Investment in Africa Continues to Gain Traction in the US

Filed in: fdi, investment, africa

Written by Wesley Cate on September 28, 2014

As an example of how Americans are increasingly seeing the opportunities present south of the Sahara, Minnesota’s Star Tribune  newspaper recently reported on the continued engagement of the state’s business sector with the region.  “As a giant middle class gradually rises across Africa more Minnesota firms are starting to do business there,” the Star Tribune reports. “The continent is home to several of the fastest-expanding economies in the world, and Minnesota exports of goods to the continent grew 29 percent in 2013.”

The article also spotlights Minnesota firms that are active in the sub-Sahara such as Cargill, DLR Group, and Ikonics International.

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