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Experts Predict Large Investment Opportunities in Africa

19th June 2017
Experts Predict Large Investment Opportunities in Africa

Originally published on on March 7, 2017, by Zandre Campos

“But if Africa were a stock, it would be a value play. Africa’s strong fundamentals point to real momentum in coming years.”

Despite a dip in foreign direct investments in 2016, experts see Africa as a very promising region for growth. In fact, the International Monetary Fund predicts that Africa will achieve the status of being the world’s second-largest economy within several years. Driving forces behind this projection include a large youth demographic, a growing population, increasing discretionary income and brand loyalty in youth culture. It’s estimated that by 2025, there will be approximately $5.6 trillion worth of business and investment opportunities, creating a strong and diversified African economy. Learn more about why Africa might be an ideal investment choice.