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Workshop explores sustainable growth opportunities for Mauritian entrepreneurs in Africa

Published on November 15, 2016
The sustainable growth opportunities available for businessmen and investors in Africa was the focus of a workshop organised yesterday by Sagittarius Ltd at Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène. The Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Sunil Bholah, was present at the opening. 
Targeting businessmen and entrepreneurs, the workshop covered business opportunities in Africa, challenges faced by local businessmen as well as methods of market entry. Participants were given an overview of several countries in Africa. Discussions included a contextual analysis of the continent as well as Africa’s political and economic background.
The boosting of intra-regional trade through the creation of a wider market, increased investment flows, enhanced competitiveness and development of cross-regional infrastructure was also highlighted. According to the Minister, the position of Mauritius as part of Africa will improve significantly on the global economic stage when the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations conclude in 2017. Read more. Source | Republic of Mauritius