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The Canary Islands, a strategic gateway for companies breaking into the African market, continues improving its connectivity

The Canary Islands, a strategic gateway for companies breaking into the African market, continues improving its connectivity

For over a decade now, continental Africa has been growing and now presents a world of opportunities and prosperity. Businesses from around the world are tapping into its world record growth rates. The Canary Islands, Europe’s outermost region and located just off the West African coast, is fast becoming a gateway to an improved African business climate owing to its trade and institutional relations with the continent as well as greater connectivity between the two.

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In their search for the “Final Frontier”, digital and tech companies are finding opportunities in Africa

In their search for the “Final Frontier”, digital and tech companies are finding opportunities in Africa

Digitalization has the potential to do for Africa what railroads did for Western economies in the 19th century. The digital transformation is not just about communication. It is about recognizing that information is the new business currency.

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Canadian mining companies visit the Canary Islands to optimize their African operations

Canadian mining companies visit the Canary Islands to optimize their African operations

A few weeks ago representatives from a variety of Canadian mining companies visited the Canary Islands to explore the possibilities of using the islands as a platform to consolidate their ties with Africa. Their aim was to get to know, in depth, the Island’s experience and capacities as geo-strategic hub for operations in Africa. This is a clear sign that mining companies see Africa as a growing market.

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Canary Islands; key to African development due to its strategic location

Canary Islands; key to African development due to its strategic location

The Canary Islands, a region well acquainted with the opportunities and constraints of the African continent, are set to play a key role in African development due to its strategic location and its world-class facilities and infrastructures. 

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APR Energy set up a global inventory depot in the Canary Islands

APR Energy set up a global inventory depot in the Canary Islands

APR Energy is the world’s leading provider of fast-track mobile turbine power, providing flexible and full-service power solutions to satisfy customers with rapid access to reliable electricity when and where they need it, for as long as they need it.  APR Energy has located a business unit in the Canary Islands. APR Energy provides power generation solutions to customers and communities around the world, with an emphasis on Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.

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