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Princely economic mission to Ivory Coast

October 2017

Round table conference of June 2017

From 22 – 26 October 2017, a Princely economic mission will travel to Ivory Coast, headed by HRH Princess Astrid and Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem. In order to get the most out of this mission, Secretary of State De Crem and Vice-President of Ivory Coast, HE Daniel Kablan Duncan, president a round table conference in Brussels in June, which gave a selection of Belgian companies the opportunity to present themselves and discuss concrete projects. The conference was a cooperation between Foreign Affairs, the Foreign Trade Agency and the three regional export promoting agencies.

Belgian companies have a unique know-how and extensive experience with projects on the African continent. The mission will also promote Belgium as a gateway to the European single market for Ivorian exporters. Ivory Coast, in turn, is also an important gateway to the West Africa market and an interesting investment destination for Belgian companies.

More info on the website of the Foreign Trade Agency. Registration is possible until 14 September.

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