UBS sub-Saharan Africa Conferene: Myths and realities of investing
in sub-Saharan Africa
The African continent, and sub-Saharan Africa in particular, has attracted growing investor interest as a result of increasing demand for the continent’s vast natural resources, including commodities and farm land. Sub-Saharan Africa today is benefitting from falling telecommunications costs and new infrastructure. China and India have become major investors.
What are the prospects for growth in this region of 1 billion people? How can foreign investors participate in these opportunities? What are the major risks when investing in sub-Saharan Africa?
This first UBS sub-Saharan Africa conference, was to learn about the ’s key growth sectors and the opportunities and challenges of doing business and investing here.