• 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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La hausse des investissements dans le secteur du ciment en Côte d’Ivoire permettra non seulement de répondre à la demande croissante à l’heure où le pays met en œuvre une stratégie accélérée de développement de ses infrastructures, mais encore de mettre à profit la capacité supplémentaire pour instaurer une filière d’exportation régionale.

Si bien el futuro del sector minero de México sigue siendo incierto, los reciente temores a que la nueva administración obstaculizase el crecimiento del sector a través de regulaciones demasiado estrictas se ha disipado ligeramente.

 

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the engines of global economic growth and employment, accounting for, on average, 33% of GDP and 45% of the workforce in high-income countries, and over 60% of GDP and 70% of employment in developing economies. In the case of the latter, the rise in the number of SMEs has been crucial to economic...

 

The government is focusing on the development of new industrial zones in order to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), create new employment opportunities and increase the sector’s value, which was estimated at 27.8% of GDP in 2018.

 

Egypt is expanding its automotive industry, following a series of new developments aimed at boosting domestic production capacity. The most recent development came in January 2019 when German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz announced it was planning to open a vehicle assembly plant in the country, which will be constructed by a local business...

 

With a population of nearly 100m, expanding by roughly 2m every year, Egypt remains a sizeable market for retailers and fast-moving consumer goods manufacturers. This has sustained a number of large domestic producers and attracted global heavyweights to the market. However, economic instability and the devaluation of the pound has brought new...