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At the ongoing African Mining Indaba, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop caught up with Emma Wade-Smith, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Africa at the UK Department for International Trade and they discussed the importance of Africa’s mining industry to the United Kingdom.
Prying eyes are on the UK as Brexit is set to take place on the 31st of January. However before the UK exits from the European Union (EU) they are hosting a UK-Africa Investment Summit to strengthen ties and showcase opportunities in Africa. Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Africa, Emma Wade-Smith joins CNBC Africa for more.
Emma Wade-Smith, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Africa at the UK Department for International Trade joins CNBC Africa to talk about her visit to South Africa on a UK sponsored event called the ‘Prosperity Games’ which took place earlier this week. The UK's Department for International Trade is on a mission to bolster SA's economy by creating jobs and inspiring entrepreneurs.
The U.K Commissioner for Africa, Emma Wade-Smith says the U.K is working strongly to ensure that the U.K has continuity in its trading arrangement after Brexit. She spoke to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of the Africa 2018 forum and discussed what Brexit would mean for the U.K’s trade relation with Africa.