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Doing business in sub-Saharan Africa: the good, the bad & the downright exciting!

By Export Council of Australia · April 08, 2014

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A few African facts:

  • Sub-Saharan Africa is the second fastest-growing region in the world today, trailing only developing Asia
  • The 15 SADC countries have a combined population of 234 million people, and a combined GDP of US$737 million
  • Six of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world are located in Africa
  • The continent is home to 1.1 billion consumers
  • The rate of return on investment in Africa is higher than that of any other developing region
  • Africa has the world’s fastest growing population and the most youthful, with under 20s constituting over half the total population (compared to only 28% in China
  • Africa has 10% of the world’s oil reserves, 40% of its gold ore and 80-90% of its chromium and platinum group metals

At this breakfast event – the first in a series of events on doing business in Africa– we shine the spotlight on sub-Saharan Africa.

A panel of experts from Austrade, Hunt & Hunt, and Crowe Horwath will address a range of subjects, including:

Market overview, including market size, opportunities and challenges, and trade and investment outlook,Legal issues
Tax issues


Date:  Tuesday 15 April
Time: 7.30am (light breakfast served);  presentations commence 7.50 & the event finishes at 9.30am
Venue:  Crowe Horwath, Level 17, 181 William St, Melbourne


RSVP:  By COB on Friday 11 April by visiting the ECA website:, or by emailing

Please note:  There is no charge to attend this event, but space is strictly limited to 20 delegates only and pre-registration is essential.

Thanks to our venue partner: Crowe Horwath

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