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Interested in the African market opportunity? Download our free whitepaper at http://strategy.consiliumglobalbusinessadvisors.com/africa-market-opportunity Many American businesses consider global business development and engage in exporting to NAFTA markets. Some have boldly pursued BRIC market opportunities, but often find themselves frustrated with the challenges. But as the EU struggles, the BRICs slow down and Asia negotiates the consequences of a Chinese market slowdown, where should companies look for aggressive growth? At Consilium Global Business Advisors we believe that Africa offers compelling and attainable opportunities for growth for American SMBs. Are there challenges? Certainly, but with careful planning, reasonable expectations and legitimate management commitment,...
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Hear from Trade and Investment Advisor of UKTI South Africa Raksha Maharaj on how to successfully export your business to South Africa. Key Takeaways: - Assessing the status of the economic and market conditions in South Africa - Outlining the growing opportunities in South Africa as economic infrastructure develops - Planning for the challenges that could be encountered - Leveraging South Africa as a gateway to Africa - Detailing the business structures, legal requirements and tax implications of exporting to South Africa - Outlining the MOU between UKTI and an e-commerce marketplace in South Africa, designed to enable retail trade flows If you’re a UK company and would like more information about UKTI’s free services, sign up today http://bit.ly/1KRTeAx
The African trade and policy center says the continent has the lowest figure of intra-continental trading in the world, with its members recording just 11 percent of inter-regional trade. Compared to Asia which recorded 25 percent and Europe which is above 60 percent, the continent has quite a poor showing. Well, the Africa export import bank's new president plans to raise that figure to 20 percent in the next 5 years. Here is more of the conversation I had with him.
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In this video, I look at what South Africa and other big countries Import. How have their imports changed over time and who are their biggest trade partners. Here is the link to the Site. http://atlas.cid.harvard.edu/explore/tree_map/export/deu/all/show/2014/
http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/southafrica - South Africa has identified the export sector as an engine for higher, more inclusive and job intensive growth. However despite some successes, South Africa will need to greatly improve its export performance to meet these goals. The 5th edition of the South Africa Economic update explores export competitiveness using export data from 20,000 South African firms. The report identifies 3 opportunities to help ignite export growth--greater competition amongst firms, resolving infrastructure bottlenecks and high logistic costs and deeper regional integration.
http://www.weforum.org/ How will Africa grow its share of global trade over the next 25 years? Dimensions to be addressed: - Scaling intra-Africa trade - Harmonizing regional trade agreements - Free movement of people and services •Fatima Haram Acyl, Commissioner for Trade and Industry, African Union, Addis Ababa; Global Agenda Council on Competitiveness. •Yonov Frederick Agah, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva. •Bob Diamond, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Atlas Merchant Capital, USA. •Jean-Louis Ekra, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, African Export-Import Bank, Egypt. •Michael Rake, Chairman, BT Group, United Kingdom; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa. Moderated by •Anna Edwards, Anchor and Correspondent, Bloomberg Tele...
Second-hand car dealers, in Nigeria, have expressed concern, that a new automotive policy meant to encourage customers, to buy cars, assembled locally will hurt their business. The policy, will see an increase, in import tariffs and authorities say, it's meant to boost growth, in the local automobile sector and create employment.
African trade has grown more than four-fold in the past two decades. The heart of it is one of Africa's unpopular institutions, namely: The African Export-Import Bank. CNBC Africa explores some of the latest ideas on expanding intra African trade and harnessing the continent's resources and industrialising Africa.
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