Africa

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  • Industry: Industrial, Automotive & Pharmaceutical
  • Type: Survey report
  • Date: 7/22/2013

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Transport in Africa 

Well-developed transport infrastructure is critical for the efficient functioning of an economy. It facilitates trade by reducing the cost and time of moving goods to where there is a market for it; it also makes it possible for people to travel, or to move to regions where there are jobs available. Good transport infrastructure and services have a massive impact on productivity and economic development. The lack of good transport infrastructure is, however, a key constraint to economic development in Africa.
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Figures from the World Economic Forum’s 2012/13 Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) show that only seven African countries’ transport infrastructure is above par on a global stage (see graph below). The African countries with better infrastructure are generally located in North and Southern Africa.

 

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De Buys Scott
Head of Global Infrastructure & Projects Group
Tel: +27 (0)11 647 8982
debuys.scott@kpmg.co.za