Africa Gearing Up

Transportation and logistics infrastructure in Africa is seeing a growth in investment potential. But it has still a way to go.


Is Africa the next land of economic opportunity? In our view there's no single answer. Africa is one continent, but it's made up of over 50 countries with very low connectivity between them. Levels of development also vary enormously.

More than a billion people, 54 countries, a continent bigger than the USA, Europe, China and India combined. Yet Africa is barely present on the map of world trade. The continent still isn’t a major source of exports and its consumer markets are tiny in comparison to Asia, Europe or the Americas, despite its enormous size. So Africa seems relatively unimportant for the transportation and logistics industry.

This report aims to give interested investors insight into the key economic regions and countries in Africa. It thus analyses the market potential for transport and logistics operators.

Plane engine

Ten African countries are the next places-to-be, offering enormous potential for strategic investors in the transportation and logistics industry.
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • DRC
  • Egypt
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania

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Keshava  Naidu

Keshava Naidu

Operations consulting leader, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 059 7223

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