Growth Gateway announced at UK-Africa Investment Summit

20 Jan 2020 03:03 PM

Support for businesses in the UK and Africa to develop trade and investment links.

The UK announced the Growth Gateway – a service to help African, UK and other international businesses trade with and invest in each other - at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in January 2020.

The service

The service will help businesses access the UK government’s trade, investment and finance offer for Africa all in one place.

It will be made up of:


Growth Gateway’s online service will be available for all African, UK and international businesses. Additional support will be accessible to businesses seeking to combine commercial development with social impact in Africa.

Growing prosperity through trade and investment

The UK government is determined to provide support for African businesses to find trade and investment partners and access UK advice and expertise.

For UK businesses, the service offers further assistance to help British businesses to find new business partners and capitalise on opportunities for international growth in African markets.

The programme was announced at the UK-Africa Investment Summit, held in London, UK on 20 January 2020.

Contact us

If you are a UK-registered business looking to export to or invest in Africa, please email:

If you are an African or other non-UK registered business, please email: