This chapter includes the following articles.
Forward thinking: Drive towards local processing encourages industrial development and diversification of key exports
Promising initiatives: Jean-Louis Menudier, President, Large Industrial Firms Union of Côte d’Ivoire, on increasing global competitiveness
Into high gear: Economies around the world are preparing for the opportunities and challenges brought about by the next industrial revolution
Rising demand: An increasingly competitive market and growing middle class continue to drive retail growth and foreign direct investment