Africa's Largest Economic Bloc  21st COMESA Heads of State and Government Summit date_range 23 November 2021
location_on Egypt
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Africa's Largest Economic Bloc  Uganda ranked top in East Africa for openness to foreign investment Uganda has been ranked top in East Africa and fifth in Africa for openness to foreign investment
by Absa’s 2021 Financial Markets Index.
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Fully Operational Free Trade Area Djibouti to get new data center and cable landing stations: Djibouti is due to get two new cable landing stations and a data center. The CLS will consist of
three floors with each floor having a 250 square meter.
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Abundant investment opportunities  Indian car rental platform Zoomcar to invest $25mln in Egypt: Zoomcar, the largest car-sharing in India, announced the launch of its operations in Egypt as
part of its plan to expand to the MENA region.
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How can RIA help?

COMESA RIA provides a platform for the private sector to interact with COMESA Investment Promotion Agencies and as such, proactively links investor interests with corresponding COMESA Member States main investment promotion stakeholders.

Investment Opportunities

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How can RIA help?

COMESA RIA provides a platform for the private sector to interact with COMESA Governments and as such, proactively links investor interests with corresponding COMESA Member States’ main investment promotion stakeholders.

Investment Opportunities

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Resources

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Country Profiles

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Regional Investment Agency

Launched in 2006, the COMESA Regional Investment Agency (RIA) is the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) institution charged with:

  • Promoting COMESA as a leading destination for regional and international investment;
  • Promoting investment into COMESA Member States; and
  • Supporting COMESA National Investment Promotion Agencies (NIPAs) and stakeholders to strengthen their marketing, lead generation, investor facilitation and advocacy activities and goals.

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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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RESOURCES

RIA

The COMESA Regional Investment Agency (RIA)
is an institution of the Common Market for Eastern
and Southern Africa(COMESA) which was launched in 2006

COMESA

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
(COMESA) is Africa’s largest Regional Economic
Community. The region is rich in natural resources – mineral,
agricultural and energy – as well as in the youth of its
population and the intensity of the desire of its peoples to
succeed in growing their economies to match the living
standards of the most industrialised nations.

COMESA

The Bottom-Line, Growing Consumer Market, Global Access
to a Large Diversified and Resilient Market, Real and Sustainable Growth, Perception Vs Reality

Investment Opportunities

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa(COMESA)was formed in 1994,replacing the Preferential Trade Area that had been in place since the early 80s.

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