North Africa

Preparing Your Business for Subsidy Rollbacks in Morocco

More than two years of economic and political turmoil in North Africa has reoriented foreign investors toward the most stable market in the sub-region: Morocco. The country’s relative stability is mostly driven by two factors: steep increases in food and…

Assessing distribution partners in the Middle East and North Africa

Despite economic and political instability, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)’s economies will continue to expand, offering both opportunities and risks. In the current business landscape, effective distributor management is a critical element to capitalizing on opportunities and mitigating…

Western MNCs must adapt to Saudi Arabia’s shifting labor landscape

Saudi Arabia is identified by most of Frontier Strategy Group‘s clients as their number one market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Foreign investment opportunities abound as the government aggressively diversifies its oil economy by executing on plans…

Weeding out corruption critical to African growth prospects

From examinations of malpractice in South Africa’s police service, via investigations into grand larceny perpetrated by the recently toppled Gadhafi and Mubarak regimes in North Africa, to debates about new anti-graft bodies in Kenya and Zimbabwe, a cursory glance at…