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The relationship between China and Africa as a whole is already very strong, with China being Africa’s largest trading partner, and in turn, Africa featuring as China’s largest import source.
Establishing or expanding a business in a new market environment carries with it opportunities and risks which naturally require mitigation measures, including insurance for companies.
In a sense such heat-maps already exist. The best known is probably Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index. This index indicates the perceived levels of corruption in different countries by way of a deeper shade of red. According to this index, the morally “safest” places when expanding into Africa are Botswana (ranked the 30th least corrupt country out of 176 countries), Namibia (58th), Ghana (64th) and South Africa (69th).
There are reams of impressive studies that quantify Africa’s infrastructure needs, and the Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) highlights 50 priority projects for the region, many of which enjoy strong political backing …
Burger King’s debut in the sub-Saharan Africa market is part of the group’s strategy to become the best and most profitable quick-service restaurant business globally, according to Jose Cil, president of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Burger King Worldwide.Mr Cil said in an interview yesterday that the group’s first outlet,