On 20 June, the British High Commission, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), and the Hon. Minister of Trade and Industry, Calle Schlettwein, MP, launched the
The report is published by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and was funded by the British High Commission.
The report identifies obstacles to foreign investment in Namibia and recommends reforms and improvements aimed at removing them. Reduction in obstacles to investment brings about improved conditions for businesses to invest in Namibia and boost both foreign and Namibian economies.
The report provides a breakdown of some of the factors that inhibit foreign investment and suggestions for remedial actions to be taken.
highlighted the continued investment by the British Government in a range of projects to support the shared aims of the UK and Namibia, which include trade facilitation and increased investment.
stated the importance of this report: “This is a road-map with concrete meaning in improving the business climate in Namibia.”