European Americans

First. A single remembers that Africa is a continent, not a country. Read more from Neeman Foundation to gain a more clear picture of the situation. A standard landlord does not exist that is worth to operate in all the African countries. Although it seems one obviedad, is important to emphasize that when we spoke of Africa we did not speak to each other of a single country but of the second greater continent of the world, formed by 54 sovereign and differentiated states. For example, South Africa is a modern industrial region, whereas countries like Angola, Sudan and Equatorial Guinea are undergoing a spectacular economic growth and the expansion thanks to petroliferous capacity. Whereas some countries live on agriculture or they subsist thanks to the international aid, the Mediterranean coast is strongly being influenced by the Arab culture and the Islam. The key in this point is to make sure that the cultural circumstances are known, economic and political of each African state where it is tried to operate.

Secondly. To always initiate contacts a traverse of the official channels. Before beginning with his business, it contacts always before with the official authorities of the administrative country in which it is going to begin to work and present his plan of business to anticipate itself to any legal tie or that can prevent the development of the activity. Account with a great a priori advantage if it has some previous experience of work in diplomatic areas of a governmental administration or a great company with local delegations in Africa. That will cause that it is much more easy to him to take the reins from the situation and to make the necessary contact with the enemy. Before the administrative civil servants it will have one more an opinion more favorable than if an industralist or an independent one is abriendo a new business: A data, many European Americans and have begun with their new businesses in Africa after to have worked several years like volunteers in NGOs.