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Africa emerging as growth region

Africa still attracting
international mining
investment interest
Cape Town, South Africa — MININGREVIEW.COM — 25 November 2009 – Africa has garnered new interest from investors over the last year, as the economic slowdown in developed economies has highlighted the growth potential on the continent, and many sectors in Africa “’ such as mining “’ have continued to shine, despite the global economic turmoil.

“Africa is emerging as a significant frontier for growth in the current economic climate,” notes Frost & Sullivan corporate communications manager Patrick Cairns. “We have identified the areas of potential we believe investors should keep an eye on over the coming year,” he adds.

Frost & Sullivan “’ a leading growth partnership company which partners with clients to accelerate their growth “’ will be revealing its top investment opportunities for 2010 in an online analyst briefing on Thursday next week. The briefing will provide insight into the industries on which company projects will offer the highest returns on investment in the coming year. The markets covered will include mining telecommunications, business process outsourcing, renewable energy, bio-fuels and desalination.

Highlights of the briefing will include projections on expected growth rates in each sector and information on key countries that will offer exciting returns.