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Chasing after the African “Leopards”

05 July 2012 17:45

Amid the worrying news about the Eurozone, Hong Kong companies may well shift their attention to a glittering star - Africa. Returning from a mission to West and East Africa, HKTDC Chief Economist, Edward Leung, recommends to Hong Kong exporters and enterprises the great potential of the Africa market.

African Lions in the Making: A Continent of Opportunity

Nigeria in the west and Kenya in the east serve as the gateway to the vast continent of Africa. The rich pool of young and highly educated population and rising middle income class contribute substantially to the fast growing economy in these two countries. The increasing demand for consumer electronics, fashion, building materials and machinery translates into huge opportunities to Hong Kong traders.

Learn more about the emerging African markets:

Ghana: a rising star in West Africa
Ghana’s growing trade with Hong Kong presages further opportunities

Nigeria - the Next BRIC country holding promise in West Africa
Nigeria’s rising middle class marks new waves of consumerism
Nigeria – a stellar market holding promise for Hong Kong companies 

Kenya – The launch pad to East Africa
Distributing in and via Kenya
Potential opportunities for Hong Kong in Kenya
Dipping a toe in the Kenyan market

And you may like to know more about the Africa’s hub in Hong Kong.

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