BIK Participates in Ministerial Led Trade Visit – Nov 2019

November 2019: Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D. leads Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to South Africa and Kenya

South Africa and Kenya are regarded as key strategic hubs for the South and East Africa regions respectively, in the month of November, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, led 42 Enterprise Ireland client companies on a 5-day trade mission to the two countries. The 42 companies participating in the programme highlighted major export opportunities in digital technologies, telecoms, fintech, education, life sciences and agri.

The 5-day trade mission featured deal signings between companies, a chance to showcase opportunities for partnership, an engaging reception event and an education fair led by Education in Ireland.

The trade mission is part of Ireland’s goal to strengthen trade links with South Africa and Kenya as well as raise awareness of Ireland as a source of world-class products, services, and technologies.  The programme also aims to support the participating Irish companies as they enhance their relationships with local partners and customers.

For additional insight, please see the links below:

Enterprise Ireland –

RTE News –

Business Daily –

KenInvest –