SOURCE: African Business Review

African Business Review

May 22, 2012 14:46 ET

KMPG's Head of Strategy, Tim Bashall on Investing in Africa, in African Business Review

In 2012-13 Alone, the Continent Is Expected to Grow by 5 Percent and It Is Estimated That Africa's GDP Could Be US$2.6 Trillion by 2020... We Ask an Expert for the Inside View

NORWICH, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - May 22, 2012) - As a continent, Africa is of course diverse, with individual countries performing economically with different levels of success. There are however significant business opportunities across the continent, driven by an insatiable demand for Africa's resources, a rapidly growing population with an unprecedented rise in consumer demand and the related infrastructural development that is urgently required in all areas.

African Business Review asked global professional services giant, KPMG, for the inside view. The company's Head of Strategy for Africa, Tim Bashall, reflects on these mega-trends shaping Africa's future.

"Globally, business is recognising Africa as a high growth region of enormous investment potential," says Bashall.

"There are two mega-trends shaping 'investment hungry' Africa -- the limitless global demand placed on Africa's abundant resources and the consumer-based demand within Africa resulting from the rapidly growing 'one billion plus' population."

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