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Learn more about where and which new markets in developing countries emerge, how companies are making concrete use of these new business opportunities, and which development cooperation instruments are helping companies to do so.

Africa's music and film industry: Streaming Africa

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The African music and film industry is on the rise. Afrobeats stars create hits that the world will dance to, and Netflix is ​​knocking on film studios in Lagos and Cape Town. The increasing presence of international and African streaming service providers is opening up unprecedented revenue opportunities for the African art scene.

Central Asia as a future market: shooting stars in the steppe

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The Central Asian markets are increasingly interesting for Austrian companies. With the transport of dredgers and the equipping of a giant yurt, spectacular projects have only recently been realized.

News in brief

Expertise from Austria for projects in developing countries

Issues 2021
In cooperation with the World Bank and Co, Austrian consultants are active in all corners of the world. Find current projects here.

Christof Industries: Focus on the cycle

Issue 90 - spring 2021
From environmental technology to the feed industry - the plant manufacturer Christof Industries from Graz serves a wide variety of industries. At the moment, the intelligent recycling of waste is being worked on. Not only are new technologies on the radar, but also challenging markets.

Lab of Tomorrow: Ideas for waste

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Mastering development challenges through innovations and cooperation: That is the purpose of the Lab of Tomorrow, which is now also celebrating its premiere in Austria. Partners from various organizations are looking together for business solutions to the waste problem in the Western Balkans.

Pet market in Asia

Pet hype

Issue 90 - spring 2021
The hope that lockdowns with dogs, cats or hamsters will be easier to endure is fueling the demand for pets. As the booming market in China and other Asian countries show, the desire for an animal companion is also growing beyond the pandemic where prosperity and urbanization are increasing.

African company

Emerging brands from Africa

Magazine 89 - Winter 2020
Name an African brand right away? Probably only a few succeed. It is not surprising either, as Africa is considered to be the “most unbranded continent”. However, some African companies are about to make a name for themselves internationally - and proudly emphasize their origins.

Country portrait

Vietnam: Economy Spotlight

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
Low numbers of corona infections, an up-and-coming economy, beneficiaries of various crises: Vietnam is on a very promising path and, thanks to a new free trade agreement with the EU, also offers enormous opportunities for Austrian companies.

News in brief

International consulting from Austria 2020

Issues 2020
In cooperation with World Bank and Co, international consulting from Austria takes place in all corners of the world. Here you will find eight exciting projects from 2020.

Energy in Africa

Charged up

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
The still inadequate power supply on the African continent limits the productivity and well-being of millions of people. The potential of renewable energy sources is immense – and could be realized with capital from abroad.

Better on site

Out of Africa

Build forward

Green in spirit

William D. Nordhaus shows how one can best meet global challenges with “green thinking”.
Planet Palm

Fatal fat

Jocelyn C. Zuckerman describes in a short and interesting way how palm oil became the most widely used vegetable oil on earth.