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May 2018
22 June
Arena debate

GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

16:45-18:00 Pavilion 4, Hall 4.1, Arena


Many African economies have been a bright spot for the global economy since the onset of the financial crisis. However, is Africa ready to experience growth similar to that witnessed in Asia over the past decades?


In cooperation with Renaissance Group
Moderator:
Tracy Corrigan, Editor-in-Chief, The Wall Street Journal Europe
Panelists:
Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive Officer, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.
Stephen Jennings, Chief Executive Officer, Renaissance Group
Vladimir Kremer, Chairman of the Russia-South African Business Council; Managing Director, Renova Group
Andrei Kuzyaev, President, LUKOIL Overseas Holding Ltd.; Vice-President, LUKOIL JSC
Raila Odinga, Prime Minister, Republic of Kenya
Nikolai Zelenski, Chief Executive Officer, Nord Gold N.V.

Highlights

Africa is going to grow, and that is a chance for everyone who wants to grow with it.

Andrei Kuzyaev
President, LUKOIL Overseas Holding Ltd.; Vice-President, LUKOIL JSC

As far as consumers are concerned, Africa is experiencing the most rapid urbanization in the history of mankind.

Stephen Jennings
Chief Executive Officer, Renaissance Group

The GDP of sub-Saharan Africa is $1 trillion and it is about to double within the next 10 years.

Raila Odinga
Prime Minister, Republic of Kenya

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