2017 Sub-Saharan Africa Outlook

$ 375.00

A comprehensive overview of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Learn about the short- and long-term outlook for SSA, the 6 drivers of regional performance, as well as scenarios and disruptors to prepare for.

Overview, Table of Contents & Sample Pages below


2017 will continue to pose challenges to many Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) markets. Global factors, such as ongoing currency volatility, low commodity prices, and slow growth in large markets such as China and Europe, will continue to put pressure on SSA economies.

As governments become more protectionist and seek to shore up their revenues, multinational companies (MNCs) will also experience rising business costs in select countries. Coupled with local developments, such as political mismanagement, these dynamics will exacerbate existing differences in resilience across SSA and create clear winners and losers across the continent.

Effective political leadership and the implementation of business-friendly reforms will become even more critical to supporting growth. This shifting landscape will push MNCs to revisit their market portfolios and adapt country and sub-regional strategies.

What you will learn

  • What is the long-term outlook for businesses investing in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Which macroeconomic and geopolitcal drivers matter most in 2017
  • Understand the risks to watch and signposts to monitor in SSA and around the world

What you will receive

  • Immediate access to the 50-page PDF report
  • Exclusive email updates covering emerging markets business topics
  • Special discounts on future report purchases

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary3
  • Section 1: FSG View on Sub-Saharan Africa4-7
  • Section 2: Sub-Saharan Africa’s Long-Term Outlook8
  •   SSA Growth is Becoming More Sustainable9
  •   Megatrends Drive the Long-Term Outlook10
  •   Economic Diversification11
  •   Consumer Spending12
  •   Foreign Investment13
  •   Government Spending14
  •   Natural Resources15
  •   Infrastructure Investment16
  •   Power Generation17
  •   Technological Innovation18
  •   Growing Inequality19
  •   Rising Government Debt20
  • Section 3: Drivers of Sub-Saharan Africa’s Performance in 201721-22
  •   Driver #1: Low Commodity Prices23
  •   Driver #2: Currency Volatility24
  •   Driver #3: Slowdown in China25
  •   Driver #4: Government Effectiveness26
  •   Driver #5: Erratic Weather27
  •   Driver #6: Rising Business Costs28
  •   Implications for Action29
  • Section 4: 2017 Country and Sub-Regional Outlooks30
  •   Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Market Clusters31-32
  •   West Africa Outlook33
  •   East Africa Outlook34
  •   Southern Africa Outlook35
  •   Central Africa Outlook36
  •   Nigeria Outlook37
  •   South Africa Outlook38
  •   Kenya Outlook39
  •   Angola Outlook40
  • Section 5: Scenarios & Disruptors41-43
  •   Disruptor #1: Eurozone Banking Crisis44
  •   Disruptor #2: China Financial Crisis45
  •   Disruptor #3: Sustained Oil Price Drop46
  •   Disruptor #4: Greater Isolationism47
  •   Disruptor #5: Worsening Terrorism48
  •   Disruptor #6: Social Upheaval49
  • About Frontier Strategy Group50

Sample Pages

Africa Growth is Becoming More Sustainable

Africa Drivers Overview

Africa Worsening Terrorism

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