n Management Today - Africa : richer than one thinks : economics
|Article Title||Africa : richer than one thinks : economics|
|© Publisher:||Richard Havenga & Associates|
|Publication Date||Sep 2008|
|Pages||47 - 50|
Africa is a continent full of surprises. The fact that people were baking and buying bread in a country that was in economic free fall is just one snapshot of the continent's hidden opportunities.
Looking at the bigger picture of Africa also reveals some surprises. If Africa were a single country, according to World Bank data, it would have had $978 billion total gross national income (GNI) in 2006. This places it ahead of India as a total market. Africa would show up as the 10th largest economy in the world.
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