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UK Trade Mission Visits Jordan

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The mission’s members conducted meetings with potential clients and learnt more about doing business in this fast developing region

From 22 to 23 September, a delegation of five British companies visited Jordan on a two day business development mission.

Representatives from Aggreko, City & Guilds, Linguaphone, KBC and Avon-Barrier, all firms with multi-sector experience, visited Jordan to look at new opportunities and partnerships in the energy, education and security sectors. The mission’s members conducted meetings with potential clients and learnt more about doing business in this fast developing region. The delegation’s meetings included calls on The Ministry of Labour, The National Electricity Power Company and the King Abdullah II Centre for Excellence, and many others.

Mr. Peter Millett, The British Ambassador to Jordan said: “Trade between the UK and Jordan is healthy. This mission demonstrates that British companies are keen to develop contacts with Jordanian firms, especially in key sectors where new opportunities are being created, such as IT, energy and health. I hope to see some positive results from the contacts we are arranging.”

In addition to calls on potential clients, the mission’s members learnt more about doing business in this fast developing region and received a briefing on different projects in Jordan and received a market briefing on Iraq and Egypt.

Background

The visit was organised by UK Trade and Investment at the British Embassy in Amman. UK Trade and Investment Jordan works to build stronger trade and investment links between the UK and Jordan. https://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/uk-trade-investment-jordan