• Industry

    Many emerging markets are working to build their manufacturing sectors to maximise the value of their natural resources. OBG provides an overview, highlighting key areas for investment. Typical industries covered include agro-food, automotive, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and textiles.
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Une série de nouveaux investissements dans la construction de véhicules et de pièces automobiles a permis au Maroc de renforcer sa capacité de production automobile et de ravir à l’Afrique du Sud le rang de premier producteur de véhicules particuliers du continent.

Founded on its diverse agricultural base, abundant mineral and petroleum reserves, and a young and growing population of workers and consumers, Nigeria presents considerable potential to return high yields on investment in manufacturing segments. While the discovery of hydrocarbons and rising crude prices created a dependence on export receipts and...

What are some of the main infrastructure challenges that fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies face in Nigeria?

Access to power remains one of Nigeria’s chief economic and social issues: according to Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, about 90m citizens lack access to electricity, while World Bank data estimates per capita usage is lower in just eight other countries. As the biggest domestic market in Africa, the country has great...

NSARKOH: Backward integration is not just important because it is a standalone variable; it is also important because it delivers superior economics. There are several projects through which we are trying to domesticate our supply chain as much as possible, and that is true of FMCG companies generally. As...

The global economy is entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), or Industry 4.0, based on the application of new digital and automated technologies in production processes and service delivery. These changes are presenting emerging markets with opportunities such as improved productivity, as well as risks, namely reshoring and the...