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