Six of the top 10 fastest growing economies in 2018 are African countries.
In comparison to other emerging markets, Africa has historically been regarded as a high-risk environment for trade and investment, and the continent has experienced an economic slowdown as slumping oil prices hit the global economy. This combined with increasing debt is potentially discouraging investment.
However, for forward-looking investors, Africa remains a land of strong opportunities. This rang particularly true from the conversations which took place during the ALN Africa Investment Conference 2018 earlier this month.
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