Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2017

​​​​Drivers behind the Emergence of Sub-Saharan Africa’s Emerging Markets

Survey question: What do you perceive to be the most significant driver of growth in the emergence of Africa’s logistics market?

​​While the top driver of sub-Saharan Africa’s logistics markets remained growth in the region’s middle class and consumer spending, new oil & gas discoveries replaced mineral and resource demand as the 2nd most important driver. In terms of those factors inhibiting emergence, however, there was no change and the consensus remained clear – a combined 63.7% of those surveyed cited poor quality infrastructure and corruption as the most significant factors holding logistics growth in the region back.

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Sources: Transport Intelligence

​​​Inhibitors of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Survey questions: What do you perceive to be the biggest challenge prohibiting the emergence of Africa’s logistics market?

Sources: Transport Intelligence