Africa’s globalizers revealed

PUBLISHED: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:19:18 GMT
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The African Globalizers 2017 report released by the AfroChampions initiative and Konfidants is the first ever study of African multinationals’ expansion outside their home continent. Below is the full list of globalizers.

According to the report, “Africa’s expected emergence as a global powerhouse will, among other things, require the continent to create its own global giants – the ‘African Samsung’, The ‘African GE’, the ‘African Toyota’. Yet despite a decade of “Africa rising” and the advent of fast-growing big African corporations, there is still no African company in the Fortune Global 500. This could change within a decade – thanks to the emergence of an extraordinary group of African companies that are increasingly taking the world stage. They are the African Globalizers.

“How can Africa produce its own global giants? And why are they important to Africa’s global emergence?” The report is aims to understand the global journeys and global potential of African firms. For more read African-Globalizers-Report-Teaser_Final

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