Doing Business in Zambia in 2020’s – New Opportunities for Finnish Companies, 9 December 2020, Virtual Event

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This event is organized by the Africa Business Network of the Finland Chamber of Commerce, the Finnish Embassy in Zambia and the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry AHK in Zambia.

Time: Wednesday 9 December 2020 at 09:00 – 11:00 (Finnish time)
Place: Online webinar (Teams)
The webinar is free of charge.

Zambia is a large, landlocked, resource-rich country located in Southern Africa. The capital city is Lusaka. The population of Zambia is 18.4 million. Potential business opportunities for Finnish companies exist especially in mining, agrotech, forestry, ICT, education, renewable energy, and waste management.


Register to the event via this link by 7 December!



09.00 Opening remarks
H.E. Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury, Ambassador of Finland to Zambia

09.10 Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry ’s support services for Doing Business in Zambia
Ms Lena Charlotte Mueller, Representative, Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Zambia Office

09.20 Promoting innovation and technology transfer as key drivers for local economic development in low income communities
Mr Naku Chinuvo, Vice President, EU-Zambia Business Club

09.30 Zambia Chambers’ Role in Investment Promotion
Mr Chabuka Kawesha, President,Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry

09.40 AGS: A new gateway to Zambia for Finnish Businesses
Mr Gareth Evans, Team Leader, Accelerated Growth for MSMEs in Zambia Programme (AGS)

09.50 Finnpartnership funding and other services for companies interested in the Zambian market
Mr Nikke Karjalainen, Programme Officer, Finnish Business Partnership Programme

10:00 Company perspective                      
Mr Jukka Lunden, CEO, BioSorbio Ltd

10:10 Company perspective                      
Ms Caritta Seppä, COO, Tespack Ltd

10.20 Discussion

10.55 Closing remarks
Mr Jan Koivu, Deputy Head of Mission and Head of Cooperation at Embassy of Finland in Zambia.

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