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Doing Business and Investing in Africa: Market, Opportunities & Complexity Cancelled
Strengthening UK-Africa Trade, Value Chains and Business Development - Opportunities, New Perspectives and Strategies
About this Event While the cost of Brexit remains unknown, the grave uncertainty for both British and multinational businesses operating in the UK is high. With trade deals and thousands of jobs seemingly under threat, question marks hang over possible future impact on the economy, people, businesses and investment after Brexit and beyond.
Meanwhile, Africa remains the second largest continent, a resource-rich region, home to 54 countries with a population of 1.2 billion people and a combined nominal GDP of $3.3 trillion. In 2020, growth is expected to expand at an average rate of 4.3%. it’s easy to see the opportunities Africa presents. The economic landscape, business climate, communities and industries are in the midst of rapid transition and revolution which is unlocking new and growth opportunities.
While there are many myths about doing business in Africa, leading professionals, entrepreneurs and companies are very strategic about the decisions they make within the region. From geographic decisions to establishing local ventures and value chains, it’s clear that having strong local understanding of what, where, when, who and which industries to engage in are keys factors for success. Different markets have different operating conditions, regulations and tax regimes, business culture and even social conditions.
Join us at our next business series in Birmingham where our panellists will discuss the economic context, opportunities and challenges faced by entrepreneurs and companies doing business in Africa, help you to understand the unique nature of the African market and business climate to learn innovative and transformative best practices of doing business in the region that will help you operate competitively while also addition value.
AGENDA Panellists will address and converse on key areas pertinent to:
Update on economic growth and market trends. High growth and sustainable investment opportunities. New perspective and competitive growth strategies for consideration. Accelerating Diaspora remittances and investment opportunities. Enhancing operation capabilities, value chains and excellence Risk exposure and concerns breakdown.