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Policy paper: UK Government Statement on the UK-Africa Investment Summit

Department For International Development

January 20
16:58 2020

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The UK-Africa Investment Summit on 20 January 2020 laid the foundations for new partnershipsbetween the UK and African nations based on trade, investment, shared values and mutual interest.Billions of pounds of new commercial deals were announced highlighting the strength of the UKsoffer and existing relationship with Africa. The UK also announced new initiatives and funding whichwill: strengthen the joint trading relationship, support African countries in their ambition to transformtheir economies, launch a major new partnership with the city of London, turbo-charge infrastructurefinancing, and enable Africas clean energy potential. Taken together, this will help to realise the UKsambition to be the investment partner of choice for Africa, create hundreds of thousands of jobs andensure the mutual prosperity of all our nations.

Published 20 January 2020

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