8 African Countries In The Forefront For Formal Retail Investment In 2017

Kurt Davis Jr.
Written by Kurt Davis Jr.
Shopping in Accra
Shopping at Global Mamas in Ghana. Photo: EasyTrackGhana.com

Ghana – Wildcard

A new president and high hopes for business is still finding its way to fruition. But the second half of 2017 for this country could be interesting in the retail and consumer goods space, as it is an economy consistently on the minds of West African investors.

Both Nigerian and Ivorian companies are already exploring potential acquisitions and joint ventures in the country, however, with a focus toward 2018 and 2019. A late (surprising) uptick in the economy in late 2017 could spur more action before the next year.