Business in Africa: Construction

Refilwe Moloto, Founder and Principal Advisor, Ambassador Advisory continues her weekly analysis of the McKinsey's 2016 Lions II on the Move report. In this week's edition of 'Business in Africa', Moloto unpacks the construction sector.

The other sectors mentioned in the include; wholesale and retail, food and agri-processing, health care, financial services and light manufacturing.

Construction tends to attract GDP growth.

Refilwe Moloto, Founder and Principal Advisor, Ambassador Advisory

For the full report on construction in Africa listen to the audio below:

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