Event Details:

  • Date: - -
  • Venue: Embassy
  • Register

On 26 February 2015, the South African Embassy in Portugal co-hosted a successful Trade & Investment seminar: South Africa – Open for Business at the headquarters of AEP, the Portuguese Business Association in Leça da Palmeira, Porto,

Mr. Rui Fragoso, Senior Manager: Investment Development at GGDA-Gauteng Economic and Development Agencywas the keynote speaker at the event that was moderated by Mr. Américo Ferreira, the President of the Luso-South African Chamber of Commerce.

The seminar was chaired by Ambassador KST Matthews, the President of the Business Association (AEP), Mr Paulo Nunes de Almeida, and Mr. Pedro Ortigão Correia, Board Member the Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP). Three Portuguese companies, investors in South Africa, shared with the audience their experience in the South African market. The Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP) also addressed the audience.

The seminar which was attended by more than 70 people (businessmen, consultants and academics) was also a platform to launch the upcoming trade delegation to South Africa in April 2015, organized by AEP.

Ambassador KST Matthews addressing the audience


Mr Rui Fragoso