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UK signals West African expansion at Africa Investment Conference

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Support package worth over £500 million from the UK government unlocks new markets for exporters in the high-growth region

  • UK exporters gain foothold in West African region, which accounts for over one-quarter of Africa’s GDP
  • Demand for UK products and services expands in West Africa, with deals to build hospitals, roads and bridges
  • UK government export finance support at its highest in decades in the region, including a record deal worth more than £200 million in Cote D’ Ivoire

UK Export Finance has released new data today showing it provided over £500 million worth of support for projects in West Africa throughout 2021, the most in over two decades.

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