Africa: A Continent of Opportunities


The 2nd Annual Investments in Africa 2013
which will be held on the 5th and 6th of March in Johannesburg, will discuss the transformation of the economies of developing countries in African region. It will discuss the future of the African economy and how the industries are working towards making it better.

 

According to the International Monetary Fund, Africa will be the world’s fastest growing economy. Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Congo, Ghana, Zambia and Nigeria are expected to grow by 6% until 2015. The key reasons for this growth are government initiatives to resolve conflicts and commence micro economic growth to facilitate business growth. In addition to this, most of the African countries stopped hostilities which were essential for stable political conditions which favour growth.

 

The 2nd Annual Investments in Africa 2013, which will be held on the 5th and 6th of March in Johannesburg, will discuss the transformation of the economies of developing countries in African region. It will discuss the future of the African economy and how the industries are working towards making it better.

 

Siobhan Cleary, Director: Strategy and Public Policy, Johannesburg Stock Exchange will speak on a session entitled, “Making Stock Exchanges Work – The African Challenge.”  This session will be an overview of the African stock exchange scenario and the future prospects.

 

In words of our speaker,  Beatrice Nkanza, Chief Executive Officer – Lusaka Stock Exchange Ltd, The size of regional blocks should attract sufficient investments to allow specialization of sectors.Every economy needs investment to grow to increase returns for investors, create employment and overall economic improvements. Free movement of such investments is the answer.” Nkanza will be addressing the problems regarding liquidity.

 

A case-study on the most potential sector for investments across Africa, will be presented by Jean Louis Ekra, President of Africa Export-Import Bank.

An interactive panel discussion on Leaders Strategy will be joined by Sanjay Sethi, Head of Africa Operations from Jain Irrigation, Christopher Mashigo, Executive Manager – Business Development – Coega Development Corporation; Kecia Rust, Housing Policy Specialist Center for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa, South Africa.
In this session the panel members will be sharing their experiences about the market and investment options and strategies. New investing strategies would be brainstormed inviting global companies to invest in the region.

 

For more information about this conference please visit www.fleminggulf.com/investafrica

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