Somalilandsun – With the Global Entrepreneurship Forum summit and Africa-Japan investment forum taking place in neighbouring Ethiopia and Kenya it is important we take advantage of this exposure on East Africa. These next few days are crucial for marketing and raising awareness of the vast and untapped opportunities in Somaliland.
IC Publications, and Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. (Nikkei BP) from Japan are joining forces to organise the Africa-Japan Business Investment Forum taking place between 31st August to 2nd September. Japan is now the most active Asian project financier in Africa, seeing an increase of 576% over the last 5 years and investing almost three times as much as China. Trade between Japan and Africa currently stands at $25billion according to the African Business Magazine.
It is very important for the Government of Somaliland private and sector businesses to take part in these events of such magnitude and calibre. Such forums and summits would support the achievement of economic, prosperity and social well-being for the people of Somaliland.
Guul Group invites and encourages the visiting high-level delegation of Japanese business leaders and investors, to explore major investment opportunities in Somaliland. (Trading, Construction, Agribusiness, Manufacturing, Energy, Gas, Oil, Minerals, Gems). The company promotes and facilitates international trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Somaliland in collaboration with the Somaliland Chamber of Commerce and Ministry of Trade and Investment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m95FRkw9kBk
Location, location, Location; Somaliland is strategically located, in the area where almost 30% of Global trade crosses along its shores to various markets. Also considered gateway to Ethiopia, a country that has achieved a double digit economic growth of 10% per annum’s with is 90million population. Somaliland’s location means the Middle East, Africa and Asian markets are all within reach opening up new commercial opportunities in the Horn of Africa.