Exports of shipbuilding, maritime and logistics, renewable energy, automation and ICT from Central Baltic to the Southern African markets using Namibia as a stable entry point
Next trip to Southern Africa in April 2019!
Where? South Africa, Namibia & Zambia.
When? 1st to 14th of April 2019.
Who? SME Aisle team and Central Baltic SMEs.
Details coming out soon!
An impossible market with many challenges and only little returns if any? Not quite right!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) area offers various business opportunities for growing Central Baltic companies working in the maritime cluster. And these markets do also offer returns to persistent and optimistic SMEs.
Read the blog post from Centrum Balticum website.
The project SME Aisle conducted a business trip to Namibia in September and October 2018. Altogether 16 SMEs from Finland, Latvia, Estonia and Sweden took part in the trip. The SMEs represented different areas such as ICT, renewable energy, shipbuilding and automation.
Want to know more about Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) markets? Check our new publication (open access) about business environment in Namibia, South Africa, Angola, Mozambique, Botswana and Zambia. Themes are maritime and ports, ICT, automation, renewable energy and machinery.
1 731 850,31 EUR (ERDF: 1 358 178,06 EUR)
SAMK: 578 802,33 EUR (ERDF: 422 525,70 EUR)
Our objective in SME Aisle project is to support Central Baltic maritime clusters’ SMEs with an ambition and potential to enter into new markets in Southern Africa using Namibia as stable entry point. SME Aisle focus on companies from Central Baltic area i.e. Finland (incl. Åland), Estonia, Latvia and Sweden. Themes are shipbuilding, maritime, renewable energy, automation and ICT.
Presentation about the project SME Aisle and its partners. Check the slideshow (click to open the presentation as pdf).
In the first video of the workshop, Minna Keinänen-Toivola gives introduction on Southern African market as an opportunity for maritime cluster (CB SME Aisle project).
In the 2nd video of the workshop, Jeffrey Salahub gives presentation on Doing Business in Namibia: Gateway to SADC.
Presentations from workshop in Riga, Latvia. Click to open presentations.