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...
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...
The coronavirus tsunami has created an unprecedented level of stress and losses on the $8 trillion combined assets of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) globally. Analysts at Konfidants have just concluded a COVID-19 global assessment of SWF portfolios that projects that collectively, SWFs could lose around $2 trillion in a best-case scenario, and a worst-case scenario...
Against all odds, African countries have managed to pull off the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in record time. The historical magnitude of this achievement cannot be overstated: 54 African Union States have created the world’s largest free trade area and successfully entered it into force in roughly one year – a far shorter...