWEACC inauguration in Nov 2010.

The newly created Swedish – East African Chamber of Commerce (SWEACC) will be holding it’s first seminar during 2011 regarding the endless business possibilities regarding the emerging market of East-Africa. The overall objective is to give the participants, the business people and entrepreneurs concrete down to earth information of importance for future business ventures in the region.


The newly appointed Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Mzale,  will make his first public speech in Sweden on this occasion.


Information regarding the EAC, the union and customs will be addressed. The inner market including 130 million people and the endless possibilities regarding technical development, mobile phone systems, relations with EU and Sweden.  Swedfund priorities investments in infrastructure, ICT, health, as well as How to find partners in EAC.


The mutual interst now is “trade not aid”!



Vice chairman of SWEACC Claes Torén will be the moderator for the panel discussion. Director General Anders Ahnlid, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will address Sweden’s focus on East Africa and the relations between EAC and EU. After these initial statement the floor is open for questions until 13.00 when a buffe lunch is served.  The lunch and the following time until 15.00 is planned for informal talks and information exchange. We hope all participants will have the time to stay until 15.00.


Highlights about the respective country when it comes to trade and investment focus will be addressed be the following people:


Ambassador Purity Muhindi, Kenya

Ambassador Jaqueline Mukangira, Rwanda,

Ambassador Muhammed Mazale, Tanzania

Ambassador Joseph Tomusange, Uganda

Director Johan Marcus, Swedish Trade Council, will talk about the Swedish activities going on now, trade, investments, delegations, etc.

We thank Swedish Trade Federation for letting us use their nice premises for this seminar. The seminar is following the SWEACC Annual General Meeting, starting at 11.30. Only for SWEACC members. Please feel free to forward this invitation to persons or companies truly interested in business with East Africa Community.


Place: Svensk Handel

Address: Regeringsgatan 60, 103 29, Stockholm, Sweden.

Time & Date: The 27th of January at 12:00PM – 15:00PM.


Please register as soon as possible with a mail to info@sweacc.se

State your name and company and whether you are a member of SWEACC. Please state if you will stay for lunch.


Members will be invoiced 150 SEK for the lunch.


Non-members will be invoiced 250 SEK for information and lunch.


Registered persons who doesn’t show up will be invoiced 250 SEK.

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One Response to “SWEACC: Seminar the 27th of January regarding the East-African emerging market.”

  1. Josée says:

    January 20th, 2011 at 21:45

    The mutual interst now is “trade not aid”!

    I like that!

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