Presentation "Foreign Direct Investment Opportunities in Timor-Leste, Agricultural Industry"
On 24th of March, 2017, the Director of Export Promotion, Mr. Decio Sarmento, held a presentation entitled “FDI Opportunities in Timor-Leste, Agricultural Industry”.
The main objective of the presentation was to showcase strategy (action plan) to attract FDI into Timor-Leste. The presentation highlighted several main points such as Timor-Leste country profile, investment snapshot, the five priority pillars for investment, FDI opportunities in Agricultural Industry, the role of TradeInvest and the Institutional Strategy and key stakeholders.
As practical example, Director took the case of ACELDA’s company in candlenut production and export. He also showed the key characteristics of candlenut oil industry with its value chain and value addition.
The participants for the presentation were the senior representative from JICA, program officers from JICA and all TradeInvest staff. After the presentation, all participants had the opportunity to ask questions and clarify some doubts.
This exercise was developed, and presented as part of a final work during the training on “Capacity Development for Investment & Export Promotion” supported by JICA in Japan, from 22nd January until 23rd February, 2017.