Nathalie partners with Zurcom, a team of dedicated trade advisors positioned across sub-Saharan Africa, as consultant for the the business hub of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.
The Indian Ocean region coverage is composed of five African Indian Ocean nations: Comoros, Réunion, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles. The five nations share geographic proximity, historical and demographic relationships, natural resources and common development issues. GDP levels vary as Reunion is incorporated into France, Mauritius and Seychelles are middle income countries, while the Comoros and Madagascar are low income countries. Opportunities exist in hospitality and tourism sectors, marine technologies, mining technologies, renewable energy as well as other sectors.
Sub-Saharan Africa, with a total population of over 1 billion, and average growth rates estimated at over 4% for the 2016 is one of the world’s leading emerging markets in terms of growth, demographics and diversity of opportunity for US exporters.