Botswana, which will host the 35th Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in August 2015, is an African success story and an important SADC member. Botswana is committed to SADC’s main objectives, which are...
Marat Sharshekeev, President Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Marat Sharshekeev, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Kyrgyz Republic, discusses the Chamber’s activities and projects. European Times: What is the Chamber’s mission? Marat Sharshekeev: The Chamber of Commerce and Industry is...

Mukubu Nkusi Gerard, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Rwanda PSF (Private Sector Federation), details the organisation’s relationship with the business community and plans for the future. European Times: Please describe the PSF and its...
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B. Byambasaikhan, Chairman, Business Council of Mongolia, Managing Partner, NovaTerra LLC discusses the organisation’s goals. European Times: What are the priorities of the Business Council? B. Byambasaikhan: BCM has 270 members, among them Mongolian and international...
Michael Kern, Managing Director German-Polish Chamber of Commerce

The German-Polish Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1995 and now the biggest Chamber of Commerce in Poland, supports bilateral business ties and provides a range of services for German companies. Michael Kern, Managing Director,...
Blagoi Ragin, President of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association

Established in 1993, the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association – BHRA is a non-profit association with the main aim to to sustain the development of hotel and restaurant hospitality, to support entrepreneurship and private...
Martins Bicevskis, President Latvian Banking Association

European Times: What is your background in the financial sector? Martins Bicevskis: I am an attorney and formerly worked in a small private bank before entering the government service over ten years ago. I served...

The Botswana Exporters and Manufacturers Association (BEMA) promotes the interests of exporters and manufacturers in Botswana and aims to serve as a catalyst for the growth and increasing competitiveness of Botswana’s private sector. Stembile...
Alan Jarman, President British-Polish Chamber of Commerce

Alan Jarman, President of the British-Polish Chamber of Commerce, discusses Poland’s appeal for European investors. European Times: What are the main goals of the British-Polish Chamber of Commerce? Alan Jarman: We are celebrating our 20th anniversary...
Zoran Martinovski, the International Finance Corporation’s Country Manager for Macedonia and Montenegro

Zoran Martinovski, the International Finance Corporation’s Country Manager for Macedonia and Montenegro, discusses the support the IFC is providing for Macedonia’s economic development. Acting as the private sector’s arm of the World Bank Group,...