KPMG launched its Conversations series in 2009. The broad objective has been to facilitate interaction, knowledge-sharing and exchange between KPMG experts, clients and businesses operating in various sectors of the economy. In 2011, KPMG decided to convene Conversations dedicated to developments in Africa and the implications for the continent’s economy, in addition to the regular dialogues.
KPMG explores challenges surrounding development of Africa’s next major megacities at the next episode of KPMG Africa Conversation Series, titled Prioritising Africa’s Megacities
Different African regimes mean investors must overcome challenges in tax, diverse markets and corporate governance – KPMG Africa Conversations Series
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The ‘Great Africa business migration’ is well underway – whether by existing players expanding into new markets across Africa, by new entrants in search of resources to fuel their own growth, or through direct investments.
Africa today is one of the world’s fastest-growing regions, having expanded at more than two percentage points above the global average for the past 10 years.
According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), seven out of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world can be found in Africa.
African insights on the challenges
The latest in the KPMG Africa Conversation series discussed China’s role in Africa and possible responses by African countries in dealing with prevailing challenges.
The United Nations Conference of the Parties 17 (COP17) on Climate Change taking place in Durban this November marks a critical point in international climate change negotiations.
The recent KPMG-convened Africa Conversation, titled ‘Challenges and Opportunities in African Infrastructure’, highlighted the importance of catalyst projects and the effective use of PPPs to ensure bankable opportunities for African Infrastructure.
The attractiveness of Africa as an investment destination has been positively impacted by a number of developments in the regulatory environment affecting potential new entrants to markets.
KPMG Africa’s objectives are to provide consistent, high-quality and integrated services to multi-national, regional and local clients, enhancing our service offering in previously under-serviced markets and growing new markets.