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Casablanca and Nairobi rank as leading destinations for Fortune 500 companies establishing international headquarters

Published on April 19, 2017

The Middle East Africa (MEA) region has become increasingly important for the majority of global Fortune 500 companies, according to a new report released by Infomineo (www.Infomineo.com), a global business research company specialising in Africa and the Middle East.

The report focuses on multinationals looking at entering, or already present, in the Middle East and Africa region. Overall, there was a 17% increase in the number of Fortune 500 companies in MEA in 2016 compared to 2015, with Johannesburg being the leading destination for Africa.

The Infomineo analysis includes the regional footprint of multinationals in the MEA region, the most commonly chosen cities, and the factors which influence the selection of a region, country and city - each element revealing the dynamic growth patterns within the region and a clear trend of Fortune 500 companies establishing presence in MEA. Read more. Source | Africa Newsroom