At the onset of the global pandemic in April 2020, analysts at Konfidants spotted a troubling phenomenon they dubbed “the triple drain” on assets of SWFs and predicted that it could wreak a $2 trillion havoc on the $8trillion fortunes of SWFs globally — if the pandemic prolonged beyond 4 years. Download and read our...
This seminal report by Konfidants and funded by the BUSAC Fund, seeks to provide a broad understanding of Ghana’s trade competitiveness in the continental market, map out markets with the greatest potential within the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) for Ghana’s key industries and products, and make recommendations for boosting the country’s performance in...
We are pleased to present the findings of the second edition of the Konfidants-Made-in-Ghana survey, which seeks to monitor the shelf space dedicated to locally produced goods across the country’s leading supermarkets. The Konfidants Made-In-Ghana report is the product of a periodic monitoring framework to track progress on the agenda to increase local sourcing by...
We are launching this year’s edition of the African Globalizers Report at an extraordinary period of global crisis. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the world economy, derailed investment plans of companies and brought entire industries to their knees. The African Globalizers will need to show the same great resilience they have shown in the past...
COVID-19 and its enormous economic repercussions on Africa is putting serious strain on the continent’s Sovereign Wealth Funds – which collectively hold some $87 billion in assets under management. Experts at advisory firm Konfidants – which publishes the African Sovereign Wealth Funds Index – are projecting that COVID-19 could result in African SWFs suffering combined...