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Frontier Markets in Africa

Syllabus of the Subject: Frontier Markets in Africa (Nigeria, Kenya, Angola, Ghana, Ethiopia).

Nigeria is the first world's frontier market.

  1. Introduction to the Frontier Markets in Africa
  2. African context
  3. Emergence of the African middle-classes
  4. Conflict Reduction in Africa
  5. Human Development in Africa
  6. Regional Integration in Africa
  7. Improving the business environment in Africa
  8. Africa is not a hostile region for investment
  9. Who is investing in Africa?
    1. Emerging Countries
    2. Investment inflows to Africa
  10. Key sectors: Natural Resources and Telecommunications
  11. Africa: The world's largest labour market
The Subject “African Frontier Markets” is part of the following programs:
  1. Course: African Economy
  2. Doctorate in Business in Africa (Online)
  3. Masters: Frontier Markets, Africa, International Business
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

Languages of study English or French Marchés pionniers en Afrique Portuguese Africa Spanish Mercados fronterizos africanos

Credits of the subject “Frontier Markets in Africa”: 0.3 ECTS Credits

Sample of the subject - Frontier Markets in Africa:
Frontier Markets in Africa

Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

Opening of the Hispano-African University of International Business

Hispano-African University of International Business

We Trust in Africa

Description of the Subject: Frontier Markets in Africa.

African economic growth (last decade): 5%

  1. Better governance in Africa
  2. Role of the African institutions
  3. Fewer conflicts (fewer conflicts in Africa than in Asia)
  4. Urbanisation (353 millions of people)
  5. Human development
  6. African demand
  7. Regional Integration in Africa. Towards the African Continental Free-Trade Area
  8. Intra-African trade
  9. New emerging partners
  10. Top sectors: distribution, transport, telecommunications, manufacturing, trade and services
  11. Emerging African middle-class: 350 million of people (34% of the African population). 1,100 million in 2040 (42% of the African population)
  12. Young African population: 60% (world's largest labour market)

Africa has twenty global frontier markets (50% of the total).

  1. Asia and the Middle East: three frontier markets
  2. Latin America: two frontier markets
  3. First frontier market in the World: Nigeria
  4. Kenya, Angola, Ghana, Ethiopia, Morocco, Tanzania, Algeria, Ivory Coast, Zambia, Uganda

Africa: next emerging continent.

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