Industry & Regional Forums

Hamburg Business Day Sudan

Peace and Economic Development in the Sudan

September 29th, 2010
1.30 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Chamber of Commerce Hamburg

The „Hamburg Business Day Sudan“ presented perspectives on the development of the Sudanese economy and information on possibilities for trade and investment in the country. Organized by the EMA and the Chamber of Commerce Hamburg, the conference offered participants the opportunity to exchange views and to get into contact with business leaders, decision-makers and experts for economics, politics and law.




1.30 p.m.  Reception

2.00 p.m. Opening


2.15 p.m.     Panel 1: General Information on the Economic Conditions in the Sudan

  • The Current Situation in the Sudan and German-Sudanese Relations; Johannes Lehne, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • Current Developments in the Sudanese Economy; N.N.
  • Aid Programs of the Sudanese Government and Potentials for Investments; N.N.


3:00 p.m.  Panel 2: Legal Framework Requirements and Funding for German Investments

  • Legal Framework Requirements; Dr. Stephan Jäger, Amereller Rechtsanwälte
  • Guaranties for Foreign Investors; N.N.
  • Establishment of Branch Offices in the Sudan; N.N.
  • Aid for Private Investment in the Sudan; N.N.


4:00 p.m.  Break


4:30 p.m.  Panel 3: Presentation of Current Environmental and Energy Projects

  • Structural Change in the Sudan: The Foundation of Nihal European University; Dr. Mohamed Badawi, NEUS & Universität Konstanz
  • Energy Problems and Pragmatic Solutions - 1978 - 2010; Thomas Kraneis, Lahmeyer International
  • Experience of a German Company; Klaus Thormählen, Klaus Thormälen GmbH

Concluding Debate