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The 2014 Doing Business report ranks the East African country at 32nd place globally in ease of doing business.
How we made it in Africa talks to Carlo Matta, CEO of Ghana-based Laurus Development Partners.
“Carrying out a survey effort isn’t as straightforward as one might think.”
French-speaking African countries offer just as much investment potential as their English-speaking counterparts.
Pharmaceutical firms have a real opportunity in Africa as long as they take time to understand markets.
The principal risk in building a company in Africa lies not in the continent’s socio-political conditions.
Policy makers should remain “on their toes”, devising means of promoting investment in mining activity while also ensuring that the benefits trickle to the broader economy.
“The Malian business environment is characterised by increasing market liberalisation, openness to foreign trade and investments, and high GDP growth rates.”
South Africa’s Illovo Sugar is the strategic partner in a 190,000 tons per annum sugar project to be established in Mali.
Mali’s mines minister, Abou Bakar Traore, has revealed that the country will introduce a new mining code in October to encourage more investment in the minerals industry.
South Africa-based sugar producer, Illovo Sugar, is at an advanced stage with its pre-project activities for establishing a project in Mali.