Manufacturing Growth - World Economic Forum on Africa 2012

Africa accounts for a mere 1% of global manufacturing and is losing ground in labour-intensive industries. How can the continent bolster the productivity and competitiveness of its manufacturing sector?

  • Olusegun Aganga, Minister of Trade and Investment of Nigeria
  • Sachen Chandaria, Executive Director, Orbit Chemical Industries Ltd, Kenya
  • Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry of South Africa
  • William V. Hickey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sealed Air, USA
  • Leslie W. Maasdorp, President, Southern Africa, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, South Africa; Young Global Leader; Global Agenda Council on Africa

Moderated by

  • Vittorio Massone, Managing Director, sub-Saharan Africa, Bain & Company South Africa, South Africa