AFRICA: THE GROWTH CONTINENT “A Key Business Destination for Emerging Market Players”
APRIL 26-28, 2010
This CCAFRICA Forum profiles the business and investment environment in Africa for international operators, public and private organizations and financial institutions currently or considering business or trade opportunities in Africa or involved in policy matters related to Africa.The Forum provides a networking environment for the Canadian, international, and Africa business community to build partnerships, profiles specific investment opportunities at the Deal Forum, and will support Africa initiatives ahead of the G8/G20 Summit to be held in Toronto June 25-27, 2010.
Many African countries have generated amongst the highest rates of GDP growth, private foreign direct investment, and return on investment in the past 5 years within the emerging markets. The continent as a whole is a major contributor to the world economy and resources with 30% of the world’s mineral reserves and 14% of the global population. Increasingly the continent is characterized by solid economic fundamentals, increased emphasis on strong corporate governance, supported by a dynamic private sector, the growth in funds and capital markets, and infrastructure investment requirements of $93bn per annum. Almost 40% of emerging market private equity investors surveyed by EMPEA currently invest in Africa (vs. 4% in 2006).
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