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Hello! We are ABBC

Who we are


With over 30 years of combined experience in consultancy and business innovation, we build a new era of cooperation between the UK, the EU and Africa

At African Britain Business Council believe passionately that the UK, the EU and Africa business partnership creates jobs and growth in both continents.  The UK and EU businesses have ideas, technology, services and products that can succeed in Africa.  Equally Africa has minerals, agricultural products opportunities and specialities that are vital to the UK and the EU economy.

ABBC will engage with African Governments and other influential and connected partners, to ensure business interests are conveyed to our EU and UK business partners. Africa Britain Business Council seeks to influence decisions that will make it easier for UK and EU businesses to operate in Africa.

For those setting up operations in Africa, ABBC provide a network of personalities, Businesses in major UK and EU countries and in major African cities, with an unrivalled network of government and business contacts, service providers, to support business success.

We promote OPEN MARKETS FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT and thrive for the creation of a favourable environment for investment between the UK and Africa.

We support the deepening UK-Africa trade relations through trade cooperation, facilitating bilateral agreements between other EU Countries and Africa, and support EU Businesses to access African Markets, expand or win governmental contracts.

Beyond bilateral agreements, we foster cooperation between the EU and African to realise multilateral agreements in order to bring economic advantages to all parties.

We support EU and UK companies to access low sourcing markets in Africa and work with local businesses in Africa to give them a global presence. Using our partners’ expertise, we provide expert advice and technical assistance to develop our members giving them a competitive edge in the EU Market.

We support the TIMELY DEVELOPMENT OF BUSINESS and strive to REMOVE THE ADMINISTRATIVE HURDLES that our member companies face when integrating their UK or African activities.

We foster responsible business conduct

The United Kingdom has a resilient economy which is built on a set of values and offers the flexibility that can enable African companies to have a global presence.

We represent the interests African Businesses operating in the United Kingdom and Europe, working closely with the UK and European governments and institutions to strengthen both the political and trade relationship between the all parties and to develop a policy framework that supports fruitful and responsible business conduct particularly for African companies. 

We work with UK and Europe based businesses wanting to expend in Africa or to do business with Africa and support Africa based businesses to access trade opportunities in the Europe.

We have representations in other EU countries and use subject expert to respond to our members and stakeholders needs.