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East Africa leads in trade environment

Published on March 16, 2015

Countries in East Africa have the best environment for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) compared to other parts of the continent, an organisation has said.

African Guarantee Fund (AGF), which assists small firms gain access to funding and develop capacity, said the region had made it possible for budding businesses to thrive.

AGF Chief Executive Felix Bikpo said the trend put East Africa in high potential for economic growth, considering that SMEs are key drivers to the modern economy in the world. Read more. Source | Daily Nation